Last night I heard a Pastor Ken Hutcherson being interviewed on TV (in response to the infamous Washington State atheiest sign). He said:
” I believe in Jesus Christ, and if you don’t, that’s ok, you are going to fry like a Jimmy Dean… Sausage, (pause) on judgement day.”
Though I admire the strength of Pastor Hutcherson’s faith, I wonder if he is releasing his anger or frustration at the wrong party. Our battle is not against atheists. As Rick Warren said (in the interview cited below) , “Jesus loves everyone”- atheists included.
Some of the media framed this as an “attack on Christmas”. This wasn’t an attack on Christmas, on God, on Christians or on Jesus. (more…)