Fake Christians

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Submitted by RWMaster on Mon, 01/16/2017 - 07:02

"Pop worship music. Falling in love with Jesus. Mission trips. Wearing jeans and T-shirts to church. Spiritual searching and church hopping. Faith-based political activism. Seeker-sensitive outreach. These now-commonplace elements of American church life all began as innovative ways to reach young people, yet they have gradually become accepted as important parts of a spiritual ideal for all ages. What on earth has happened?

Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All of It Back

Submitted by RWMaster on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 14:25

"By the time he was nineteen, Frank Schaeffer’s parents, Francis and Edith Schaeffer, had achieved global fame as bestselling evangelical authors and speakers, and Frank had joined his father on the evangelical circuit. He would go on to speak before thousands in arenas around America, publish his own evangelical bestseller, and work with such figures as Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, and Dr. James Dobson. But all the while Schaeffer felt increasingly alienated, precipitating a crisis of faith that would ultimately lead to his departure—even if it meant losing everything.

The Continuing Tale of Court-Martialed Navy Chaplain

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:19

"Gordon James Kilingenschmitt was a Navy Chaplain who was court-martialed for refusing to follow orders, lying, and generally not acting like a navy officer should. Now he is getting into trouble with a website that gives the illusion that he is still a Navy chaplain. No suprise here, he is now calling for God to kill people he disagrees with.

Gospel of Hate: Arizona pastor Steve Anderson spews bile toward Obama, Frank, and gays

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:16

Pam Spaulding happened upon this character named Steven Anderson, who preaches from the pulpit at Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona. I compiled some of the more, ah, interesting bits from the sermons I surveyed into the 20-minute audio above.

Pastor Asks God to Smite President Obama (Wiley Drake)

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:15

"As if President Obama doesn’t have enough to deal with – what with civil unrest in Iran, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and economic malaise at home – now he’s also got a Southern Baptist minister praying for his death.

The Rev. Wiley Drake, pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park, Calif., told Fox News Radio earlier this month that he was practicing “imprecatory prayer” – a divine curse – that would bring about Obama’s death.

Thousands Protest Anti-Gay Pastor In North Carolina

Submitted by RWMaster on Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:59

Thousands of protesters gathered this weekend outside of the North Carolina church where Pastor Charles Worley preaches. Worley came under fire last week after saying the U.S. should build an electrified fence to create a concentration camp for all gay people and “in a few years they’ll die out.”

Pat Robertson: Don’t adopt sexually abused children that could grow up ‘weird’

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/27/2016 - 12:57
CBN's Pat Robertson
 

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Thursday cautioned his viewers to think twice before adopting disadvantaged children that had been sexually abused or deprived of food because they could grow up “weird.”

Five Pat Robertson Quotes Showing He’s Insane and Has No Business Being On TV

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 11/26/2016 - 18:03

"I recently read where Pat Robertson was quoted as saying that homosexuals in San Francisco were going around intentionally infecting people with AIDS.  His exact words when discussing homosexuals and AIDS were: