Quoting Quiverfull: Homophobia or Not?

by Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church - We are Already in MalawiEditor's note: Anderson is trying to claim because one of his followers got into Malawi and did some 'Soul Winning' as proof he's not banned in Malawi. Too bad he does not seem to understand that he's banned and this is a fact. Quoting this piece because he keeps saying bad things about the gays and then turns out and tries to say his ministry is not about homophobia. Such incredibly strong cognitive dissonance! … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Be Patient Only With Non-Christians?

by Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church - Be Patient With OthersEditor's note: This was sandwiched between a pile of hateful screeds calling out other pastors for fake words from God or the unforgivable sin of making a giant pile of money preaching the gospels. He is speaking of having patience only for non-Christians.The first unquoted part is not bad advice, advice I need to remind myself of on a daily basis, to be patient with others when out and about. It's not easy, but it's important in these times when the American people are so divided and we're coming up on the stress-provoking season of the holidays. Then Steven goes on to explain how that does not apply from the … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Who is Allowed to be Judgemental?

by Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church - Judge Not!Editor's note: Snipped out the scripture that is the words of Jesus saying we should not judge others - Matthew 7:1. Steven is extrapolating out from those words and twisting it to make it seem like we're all supposed to judge each other all of the time before he goes on to act like only pastors are the ones allowed to judge. Very word salad. … [Read more...]

News: Steven L. Anderson Hate Group Targeting Arabs in Dearborn, Michigan?

Everyone's favorite 'let's kill all the Gays' pastor who is also a Holocaust-Denier is going to be in Dearborn, Michigan at the end of the month. Why Dearborn? Because they have a 41% population group that happens to be Middle Eastern. Anderson is exporting his hatred of everyone, Jews, Arabs, Muslims, Catholics and all other religions that aren't a handful of his approved Independent Fundamentalist Baptist churches. … [Read more...]

NLQ Question of the Week: Why do Fundamentalists Treat Pastors Like Rock Stars (Even When They Are Toxic)?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.Zsuzsanna Anderson, wife of Tempe pastor Steven L. Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church, linked to an article written in this month's Phoenix Magazine about her husband and his church. Just reading through the article, West of Westboro, with its portrait of a red-skinned demonic looking Anderson spewing fire out of his mouth and glowing testimonials by his congregants brings back memories of church goers treating their pastors like they were invincible heroes instead of regular men with clay feet. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Why Guys Like Steven Anderson Are Dangerous?

This is from a recent Huffington Post article about the various doings and sayings of Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona that is pastored by Steven L. Anderson. The same guy that said last week that AIDS could be wiped out in America by Christmas if all the gays in this country were put to death between now and Christmas.Meet the Pastor Who Told Me He Hoped I Got Brain Cancer and Died by Michelangelo Signorile  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: No Personal Agency For Women?

by pastor Steve L. Anderson from the blog Ramblings of Sheldon Listening to women who talk back and argue with you is like experiencing Chinese water torture and Waterboarding. Given the choice, I’d rather experience Chinese Water Torture. Bonus material from The Friendly Atheist from that same sermon: You see all these celebrity women and music stars who are “independent” and “I can do it all myself” types! That is not who I want my children emulating, because “I don’t want them to think that is what a woman should strive to be. The Bible says a woman should strive to have a meek and quiet spirit…” … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Gynos are all Perverts?

by Steve L. Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church on the blog Ramblings of Sheldon and his own church websiteI have to wonder if he has revised his view of male doctors and male gynecologists after his and his wife Zsuzsanna's recent experiences with male doctors during their medical crisis with Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome? His wife was treated by male doctors who also practice gynecology. Does that make his wife's doctors perverts? Do they know he considers them perverts but treated his wife anyway? Very confusing. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Cooking is Your JOB Woman!?

Stephen L. Anderson quotes from Ramblings of Sheldon and The Friendly Atheist. The Friendly Atheist link has a live blogging of Anderson's sermon with lots of content.  For such a skinny guy Anderson seems particularly focused on food. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Men Only Should Pee Standing Up?

by Stephen L. Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church sermon - True Slant - Him That Pisseth Against The Wall: The Hopeless Sermons of Pastor Stephen L. Anderson  Simply stated, he’s fed up with America (I think), and has decided that urine is the best metaphor for expressing that outrage. “That’s where we’re heading in this country, my friends,” Anderson says in the video. “We got a bunch of pastors in this country who pee sitting down. We got the president of the United States [who] probably pees siting down. We got a bunch of preachers… we got a bunch of leaders who don’t stand up and piss against the wall like a man. That’s what’s wrong with America.” Listen to Stephen L. Anderson your … [Read more...]