Topic / Evangelicals

The Freedom of Will

Stuart Hartill reviews a novel by Kenneth Clatterbaugh, pictured above. Will Tillett is young, Texas born but abandoned soon after and raised in small town Louisiana by a kindly aunt and uncle, the fourth generation of an American preacher dynasty. As the novel starts, his uncle’s traditional ministry is losing its last punters to the […]

Evangelicals, atheists and Muslims unite against Irish RE

The Evangelical Alliance of Ireland (EAI)  – headed by pastor Nick Park, above – has joined Atheist Ireland and Irish Ahmadiyya Muslims in calling for religious education reform that will allow pupils to choose another subject in its place. According to this report, the EAI said it was seeking: To protect children from coercion and […]

Pastor predicts ‘genocide and incest park’ will rake in billions

Kevin S Aldridge, inset, pastor of St Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Milford, Ohio, was among the first visitors to Ken Ham’s ridiculous Ark Encounter in Kentucky – dubbed the ‘genocide and incest park’ by sceptics – and this is prediction he made in a piece he wrote for Cincinnati.com: If Tuesday’s gathering of […]

No room at the inn for hate preacher Steven L Anderson

A South African hotel has cancelled a booking made by the US hate preacher who recently praised the slaughter of 49 people at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando. After the shocking massacre, Anderson said: The good news is that there’s 50 less paedophiles in this world, because, you know, these homosexuals are a bunch of […]

Lawsuit claims that school kids were hectored by an evangelist

 Hector (‘El Father’) Delgado, above, a reggae-artist-turned evangelical preacher, has sparked a lawsuit in Puerto Rico for targeting schools with his Christian preaching. The lawsuit was filed because last March, four schools from the town of Arecibo invited Delgado to preach Christian mumbo-jumbo on school grounds and during school hours. According to this report, on […]

Brexit could reclaim Britain for Jesus, says Andrea Williams

Christian Concern’s demented Williams, above, apparently believes the Brexit vote could give Britain the green light to turn back the clock regarding human rights. According to this report, Williams and Christian Concern’s co-founder Pastor Ade Omooba said in a joint message to their supporters: Last year, on May 5 when David Cameron stood in front […]

When evangelical Internet troll Bob Hutton comes calling

THIS being a quiet Saturday evening, I thought I’d address the problem of the Internet Troll,  best described by the creator of Flayme.com thus: I believe that most trolls are sad people, living their lonely lives vicariously through those they see as strong and successful. Disrupting a stable newsgroup gives the illusion of power, just […]

Tory Minister Stephen Crabb denies being homophobic

Tory leadership contender, evangelical Christian Stephen Crabb, has attacked ‘political opponents’ for spreading the ‘complete falsehood’ that he believes gay people are sinful and need treatment. The Conservative Work and Pensions Secretary today told the BBC’s Today programme: I don’t believe that being gay is a sin. I don’t believe it’s something to be cured. […]

Donald Trump is ‘born again’ and is now a ‘baby Christian’

News of the Trump finding Jesus comes to us comes to from an impeccable source: James C Dobson, one of America’s leading evangelicals, who claims that the wannabe US President had recently come ‘to accept a relationship with Christ’ and is now ‘a baby Christian’. According to this report, Dobson, the founder of a virulently […]

Crowds besiege hateful homophobe’s Baptist church

When pastor Roger Jimenez, above, of the Verity Baptist Church in Sacramento, California, delivered a hateful sermon in the wake of the Orlando gay club shooting, he sparked such fury that an estimated 1,000 people targeted his church on Sunday. According to this report, Jimenez told his congregation that: They shouldn’t be mourning the death […]