Hate speech is not good news

The problem with Evangelicalism is that many Evangelicals aren’t evangelical enough. To paraphrase Bebbington, Evangelicalism stresses the euaggelion, the good news. It’s hallmark is a fourfold emphasis on the experience of the good news, the authority of the good news, the story of the good news and the practice of the good news. When theContinue reading “Hate speech is not good news”

Ku Klux Klan distances itself from the Westboro Baptist Church

“Here’s a truth you can take to the bank: You know that basically you are one of the worst expressions of “Christianity” on the planet when even the KKK disavows any affiliation with you” – Hacking Christianity. “When the Ku Klux Klan is repudiating your activities, your bigotry truly has gone off the scale.” –Continue reading “Ku Klux Klan distances itself from the Westboro Baptist Church”

Baptists condemn Westboro Baptist

The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Evangelical Alliance and a host of other UK evangelical groups have issued a joint statement denouncing the homophobic theology and actions of Westboro Baptist Church and its infamous pastor, Fred Phelps. Westboro Baptist Church, notorious for its “God Hates Fags” signs, is planning to picket a performance of The Laramie ProjectContinue reading “Baptists condemn Westboro Baptist”