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Stories Ending in Tragedy

A church I drive by in Somerville, Maine frequently amuses me with its messages of dire religiosity. Here’s the latest:

That got me to thinking…

Could be true.

[...]

What Would it Take For You to Receive Jesus as Savior?

Go ahead, answer the question. What would it take?

I’d Rather Just Pick Up the Mustard Seed, Thanks

Seen at the Chestnut Street Baptist Church, with reference to Matthew 17:20…

I consider myself a doubter, and speaking for myself (unlike the preacher who put up that sign) I don’t actually think I need faith the size of a mountain to move a mustard seed. I don’t need any faith at all. All [...]

Pastor John Piper Clams Up About God’s Will As Tornado Destroys Baptist Church in Arkansas

Last summer, a small tornado caused minor damage to the steeple of a Lutheran church that had embraced equal rights for gays and lesbians. Baptist Pastor John Piper saw opportunity. Pastor Piper promptly wrote and shared a 625-word essay to his followers declaring that the tornado was an expression of God’s wrath against gay people [...]

John Piper Clams Up About God As Tornado Hits Baptist Church in Mississippi

When a minor F0 tornado hit a church where gay rights activists had met last summer, Baptist preacher John Piper promptly wrote a 625-word essay explaining to his followers how the tornado was the expression of God’s wrath against gay people. Piper declared that “Jesus Christ controls the wind, including all tornados,” that God will [...]

Faithful Word Baptist Church Wants To See Obama Die

Encouraged by Anderson’s sermon Why I Hate Barack Obama, Faithful Word Baptist Church member Christopher Broughton brought an assault rifle to a speech that President Obama gave in the city of Phoenix. [...]

Catholic and Baptist Vengeance Freaks, Check Your Tornado History With Jesus

After a weak F0 tornado touched down yesterday in Minneapolis and slightly damaged the Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, a Baptist preacher and a member of the Catholic Media Coalition sprung into action. The two representatives of the these conservative Christian religious organizations noted that in Minneapolis that day, some Lutherans had gathered to discuss [...]

Why Wiley Drake’s Prayer for Obama to Die is Not a Problem

Americans have been in a bit of a twitter upon hearing Baptist preacher Wiley Drake’s admission that he has been praying for the death of Barack Obama:

Alan Colmes: When you say you are praying for the death of someone using imprecatory prayer, you then said — I asked, then, “for whom else are you [...]

Why Wiley Drake's Prayer for Obama to Die is Not a Problem

Americans have been in a bit of a twitter upon hearing Baptist preacher Wiley Drake’s admission that he has been praying for the death of Barack Obama:

Alan Colmes: When you say you are praying for the death of someone using imprecatory prayer, you then said — I asked, then, “for whom else are you [...]

John McCain Church Urges Quickies For Divorced Men

As most people know, John McCain abandoned a marriage himself, leaving his wife and children to be with another woman. Does anyone know if he followed the advice of the North Phoenix Baptist Church, and arranged a quickie little four-week forgiveness restitution schedule with his ex-wife and children? [...]