Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : "Street Preacher"

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 382)


Denver deputies on trial in street preacher's jail death

7 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.

WATCH: College students drown out street preacher’s anti-gay sermon with song about Jesus

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A traveling street preacher, attempting to deliver a sermon in front of the library at James Madison University in Virginia, was given a lesson in Christian love when a group of students, appalled by his anti-gay rhetoric, drowned him out with a popular Christian song containing the lyrics...

Street Preachers and Tacos

“Even if I bought cars in department store parking lots, and even if I followed small children down wooded paths, I still knew better than to accept tuna fish from strangers in national parks.” At The Hairpin, Jami Attenberg writes about meeting a street preacher in Moab. For more Attenberg, read her not-quite-a-restaurant review of Café […]

Street Preachers At Southern Decadence

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Infamous street preacher Ruben Israel and his motley crew of nutjobs once again parked on a New Orleans street corner this weekend to scream condemnation at strangers trying to enjoy a Southern Decadence parade. "You deserve death! You deserve hellfire! You deserve AIDS! You perverts! Jesus is love!" One of their banners reads: "Homo sex is a threat to national security."

The Darkness in the Mirror: Manic Street Preachers’ “The Holy Bible,” 20 Years On

It’s a cliché to wax lyrical about pieces of art “changing your life,” and as often as not it’s hyperbole — but I can honestly say that 20 years ago today, an album was released that would have a genuine effect on my life’s direction. Show More Summary

Bananaman slips again

Ray Comfort, the uneducated street preacher who makes a living challenging science on the web, just slipped on his own banana peel.

Manic Street Preachers may play 20th Anniversary “Holy Bibe” gigs.

For those of you who aren’t in the know, the Manic Street Preachers are not a gospel act, but an alt-rock band in the vein of the Clash or Guns n Roses, well known for generally being the 90s rock equivalent of the Angry Young Men of...Show More Summary

This Atheist Provides a Constant Rebuttal to Local Street Preachers

Ben McCanna, writing for The Forecaster, has a wonderful article about an atheist in Portland, Maine who offers a daily counterpoint to local street preachers: Point, counter-point: Free speech thrives in Portland's Congress Square Park | The Forecaster — The Forecaster (@The_Forecaster) July 8, 2014

Manic Street Preachers vs. Germany's World Cup Heroes: Mertesacker Emptiness

It's not every day you come upon something like this—a version of Manic Street Preachers' 'Motorcycle Emptiness' overdubbed with the names of famous German footballers. As per Wales Online, the idea was that of Simon Price, who wrote the Manics biography. Show More Summary

Mark Jackson has become a street preacher

This is one way to spend life after basketball. It's been two months since Mark Jackson was fired as head coach of the Golden State Warriors, so naturally he's spent his time as a preacher on the street outside a Chevron station in Reseda,...Show More Summary

Meeting London's Hebrew Israelite Street Preachers

Rachaayaqam, a Hebrew Israelite, preaching at Oxford Circus. It’s not often you meet a religious fanatic who doesn’t want you to join their team. Whether it’s abrasive, slut-shaming evangelicals or polite men in khaki trousers knocking...Show More Summary

Anti-Gay Street Preacher Awarded $21,650 For Wrongful Imprisonment

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On September 17 of 2011, John Craven — a 57-year-old Christian preacher — was arrested by a mounted policeman in Manchester, England for “harassment and distress” when during a public soapbox sermon he told two gay teenagers that homosexuality is...

BRITAIN: Street Preacher Awarded $20K After Bust For Anti-Gay Speech

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Britain's Daily Mail tabloid reports that a street preacher has been awarded just over $20K in a lawsuit filed after he was arrested for telling two teenagers that they will burn in hell for being gay. John Craven, 57, recited from Revelation after two gay teenagers asked about his views on homosexuality. Show More Summary

UK street preacher receives £13,000 in damages after arrest for calling homosexual acts a sin

by Hilary White MANCHESTER, UK, April 1, 2014 ( – The spate of Christian preachers being arrested for repeating the Biblical prohibitions against homosexual activity may be coming to an end with the awarding of £13,000 in damages to 57 year-old street preacher John Craven of Manchester.…

Watch: Street Preacher Meets Logic, Gets Smack-Down Of Biblical Proportions (Video)

(Credit: andrew collins) NSFW! When Dusty Smith clears five minutes of his schedule for you, you will surely regret it. This guy did.

Preachers, beware the hate-speech laws you defend

How hate-speech laws work in Britain: A Christian street preacher was wrongly arrested and…

Growing Up in William Gibson’s World

One of my favorite lines ever, “The future’s dead, fundamentally,” comes from the opening song off of the Manic Street Preachers’ 1996 album, Everything Must Go. Granted, it is followed by another one of my favorite lines, “It’s so fucking...Show More Summary

Street preacher arrested in Scotland for condemning homosexuality

by Hilary White DUNDEE, Scotland, January 29, 2014 ( – Tony Miano, an American evangelical street preacher and former policeman, must be getting used to being arrested for his beliefs in Britain. Miano was arrested January 8th, in Dundee, Scotland, and remanded in custody to appear before Dundee…

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC