Rod Parsley

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Pulpit fiction

By David Waters Dozens of defiant Christian ministers across the country defied IRS warnings and turned their sermons into partisan … Continued

Obama, McCain, Palin and Religious (In)Tolerance

Ignorance and intolerance of the faiths or lack of faith of others is a huge problem in a world where … Continued

Powell’s Words a Lesson for McCain

It is my belief that John McCain disqualified himself from being an effective leader of this country about a year … Continued

McCain’s Conversion: Political or Spiritual?

Barack Obama’s religious affiliation has received a lot of attention, but while he may have benefited politically for a time … Continued

The Year of the Religious Moderate

From Rick Warren’s Saddleback Forum, to Jeremiah Wright, John Hagee and Rod Parsley, 2008 represents for faith in the American … Continued

The Purpose-Driven Presidency

Is Rick Warren the answer to Barack Obama’s religion problem? Or to John McCain’s? We may find out Saturday, when … Continued

Hagee, AIPAC and the GOP

When John McCain hastily rejected the endorsement of televangelist John Hagee last week, he wanted America to believe that he … Continued

McCain’s Failed Spiritual Endorsements

Why? Why, I ask, did John McCain disarticulate his presidential campaign from Pastors John Hagee and Rod Parsley last week? … Continued

Campaigns and God’s Plan(s)

Funny how each of the leading presidential candidates for both the Republican and Democratic parties have had their affiliation with … Continued

Race Still Divides This Nation

The Question: Jeremiah Wright’s sermons continue to be an issue in the presidential campaign. Why? What do you think of … Continued

Pop Quiz: Who Would You Renounce?

Quiz See if you can tell who said what in this list of quotes: Answers at the bottom. 1. After … Continued

Islam as a Political Football

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued

McCain, Parsley, Islamophobia and Politics

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued

McCain’s Hate Problem

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued

Just Another Deflection

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued

Violence Against Innocents Should Be Renounced

Leaving aside John McCain’s relationship to televangelist Rod Parsley, whom I’ve never heard of, there’s nothing particularly shocking about calling … Continued

King Was Killed Speaking Truth to Power

The Question: The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 40 years ago. What are your memories of that … Continued

McCain Must Reject Parsley’s Extremism

By now, most Americans are aware of Rod Parsley and his brand of hate-preaching, but for whatever reason, Senator John … Continued

Parsley, Islam, McCain and 21st Century Rasputins

Jeremiah Wright and Obama, Parsley, Hagee and McCain, Rasputin and Nicholas II (via Tsaritsa Alexandra), Thomas More and Henry VIII; … Continued

More Faith-Based Tomfoolery: McCain And His Anti-Muslim Spiritual Guide

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued