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Mark Driscoll is Pat Robertson, and Vice Versa

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New @RNS article: “Divisive pastor Mark Driscoll says Christians should stop infighting” 

In related news, Pat Robertson says Christian talk show hosts should stop saying stupid things…

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Gosh, Al Mohler, Please, For the Love of God, Shut Up

Posted in Modern Culture, Theology, Total Depravity by Jim on March 14, 2013

Evidently Mohler had something to say about the Papal election yesterday:

A Southern Baptist seminary president urged evangelicals not to get too caught up in all the excitement surrounding the naming of a new pope.“Evangelical Christians simply cannot accept the legitimacy of the papacy and must resist and reject claims of papal authority,” Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said in a podcast commentary March 14. “To do otherwise would be to compromise biblical truth and reverse the Reformation.”

Al must not know this (and it’s amazingly sad that a Seminary President is so woefully ignorant), but

1- No Protestant or Evangelical that I know or have ever met accepts the ‘legitimacy’ of the papacy (in the sense of the Pope being their supreme leader). Al, you’re spitting into the wind and protesting something that doesn’t exist. Folk – even Protestants – watching the proceedings in Rome on the tv box is NOT papal adoration. Calm down, and chill out. And please, shut up.

2- No Protestant or Evangelical that I know or have ever met submits to papal authority. Al, you’re spitting into the wind and protesting something that doesn’t exist. Folk – even Protestants – watching the proceedings in Rome on the tv box is NOT papal adoration. Calm down, and chill out. And please, shut up.

3- The Reformation isn’t being reversed because, Al, you’re spitting into the wind and protesting something that doesn’t exist. Folk – even Protestants – watching the proceedings in Rome on the tv box is NOT papal adoration. Calm down, and chill out. And please, shut up.

Mohler is truly an embarrassment to Southern Baptists. Truly. I wish that he (and his kindred spirit Pat Robertson) would just retire and move to an island somewhere and spend their remaining days talking about themselves and wishing they could be in the public eye again. They love it so. They love the limelight and attention. That’s the only possible explanation for their unending dronings.

Al, you are no Reformer (though you fancy yourself one.  And I know Reformers and you’re the furthest thing from one to be sure).  And this isn’t the 16th century.  And the Pope isn’t the Antichrist.  Please, just stop.  Talking.

Pat Robertson is Insane

Posted in Pentebabbleism, Pentebabbleists, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology by Jim on February 26, 2013

And he’s the world’s worst ‘interpreter’ of the Bible. And that’s saying something given the existence of Todd Bentley and Joel Osteen. Pentebabbleists…. you guys are just wretched when it comes to understanding the meaning of the Bible. ‘Demons attach themselves to inanimate objects…’ You guys- you’re more influenced by Voodoo than the Bible. Via.

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No, Pat Robertson Does Not…

Posted in Dilettante, Dilly the Dilettante Award by Jim on December 8, 2012

So, apparently, the ‘Science Guy’ is all excited about Pat Robertson’s latest blatherings (though why anyone is loony enough to think Pat Robertson a hero of any sort is a mystery to me).  This led Mr Science, for whatever reason, to tweet his joy, suggesting Robertson’s followers should join him.  Naturally the HuffPo wet itself in delight and retweeted the Science person’s misguided opinion.

I replied to both that the fact is, Pat Robertson’s ‘followers’ should be following Jesus, not him.

And now, the wry twist.  It seems that Pat Robertson has followers who blindly align themselves to whatever views he holds, as the penultimate tweet in the series from the screenshot below shows:


If Mr Baugh is right, then Pat Robertson’s ‘followers’ are worse off than I thought and in fact they should be much more concerned with their souls than with creationism or anything else.

Ok, Let’s Hear The Derision Reserved for Pat Robertson Leveled at Oliver Stone

Posted in Contempt, mockery, Modern Culture by Jim on October 30, 2012

If Pat Robertson got on his 700 Club and made the claims that Oliver Stone has, about Sandy being ‘punishment’ for something or other, people everywhere would be on him like white on rice.  So where’s the derision of Oliver Stone?  Or are Hollywood sorts exempt?

Ever-honest director and author Oliver Stone stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss Barack Obama’s presidency, climate change and his new book and documentary series, “The Untold History of the United States.”  Stone is an equal opportunity critic, arguing that neither Obama nor Mitt Romney tackled climate change in a substantive way. “I was a little disappointed at the third debate when neither of them talked about climate control and the nature of the situation on Earth,” Stone said. “I think there’s kind of a weird statement coming right after … this is a punishment … Mother Nature cannot be ignored. That’s all I thought about.”

Oliver Stone, Hollywood’s own Pat Robertson.  Let the snark commence.  (But I won’t hold my breath).

Pat Robertson Proves Himself a Servant of Satan, Again

Posted in pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology, Total Depravity by Jim on September 11, 2012

He urges a man to become a Muslim so he can beat his wife… Tongue in cheek or not, it’s vile. And the remainder of his comments… ABSURD. This man is a wicked lunatic and in no sense a representative of Christianity.

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We Knew We Could Depend on Pat Robertson’s CBN to Say Something About Hurricane Isaac…

Posted in pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology by Jim on August 27, 2012

And it didn’t disappoint

Today on the 700 Club, Christian Broadcasting Network correspondent Paul Strand spoke to Jesten Peters of Keys of Authority Ministries who said that her organization’s prayer efforts helped steer Tropical Storm Isaac away from Tampa in order to protect the Republican National Convention. But while Peters and CBN celebrated, Isaac is now heading to Louisiana and Mississippi with potential devastating consequences. CBN’s Pat Robertson in 1985 said that his prayer moved Hurricane Gloria away from Virginia Beach, were CBN is based, and towards New York, and earlier this year said that prayer could’ve stopped a string of deadly tornadoes.

So according to CBN, God moved the Hurricane to preserve Republicans.  And according to Limbaugh, the Hurricane never really was heading towards Tampa, it was a ploy by the White House…

Ah self-appointed heretics… you’re a scream.

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How Evil Is Pat Robertson?

Posted in Total Depravity by Jim on August 16, 2012

He’s evil enough to suggest that you shouldn’t adopt children because you don’t know what kind of trouble they’ll be.  That’s demonically evil.

Could he be more perverse? Could he really ever imagine himself to be a Christian in any meaningful sense of the word?

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Pat Robertson is Vile: Pat Thinks Peyton Manning Should Be Injured Because the Broncos Traded Tebow

Posted in Dilettante, disdain, Heresy and Heretics, pseudo-christianity by Jim on March 23, 2012

No one from the deepest lair of hell harms Christianity more than Pat Robertson.  He’s a loathsome troll of a man who should shut up- forever.

Televangelist Pat Robertson is not happy with the Broncos shipping out Tim Tebow. So unhappy that he’s wishing Peyton Manning bad karma.  Robertson has his own bounty out on the new QB.  Robertson said Denver treated Tebow “shabbily” after all he did for the “nothing team” last season.  “And you just ask yourself, OK, so Peyton Manning was a tremendous MVP quarterback, but he’s been injured. If that injury comes back, Denver will find itself without a quarterback. And in my opinion, it would serve them right,” he said on the 700 Club.

It would serve them right?  Pat, you’re perversity enfleshed.    Hell is going to enjoy you.  It already does.

Pat Robertson Wants Pot Treated Like Booze

Posted in Total Depravity by Jim on March 8, 2012

Pat… Pot…  crackpot.

Pat's target audience- he wants to appeal to the kids...

Pat Robertson, the televangelist behind Christian Broadcasting Network’s “The 700 Club,” doubled down on an opinion he had expressed on his show for years now.  “I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol,” Robertson told the Times. “I’ve never used marijuana and I don’t intend to, but it’s just one of those things that I think: this war on drugs just hasn’t succeeded.”

You know, I’ve always thought people who watched Pat Robertson and his 666 club were on something.  They have to be don’t they.  And he has to be smokin’ a fattie (is that the way the kids say it?  All the potheads I know are in jail so I can’t ask them)  – in spite of his claims to the contrary-  to say the worse-than-moronic stupidity he spouts.

It all makes sense now- Pat’s a long time pot-head and now he’s coming ‘out of the pot-closet’.  That or he’s sold out to culture.  Or both.


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