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Interview – Why Megan and Grace Phelps left Westboro Baptist Church

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The following is an interview CBC's Jian Ghomeshi did with Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper and David Abitbol. If you have followed this story at all, I would encourage you to listen to this interview. I found it very moving at times as you can hear the heart of Megan and Grace come through as they speak. Doctrine matters. What we say online matters. Megan started questioning the doctrines of Westboro Baptist from a conversation on Twitter. Let this be a reminder to all of us when we are … [Read more...]

Can you be a Christian if you don’t adopt the manner of Jesus?

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In my last post, "Westboro Baptist No More – A Story of Grace", discussion broke out quickly as Timothy Phelps, a member of Westboro Baptist decided to leave a few comments on the post. In response there was an interesting comment from one of the readers who said: My response is not about whether anyone here is in the right or in the wrong. There are plenty of “experts” here who can bloat until the cows come home. I am only on about method, and I can only look at Jesus. Well, I don’t … [Read more...]

Westboro Baptist No More – A Story of Grace

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In November, Megan and Grace Phelps, two daughters of Brent and Shirley Phelps and Granddaughters of Fred Phelps left Westboro Baptist Church. For those who don't know, Megan took the initiative and brought Westboro Baptist to the social media realm. She was the first in her family to go on Twitter, and was one of the prominent figures of the church. The bold decision she made to leave wasn't easy as she shares with a reporter: Mostly, the tears have subsided—“in public, anyway,” she says … [Read more...]


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