While we’re on the subject of the Holocaust…

David Irving has a reputation as a world-class Holocaust denier. He also has some views about gays and others which may not be as well known. In this clip from the Southern Poverty Law Center's Youtube page (at about 7:09 and following), you get a sense of his views of blacks, gays and others.To be clear, Scott Lively does not in any way deny the Holocaust. He makes this clear in his talks. I am only posting this because the broader topic of the Holocaust and Nazism has become of … [Read more...]

The Pink Swastika and the Hidden Holocaust?

One purpose of The Pink Swastika is to minimize the suffering and persecution of homosexuals during the tenure of the Third Reich. In reaction to gay holocaust theories employed by some gay advocates, Lively and Abrams advance a theory about why some homosexuals were persecuted while others were Nazi promoters. Lively and Abrams suggest that masculine oriented, "Butch" homosexuals were favored by the Nazis. These "Butch" gays hated and persecuted effeminate, "Fem" homosexuals when the Nazis came … [Read more...]

Leadership University removes “Homosexuality and the Nazi Party” article

Leadership University is a ministry affiliated with Campus Crusade for Christ and exists as a "faculty outreach and training arm" of CCC. Until recently, LeaderU had Scott Lively's article Homosexuality and the Nazi Party available to readers (Scroll down and you can see the link here). Now if you click that link (http://www.leaderu.com/jhs/lively.html) you will not find the article.This is the same article that Exodus International linked to but then removed in light of the Uganda ex-gay … [Read more...]

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...]

The Pink Swastika and Friedrich Nietzsche

Throughout The Pink Swastika, Scott Lively and Kevin Abrams claim there was a necessary relationship between homosexuality and the rise of Nazi Germany. They chronicle a long line of people who they claim influenced National Socialism and assert with great confidence that most of those figures were homosexuals. However, a closer examination of their claims and the record reveal that the authors' confidence is most likely based on wishful thinking and confirmation bias. To illustrate, I am going … [Read more...]