Robert Jeffress

RWNJ Pastor: Trump Was ‘On Target’ When He Called Countries ‘Sh**holes’ (TWEETS)

RWNJ Pastor: Trump Was ‘On Target’ When He Called Countries ‘Sh**holes’ (TWEETS)

It seems hard to believe that anyone would even try to defend Donald Trump suggesting that we take in too many immigrants from “shithole countries.” But one of Trump’s most ardent religious right supporters tried to do exactly that. Even as condemnation of Trump’s vulgar and racist comments poured in from both sides of the […]

Trump-Worshiping Pastor Wonders If Trump’s Critics ‘Take The Bible Seriously’ (AUDIO)

Trump-Worshiping Pastor Wonders If Trump’s Critics ‘Take The Bible Seriously’ (AUDIO)

As of the close of the first week of the new year, Donald Trump’s average approval rating, as measured by FiveThirtyEight, stands at 38.2 percent–easily the lowest of any newly-elected president at this early stage of his presidency. But Trump is lucky to even be that high. From the looks of it, one big reason […]

Trumpkin Pastor: Weinstein Is The ‘Natural Result’ Of Taking Prayer Out Of Schools (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trumpkin Pastor: Weinstein Is The ‘Natural Result’ Of Taking Prayer Out Of Schools (TWEETS/VIDEO)

The religious right insists that all it wants to do is give Americans with “traditional values” a place at the table. But from time to time, a religious right luminary lets slip that he and his cronies really want to turn this country into a Christian version of Taliban-era Afghanistan. We got a lovely example […]

Christian Pollster Peddles Alternative Facts About Trump’s Faith (AUDIO)

Christian Pollster Peddles Alternative Facts About Trump’s Faith (AUDIO)

The religious right latched onto Donald Trump in part because he made clucking noises about social issues that they liked. In return, the nation’s so-called moral guardians stood by him after the “Access Hollywood” tapes came up. Without that, Trump would have been finished. Well, Trump has repaid that massive political debt several times over. […]

Gaudy Patriotic Church Service Has Non-Americans Rolling Their Eyes (VIDEO)

Gaudy Patriotic Church Service Has Non-Americans Rolling Their Eyes (VIDEO)

A lot of churches in the Bible Belt have taken to wrapping themselves in the American flag. It’s a natural extension of the line that this country is supposedly a Christian nation. But June 25’s service at First Baptist Church of Dallas saw a display that was extreme even by those standards. The “Freedom Sunday” […]

What Would Jesus Do? He’d Lose An Election To Donald Trump According To This Pastor (VIDEO)

What Would Jesus Do? He’d Lose An Election To Donald Trump According To This Pastor (VIDEO)

This guy’s gone and done it now. RWNJ mega-pastor, Robert Jeffress, said he would vote for Donald Trump over Jesus. Jeffress is a pastor to a 12,000 member congregation at The First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. First off, pastors shouldn’t be endorsing candidates. That’s illegal. Churches can help with citizenship and voter registration, but they […]

RWNJ Pastor Proclaims Cops Are ‘Ministers Of God Sent To Punish Evildoers’ (VIDEO)

RWNJ Pastor Proclaims Cops Are ‘Ministers Of God Sent To Punish Evildoers’ (VIDEO)

In case you were wondering what role the police play in the lives of people in this country, it turns out they’re actually ministers sent by God to punish all the bad guys. So by that logic I guess the cops who shoot innocent people are working for Satan. Robert Jeffress, the pastor at First […]

Donald Trump Surrounds Himself With Culture Warriors

Donald Trump Surrounds Himself With Culture Warriors

We already knew that Donald Trump isn’t even trying to pivot back to the center after completing his hostile takeover of the GOP. Well, we got more evidence today. He threw a truckload of red meat to the religious right by appointing an “advisory board” chock full of unreconstructed culture warriors. After a closed-door meeting with some […]

Texas Pastor Said Transgender Bathrooms Are Worse Than ISIS

Texas Pastor Said Transgender Bathrooms Are Worse Than ISIS

A pastor in Dallas, Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist church, said that “the chamber of commerce” is a bigger threat to our freedom than ISIS: “I mean, it’s the businesses that say to our representatives, ‘Oh, don’t pass laws like that, don’t pass these religious freedom laws because people will interpret that as anti-gay […]

Fox News’ Keith Ablow Gives Blistering Critique Of ‘Bizarre, Controlling, Manipulative’ Duggars

Fox News’ Keith Ablow Gives Blistering Critique Of ‘Bizarre, Controlling, Manipulative’ Duggars

After devoting virtually no time at all to the Josh Duggar scandal, Fox News Channel seems to have taken on the role of the PR agency for America’s famous babymakers. Megyn Kelly, for instance, echoed the Duggars’ blistering critique of the decision to release the police reports that not only showed Josh fondled five girls, […]

Silverman Assaulted By FOX News Panel During ‘Conversation’ Regarding Rubio Comments

Silverman Assaulted By FOX News Panel During ‘Conversation’ Regarding Rubio Comments

Marco Rubio’s “hate speech” comments during his CBN interview caught the attention of FOX News’ resident golem, Sean Hannity. The next evening, during?Hannity, the contents of the interview became a topic of FOX-style discussion (see: verbal jousting), as Hannity and two Fundamentalist Christians decided to gang up on American Atheists President David Silverman. In typical […]

Fundie Pastor Robert Jeffress: 9-11 Was Punishment For Abortion

Fundie Pastor Robert Jeffress: 9-11 Was Punishment For Abortion

Just days after the September 11 attacks, Jerry Falwell declared that abortionists–among many others–were responsible for the planes slamming into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. After a relentless pounding that lasted almost a week, Falwell was forced to apologize. Well, at least one pastor who carries on Falwell’s tradition apparently didn’t get the […]