Topic / Evangelicals

Will ‘Horror-Clown’ Trump keep his promises to Christians?

‘Although many pro-life and pro-family advocates are breathing sighs of relief at having dodged a Clinton presidency, they now have the task of ensuring Trump keeps his pro-life promises – and appoints Supreme Court justices opposed not only to Roe v Wade but also to same-sex “marriage” and Obergefell v Hodges.’ Those are the words […]

Arizona dental assistant sworn at for refusing a free Bible

Mikey Weinstein, above, founder and President of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, stepped in to defend a dental assistant who claims he was abused after refusing a Bible from a group of Christians who infiltrated a Phoenix hospital. According to this report, Jesse Gonzales, a dental assistant at the Carl T Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center, […]

Christian horror comic creator Jack Chick is dead aged 92

In 2015, trailing a little-known 2008 indie documentary – God’s Cartoonist: The Comic Crusade of Jack Chick – the Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah described the movie as:  A mind-blowing profile of 91-year-old author and illustrator Jack T Chick and Chick Publications. Well, the old fire and brimstone loon has died, but his “Chick tracts”, […]

Christians in Estonia kick up a fuss over Virgin Mary exhibit

Visitors to Estonia’s new National Museum are invited to kick the base of a glass box containing an image of the Virgin Mary, but the clever high-tech exhibit has enraged Christians who want it removed. According to this report, when people kick a spot on the plinth below the glass box, the Mary image fragments […]

Christians lay hands on Trump to ward off a ‘satanic attack’

At one of his creepiest appearances to date, Donald Trump allowed himself to be pawed this week by a clot of dimwitted evangelicals in Cleveland, Ohio, as a protective measure against demonic attacks. Speaking at the Midwest Vision and Values Pastors Leadership Conference held at his church in Cleveland, Rev Darrell Scott,  CEO of the National […]

Botswana’s ‘wide-open door’ slammed in evangelist’s face

After South Africa banned Steven Anderson from entering the country earlier this month, the American hate preacher trumpeted that he was still on course to ‘win souls’ in nearby Botswana. He wrote on Facebook: I feel sorry for people who live in South Africa, but thank God we still have a wide open door in […]

Taking a rain check on Jesus

Inspired by the online ravings of Kent evangelist, Bob Hutton, Barry Duke used a lazy Sunday afternoon to pen this piece, which first appeared on the Freethinker website on October 14, 2012. (Warning: has adult gay content!)   “GOOD afternoon sir, nice weather for this time of the year”, says the squinty-eyed old geezer clutching […]

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 […]