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Monday, September 18, 2006
Jihadis for Jesus
Here's one for the archives. You won't believe it ... or actually, maybe you will. Hat tip to Raw Story, credit to ABC News:
Sept. 17, 2006 — - An in-your-face documentary out this weekend is raising eyebrows, raising hackles and raising questions about evangelizing to young people.

Speaking in tongues, weeping for salvation, praying for an end to abortion and worshipping a picture of President Bush -- these are some of the activities at Pastor Becky Fischer's Bible camp in North Dakota, "Kids on Fire," subject of the provocative new documentary, "Jesus Camp."

"I want to see them as radically laying down their lives for the gospel as they are in Palestine, Pakistan and all those different places," Fisher said. "Because, excuse me, we have the truth."

"A lot of people die for God," one camper said, "and they're not afraid."

"We're kinda being trained to be warriors," said another, "only in a funner way."
After all, what's "funner" than dying for Jesus? (Hang on ... isn't that a bit of role reversal ... and therefore unnecessary?)

Tags: , Current Affairs, Christianity, News, Culture, Islam, Film
posted by JReid @ 6:52 AM  
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