Removal of Richard Ivey from Position

November 4, 2016
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The Church of Body Modification has been made aware of serious allegations surrounding one of our ministers. The allegations include physical violence, sexual assault, mental abuse, animal abuse, death threats, theft, identity theft, and lies. These actions were made public by previous clients, co-workers, friends, and former girlfriends in great detail, and span the time.. read more →

Spring Equinox Essay Contest

January 22, 2014
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In honor of the Spring Equinox, the Church of Body Modification is holding an essay contest. The topic is, “What does being ‘Spiritually Modified’ mean to you?” Entries shall be submitted to admin@uscobm.com no later than Thursday, March 20, 2014 (the Spring Equinox for the Northern Hemisphere) at Midnight Eastern time. Entries will be read.. read more →

CoBM Member Running for Georgia State Senate

January 19, 2014
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To be clear, the CoBM does not endorse specific political parties or candidates. Having said that, we would like to mention that one of our Church members, James Harrison Nixon, is running for State Senate in Georgia. As Mr. Nixon describes himself: James Harrison Nixon is a normal person that cares for his state. A.. read more →

A new year, A new site update

January 10, 2014
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As we’ve mentioned before, we’ve been around for quite some time. When it comes to our website it’s important to give it a tune-up every so often and, since it’s been just shy of two years since the last website update, we figured it was due for a fresh coat of paint. read more →

National Geographic Taboo Episode

January 3, 2014
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It’s always a gamble when you do an interview, especially if the interview is for a larger publication. You run the risk of having your words misinterpreted or, worse yet, having the interviewer present the information in such a way that demonizes you. However, when a production company representing National Geographic approached us last year,.. read more →

Back Where We Started

December 26, 2013
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Many years ago, over 13 years now, the CoBM was starting up and someone decided the church needed a website. That website, for those that may not remember, was http://churchofbodmod.com. From 2000 to 2003, churchofbodmod.com was the online meeting place for members as well as those wanting to learn more about the CoBM. However, in.. read more →

Last Advice from Shannon Larratt

March 16, 2013
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In the coming days and weeks, many of us will reflect on Shannon’s life and how his life influenced our own. Most of us would say that our own life would be very different if it were not for Shannon and everything he did. Certainly I would not be writing this and you would not.. read more →