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Ah yes, the controversial "I'm more popular than Jesus" quote from the Easter Bunny.


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Ah yes, the controversial "I'm more popular than Jesus" quote from the Easter Bunny.


th' bunny has chocolate

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Baritone women is apparently about stock brokers and wall street.

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Paula White: Trump's televangelist in the White House

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Washington (CNN)It was "Power Night" at the City of Destiny church on Sunday and Pastor Paula White was urging her congregation to pony up.

"I want you to hear from God. God already spoke to me what I'm going to write out. You're going to write your checks to Paula White Ministries," White preached. "If God tells you to give $12.99, do it. Whatever the Holy Spirit speaks to you. If you need to give by credit card, do so."

White regularly urges those in her pews to donate to her ministry, promising that God will bless them with wealth and "visions" in return. She sometimes warns her followers that their "dream will die" if they don't.

This time, the televangelist was doing it as a newly minted White House official.

White, President Donald Trump's longtime spiritual adviser, joined the White House staff last week to lead the Faith and Opportunity Initiative, a division of the Office of Public Liaison. Her role will primarily be to solicit input from religious groups on White House initiatives and to maintain Trump's strong ties to the religious leaders who support him.

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^^^ All of The Donalds stupidity and ignorance is not half as scary as this ! ^^^

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‘The Walking Bible’ televangelist Jack Van Impe dies at 88
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Televangelist Jack Van Impe, the host of the show "Jack Van Impe Presents," has died at the age of 88.

Van Impe’s ministry, Jack Van Impe Ministries International, announced the news on its website.

Now when I can't sleep at 5 AM on sunday mornings, hopefully this jackass won't be on my tv anymore!!

My wife and I affectionately refer to him as "Jack Scam Skimpy".

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Pastor again defies state order not to hold large gatherings. He says 1,000 people came to his church Sunday
By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor
Updated 11:35 AM ET, Wed March 25, 2020

(CNN) Remember the Louisiana pastor who defied the governor's order not to hold gatherings larger than 50 people?
He held services again on Sunday, and he plans to do so yet again on Tuesday night.
On Sunday, Pastor Tony Spell said, his Life Tabernacle Church in Baton Rouge drew about 1,000 people to its services, in part by busing people in from across five parishes.
On Tuesday evening, the pastor plans to hold services again, despite the governor's stay-at-home orders, a petition seeking his arrest and a flood of criticism from fellow Christians.

"If they close every door in this city, then I will close my doors," Spell told CNN on Tuesday. "But you can't say the retailers are essential but the church is not. That is a persecution of the faith."

Spell has told CNN he believes the pandemic is "politically motivated."

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Chief Roger Corcoran of the Central Police Department in Baton Rouge told CNN that the "matter is under investigation."
Corcoran also disputed Spell's claim last week that the police department told the pastor that the National Guard would be brought in to disperse the church assembly.

"That was never told to the pastor by my officer," Corcoran said.
Spell stands by his account. A spokesman for the Louisiana National Guard said they have not been tasked with breaking up large gatherings.

The pastor says he's heard from the White House

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, nearly every faith group has closed its holy sites and houses of worship. But there remain a defiant few pastors and religious leaders who refuse to close their doors, accusing the government of overreach and imposing on their religious freedom.

Earlier in March, Lousiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued an emergency order barring gatherings of larger than 50 people to stop the spread of Covid-19.
On Sunday, Edwards went even further, asking residents statewide to only leave home for essential needs like shopping for food, going to the *SPAM* or caring for a family member.

Louisiana has the fastest growth rate of coronavirus cases in the world, Edwards said during a news conference on Sunday, citing a University of Louisiana Lafayette study.
The governor's office did not respond to repeated requests from CNN for comment about Spell's church services. On Sunday, Edwards told CNN affiliate WVLA that he would "would urge that faith leaders and all faith leaders to heed this directive and not necessarily engage in mass gatherings where this coronavirus can spread."

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For his part, Spell said he is following social distancing guidelines, including instructions from Washington. The pastor said someone from the White House -- he declined to say who -- called him last week.

The official, according to Spell, asked him to hold services outside, make his congregation stand six feet apart and prevent non-family members from touching.
According to the Washington Post, Spell spoke with Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and a member of President Trump's informal body of evangelical advisers. A spokesman for Perkins said the conversation took place but that Perkins was not immediately available for comment.

In a statement, the White House said, "During this public health crisis, the Trump Administration has been extremely proactive in reaching out to leaders from the faith community, hosting several calls last week with more than 1,200 inter-faith leaders.

"The White House has strongly recommended that all Americans, including pastors, follow CDC guidelines by limiting groups to 10 people and practicing social distancing. President Trump encourages Americans of all religious backgrounds to do their part to stay healthy and stop the spread."

Despite criticism, Spell remains undeterred

A video of the Sunday service, posted on Spell's Facebook page, shows his congregation singing, praying, touching and otherwise worshiping in close proximity, mostly under a tent. The 1,000 congregants were spread across the church's seven buildings, Spell said.

The pastor said he's heard a flood of criticism from fellow Christians urging him to close his doors. Many, Spell said, cite Romans 13, the passage in which the Apostle Paul urges Christians to submit to "governing authorities." Others ask him to consider the greater good.
On Monday, the influential evangelical magazine Christianity Today published an editorial asking pastors and church leaders to consider the consequences of their actions.

"We are being asked temporarily to convene remotely, not to deny our faith or to cease worshiping God," said the editorial, which was co-written with Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals.

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"It is one thing to risk your own life in order to worship together in person," the editorial continued, "it is quite another to risk the lives of countless others, when so many churches are finding creative and compelling ways to carry on in worship and community from a distance."

An online petition from "The People of Greater Baton Rouge" asks that Spell be arrested and charged with reckless endangerment.
Spell, though, remains undeterred.

The pastor told CNN that people been cured of HIV-AIDS and cancer at his worship services, which feature faith-healing, speaking in tongues and other spiritual hallmarks of Pentecostalism.

Asked what he would do if a member of his congregation contracted coronavirus, Spell shifted the blame.
"Did they contract it at Walmart or Target?" he asked. "They have more people in their parking lot than we get here in a week."

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Coronavirus: A holdout of US churches defy warnings for Easter
"Satan and a virus will not stop us," said the Reverend Tony Spell. "God will shield us from all harm and sickness."
By REUTERS APRIL 10, 2020 13:35

https://www.jpost.com/international/coronavirus-a-holdout-of-us-churches-defy-warnings-for-easter-624258

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A handful of holdout U.S. churches plan to hold in-person services on Easter Sunday, saying their right to worship in person outweighs public health officials' warnings against holding large gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak.

Most U.S. churches are expected to be closed on Sunday, and a broad majority of observant Americans are expected to follow authorities' recommendations to avoid crowds to limit the spread of the potentially lethal COVID-19 respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus.
But not all of them.

"Satan and a virus will not stop us," said the Reverend Tony Spell, 42, pastor of the evangelical Life Tabernacle Church near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He expects a crowd of more than 2,000 to gather in worship at his megachurch on Sunday.

"God will shield us from all harm and sickness," Spell said in an interview. "We are not afraid. We are called by God to stand against the Antichrist creeping into America's borders. We will spread the Gospel."

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 14,700 lives across the United States and infected more than 431,700 people, with officials predicting the worst is yet to come.

Major U.S. religious institutions, including Roman Catholic dioceses and major Protestant denominations, will hold religious services online as well as through local broadcast radio and television, with just a handful of ministers and priests preaching sermons and reading liturgies to rows of empty pews.
Indeed, some major religious-liberty legal advocacy groups, whose mission is to challenge restrictions on freedom of religion, have not raised objections to the closures, saying churches have been treated the same as other major institutions and that safety comes first.

In Idaho, Ammon Bundy, who has led multiple standoffs against authorities in acts of protest against the federal government, plans to gather hundreds of people for an Easter observance, in defiance of public health advice, according to multiple media reports.

Another holdout church, the evangelical Cross Culture Center in Lodi, California, about 70 miles (110 km) southwest of San Francisco, plans another service even after its members found their church doors locked against them last weekend.
Lay preacher Jon Duncan, 43, who has led the evangelical center for more than 10 years, said that under city orders, his landlord changed the locks and shut them out Sunday morning.

Lodi police officers was standing by the door, because they were defying both local and state "stay-at-home" orders and a court order from the San Joaquin County Public Health Services.

Instead, Duncan held brief curbside prayers with his congregants as they showed up for the 11 a.m. service.
"It is disappointing because we have a valid lease, but we won't be stopped," he said. "God commands us to meet and that's what we're going to do Easter."
Duncan expects he and his flock of about 80 regular attendees will be locked out on Easter too, so he has picked an alternate site to meet. He and his attorney declined to disclose the new location to the public for fear of becoming a spectacle instead of a holy service.
The church's attorney, Dean Broyles, has lodged a complaint against the city, and implored California's governor in a letter to lift the ban on large church gatherings.
Duncan said he is steadfast in his decision.
"We don't believe our rights are eroded by a virus," he said. "We will stand together before God even against the gates of hell."

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Yet another religiumous nut job.....

Coronavirus: Church member going door to door to spread The Word breaks Covid-19 lockdown
Mike Mather·16:02, April, 10th, 2020.

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Gaylene Burgess delivered religious pamphlets around the Chedworth neighbourhood on Good Friday even though door knocking for religious reasons is prohibited under the rules of the Covid-19 lockdown.

A Baptist going door to door offering "hope for all" has fallen foul of the coronavirus lockdown that was imposed to keep people safe.

Health leaders have urged religious people to refrain from attempting to extol the benefits of their faith to others in their neighbourhoods during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.

The warning comes after residents in a Hamilton suburb were concerned when a woman from a local church knocked on their door and presented them with pamphlets espousing the virtues of the Baptist denomination.

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Dr Caroline McElnay, Director of Public Health, said people should not be going door to door during the lockdown.

A resident in Chedworth, who asked not to be named, said the woman arrived at their home on Good Friday morning and, to her surprise, handed her some pamphlets.

"I was surprised but my husband was quite cross when he found out what had happened.

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Some advice on display at Gaylene Burgess's church.

"I appreciate she was trying to be nice, but it is definitely not appropriate at this time. It would definitely have breached the two-metre rule."

After taking necessary precautions and being careful to maintain distance, Stuff went to visit the woman at her own home to ask if she was aware she had been breaking the lockdown.

She identified herself as Gaylene Burgess, a member of the Fairfield Baptist Church, and said she had gone to all the houses in her street putting the pamphlets in the letterboxes - unless that letterbox had a message not to deliver junk mail.

At those properties she went and knocked on the door and hand-delivered the documents to the residents.

While she was aware of the lockdown rules and the threat of Covid-19, "I just did not think anything of it".

None of the people she met had appeared displeased to see her, she said.

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The Fairfield Baptist Church on Heaphy Terrace, The sign outside the church advises people to "Overcome anxiety and fear by trusting in Jesus".

"They were all wonderful, actually.

"Some said no thanks [to the pamphlets]. They still opened the door and were very happy to listen to what I said."

While the pamphlets titled "Hope for All" were from the Baptist Churches of New Zealand, they did not originate from the Fairfield church and Burgess said that church's pastor was not aware of what she had been doing.

In past years the booklets had been delivered by New Zealand Post, she said. This year she and a network of volunteers around the country had taken on the task instead.

Burgess said she realised the gravity of what she had done and wanted to apologise to anyone in her neighbourhood who may have been alarmed by her presence.

Speaking at the Good Friday 1pm press conference in the Beehive, Dr Caroline McElnay, the Director of Public Health indicated she had some sympathy for people wanting to mark the religious holiday with other people.

"We recognise it's a challenge for many people. This is an Easter unlike other Easters.

"I really want to re-emphasise the Prime Minister's message that it's time for us to get behind the country and stay at home.

"I'm aware that many churches now have online coverage of their services so people can worship in the way they wish to worship but still be able to stay at home and follow our guidance."


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Life Tabernacle Church Pastor Tony Spell requests for followers to donate their coronavirus stimulus checks to the church.

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