Archives for June 24, 2009

Connecticut church tries to cast out homosexuality

Sad.Conn. church creates stir with gay exorcism videoBy JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN - 1 hour agoBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - The video shows the 16-year-old boy lying on the floor, his body convulsing, as elders of a small Connecticut church cast a "homosexual demon" from his body."Rip it from his throat!" a woman yells. "Come on, you homosexual demon! You homosexual spirit, we call you out right now! Loose your grip, Lucifer!"The 20-minute video posted on YouTube by … [Read more...]

Ministry alert: Lighthouse World Evangelism, Inc.

ExgayWatch has a disturbing and apparently developing story about Matthew C. Manning and his Lighthouse World Evangelism group. There is more here than I can unravel but I think it is worth considering the story.Matthew Manning has been on CBN and the Joni Show with an incredible story: he not only has been delivered from homosexuality but also HIV/AIDS. However, according to public records discovered by David Roberts at ExgayWatch, Mr. Manning's deliverance is in some question. I have asked … [Read more...]

Sanford presidential prospects go south (of the border)

GOP Gov. Mark Sanford probably ended his chances for 2012 with a Father’s Day romp south of the border. Politico has the details…Politico asks:But is the straight-laced Republican base ready for a candidate whose idea of relaxation is leaving his wife and kids on Father’s Day weekend to skip the country?The same weekend Obama exhorted men to be better fathers than those of the previous generation, Gov. Sanford is in Argentina “doing something more exotic.” … [Read more...]

Bridge building – Bridging the Gap Syncroblog

This post is part of a synchroblog sponsored by New Direction. Over 50 bloggers are simultaneously posting articles on June 24th on the topic of bridging the gap between the church and the gay community. Participants hail from a variety of persuasions. Check out the list of other bloggers at Bridging the Gap.When I started blogging on June 30, 2005, I was not sure what to expect from readers. I was somewhat surprised to find that many of my readers and commenters were gay. Over time, it da … [Read more...]