Jim Bakker and the David Ickeization of Christianity

Just how important is Jim Bakker to American Christianity today? He now belongs to an older generation of televangelists, and despite having had a bit of a comeback in recent years, he remains a diminished figure compared to his status before the sex and financial scandal of 1987 and his subsequent imprisonment. However, his Jim Bakker Show continues to be […]

Some Notes on Milo Yiannopoulos

Much – indeed, probably too much – has been written in recent days about the journalist and self-described “comedy character” and narcissist Milo Yiannopoulos, now banned from Twitter following allegations that he incited racist abuse against Leslie Jones, a black American Hollywood comedian and actress currently starring in the remake of Ghostbusters. Along with this particular […]

The Daily Express and the Illuminati

(Sunny’s Tweet here) From the Daily Express: Does hand sign made by Merkel, May and now Juncker prove there is a secret EU illuminati? SPECULATION is mounting there is a secret society within the EU after senior figures were snapped making the same masonic-style hand signal. By JON AUSTIN European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker was the […]

Exhibition Notice at Welsh Assembly Hints at “VIP Paedophile” Claims

From the website of the National Assembly for Wales (emphasis added): Calendar Event EXHIBITION: Wall of Silence Date: Monday 27 June 2016 to Sunday 3 July 2016 Location: Pierhead Main Hall Description: The Wall of Silence is the inspiration of Carl. Carl grew up in Powys and is in recovery from child sexual abuse. He […]

Ultra-Orthodox Messianism in Israel Is “Exciting News” For US Evangelicals

WND reports: Top rabbis: Unmistakable signs of Messiah coming A conversation between two of the most distinguished rabbis in Israel indicates scholars of the Torah see unmistakable signs of the coming of the Messiah. What’s more, in the Messianic era, Christians will become a source of Torah learning, as believers in Jesus Christ rediscover the […]

English Churchman Promotes Satanic Ritual Abuse Claims

Expanded From the latest issue of the English Churchman (24 June and 1 July 2016, p. 3 – screenshot via Anna Raccoon here): Christians Demand Action Against Satanist Ritual Abuse by Wilfred Wong Satanist Ritual Abuse (SRA) exists in Britain and is a growing problem, harming and destroying the lives of an increasing number of children […]

Trump Pastor Offers “The Most Explicitly Partisan Prayer Heard at a Major Party Convention in Modern Times”

From Bloomberg, 17 July: A prominent African American evangelical leader has been added to a prime-time speaking slot at the Republican National Convention — a last-minute scheduling change by Trump campaign strategists in the wake the shooting deaths of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Pastor Mark Burns, who often opens for Trump at his […]

Bogus Fox News “Terrorism Expert” Sentenced for Fraud

Also: Man who exposed him says “not one ‘conservative’ media outlet wanted anything to do with breaking this story” in 2013 Reuters reports: A man who has appeared on Fox News as a guest “terrorism analyst” was sentenced to 33 months in prison on Friday on charges that he fraudulently claimed to have been a […]

Pokémon Satanic Panic

From Right Wing Watch: On Monday, “Trunews” host Rick Wiles recounted a story about how he called the police after seeing a man taking photos of his office building, only to discover that the suspicious man was simply playing Pokémon Go on his phone. “What if this technology is transferred to Islamic jihadists and Islamic jihadists […]

Eschatology, Conspiracy, and Science Fiction: When “End-Times” Authors Collaborate

A new book: I Predict: What 12 Global Experts Believe You Will See Before 2025! …NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME, IN I PREDICT YOU WILL… Discern the facts behind whether the Ark of the Covenant has been found. Learn about the Final Roman Emperor and the Vatican’s Last Crusade. Finally understand the truth behind the […]