Saturday, June 18, 2011

Westboro to Picket at Mars Hill Megachurch

(Christian Post) The controversial, hate-spewing group Westboro Baptist Church is taking its angry message to a Seattle-area megachurch this Sunday.

Westboro announced on its website that its members will picket at Mars Hill Church’s Federal Way campus in Auburn, Wash., against the church’s teaching that “God love [sic] everyone and Jesus died for the sins of all of mankind.” The group claims Mars Hill is leading people to destruction by lying that God loves everyone.
“God does not love everyone – in fact, He hates the majority of mankind, and has purposed to send them to hell when they die,” reads the Westboro picket schedule page.

In response, senior pastor Mark Driscoll wrote a blog Thursday in which he said the Topeka, Kan.-based church is “more of a political hate group who use the name of God to advance their agenda.” (Read more)