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As seen on the marquee of First Baptist Church in Edmond, OK.

I have no other info regarding this, but the thought of some baptist preacher giving credence to this pack of lies, to a congregation that must number in the thousands, is disturbing.

Originally posted to lrhoke on Thu Aug 12, 2004 at 08:07 PM PDT.

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  •  Its oklahoma (none)
    This guys a moderate there.Poor Bartcop


    by ctkeith on Fri Aug 13, 2004 at 12:16:16 AM PDT

  •  Onward Christian Soldiers! (none)
    The church is the trench in which shrub will fight his election battle.  He can't win anywhere else...he's a mess.  Just goes to show you how intelligent some of the zealots really are.
  •  Un-Baptist. (none)
    If that's what is really on the sign, then it is extremely un-Baptist.  I was raised Southern Baptist and am offended anytime Baptist leaders get involved in partisan politics within their capacity as ministers.  Who were some of Thomas Jefferson's staunchest supporters in his campaign to ensure the separation of church and state? Baptists.  Time to return to roots.

    I also think this might be the church where my aunt is a secretary and she and my uncle are members; they live in Edmond.

    Before we get too excited, though, communications committees love throwing "teasers" like this on signs, and the sermon may be more along the lines of sinful humanity being "unfit for command" of our own lives, as evidenced by how badly we screw up, and our need for God's leadership.  Or something.  If that's the case, it was really stupid, as it makes the congregation look partisan.

    Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely in my name.

    by A Texan in Maryland on Fri Aug 13, 2004 at 12:31:22 AM PDT

    •  could be a teaser..... (none)

      I thought about that aspect....but even if that is the case, that speaks to the potential impact of this book.

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