James Dobson (Focus on the Family) has demanded that the National Association of Evangelicals fire Rev. Richard Cizik who has been trying to broaden evangelicals political interests to include global warming. The NEA president was Rev. Ted Haggard until he broadened his interests to include crystal meth and man whores.
In a letter this week to the board of the NAE, which claims 30 million members, Dobson and his two dozen co-signers said the Rev. Richard Cizik, the NAE's vice president for government relations, has waged a "relentless campaign" that is "dividing and demoralizing" evangelicals.
Jim Wallis picks up the story
In a letter to the chairman of the National Evangelical Association Board, James Dobson, Tony Perkins, Gary Bauer, and their cohorts claim that "The existence of global warming and its implications for mankind is a subject of heated controversy throughout the world." And even more bizarre, there was another report this morning that in his sermon last Sunday, Jerry Falwell claimed the debate over global warming is a tool of Satan being used to distract churches from their primary focus of preaching the gospel.
Tonight on the radion show "Fresh Air" is an interview with the author of a new book about Dobson
'The Jesus Machine' Tracks James Dobson's Rise
Journalist Dan Gilgoff is the author of the new book The Jesus Machine: How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America Are Winning the Culture War. Gilgoff gained rare access for a reporter to the Focus on the Family organization
Dobson is winning? Say it ain't so.