Biola president Barry Corey uses bully pulpit to threaten Biola QueerUnderground

I recently heard from one of the founders of Biola QueerUnderground, the group of LGBTQ students at conservative Christian college Biola University who earlier this month contacted me after their big coming out event. (If you’re new to this now-national story, see my They’re here; they’re queer; they’ve plenty to fear: LGBT students form secret [Read More...]

Leaving gay-bashing pastors in the darkness, buried in their dirt

So here we have yet another pastor calling for the death of all gay people. (All credit to friendly and indefatigable Jeremy Hooper over at Good As You for finding and presenting the audio clip, and to the equally tireless folks at Towleroad for the audio transcription.) Next up for Shoo-in For Hades is Pastor [Read More...]

She’s losing her faith

This came in today: John, I have been reading your blog for a while now and I hope you can help me. I have been a Christian for most of my life (I am 56) but I am having a tough time maintaining my faith lately. [Read more...]

Bits ‘n pieces

→ First of all, happy Memorial Day. On Friday Pastor Bob and I went to see the movie Battleship. (PB phoning me to go: “Battleships and aliens! The ultimate combo! I’ll pick you up in ten!”) The movie’s plot hinges upon a group of WWII Navy vets coming out of retirement to fire up and [Read More...]

Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State writes IRS about Pastor Charles Worley

Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, has written a letter to Lois G. Lerner, director of the IRS’s Exempt Organizations Division, in which he requests that Ms. Lerner consider that in this sermon Pastor Charles Worley violated federal law by intervening in an election. [Read more...]

One of Pastor Worley’s disturbing flock defends him [Brain-frying VIDEO]

(If you arrived here via a link in my HuffPo piece on Americans United contacting the IRS about pastor Charles Worley, you were supposed to end up not at this post, but rather at  NC Pastor: “Let’s put all the queers and lesbians behind electric fences and let them die.” [VIDEO]. This post is a [Read More...]

Godly tip for the day: Don’t murder a family

Okay, so I am not going to start making a habit of showing you these. But the conversation around “The enemy is deceiving you that homosexuality is alright [sic]“ has proven so vibrantly interesting (when I expected that post, put up late last night right just before I crashed into bed, to pretty much just disappear), [Read More...]

“The enemy is deceiving you that homosexuality is alright [sic].”

I get these all the time. I have no idea why I thought I’d share this one, but … this just in! John, I read your post on homosexuality. It was truely painful reading your words. I do sense that the Spirit of the Lord is convicting you but you won’t surrender to the unction [Read More...]

Pastor Worley, Heresy the troll, and that old time religion

You almost feel sorry for Pastor Worley. At the moment I published NC pastor: “Let’s put all the queers and lesbians behind electric fences and let them die,” the video of Worley preaching that all gay people should be sequestered behind electrical fences and left to die had been viewed 308 times. As of this [Read More...]

NC pastor: “Let’s put all the queers and lesbians behind electric fences and let them die.” [VIDEO]

[UPDATE #1: One of Pastor Worley's disturbing flock defends him [Brain-frying VIDEO] [UPDATE #2: Some ninety minutes after posting the below, all the contact information on the website for Providence Road Baptist Church was removed. But don't let that stop you from emailing Pastor Charles "Let 'em fry or die" Worley at pastor@prbcnc.com. ] [UPDATE [Read More...]


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