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Bubba Versus the Blackman

I visited Berean Christian Church last week ago to hear Jason Carter speak. I’m looking at the role of the black church in voter turnout and civic participation. Berean has become the new New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb politics, now that Bishop Eddie Long is weighed down by allegations of abusing young men. Show More Summary

Sean Harris' "give him a good punch" sermon is STILL on YouTube

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

You may remember that back during the Amendment One fight, Sean Harris, pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, suggested in a sermon that if a child displayed gay tendencies, one way to deal with them was to "give him a good punch." The video went viral, and Harris was ultimately forced to issue a retraction. Show More Summary

Rob Brooks: Homophobia and Suppressed Desire

3 years agoNews : Huffington Post

Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayettesville, N.C. gives "dads" special dispensation to punch their gender-nonconforming kids and snap their limp wrists. The reason I bring this hateful bile to your attention is that it brings to mind a recent study.

Missing Link in Story of Pastor Advocating Beating Effiminate Boys

Maybe I’m not the only one to make this connection, but I haven’t run across it online so far. Last week one of the top religious stories concerned Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville who suggested that if your boy is acting girly, he needs corporal punishment.  You can watch a 2-minute [...]

Pastor Sean Harris Returns To Pulpit With A Standing Ovation From His Congregation

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

As protesters waved signs outside his church, yesterday Pastor Sean "Beat Gay Kids" Harris returned to the pulpit at Berean Baptist Church. "You guys have been unbelievable this week," Harris told church members before reading from the Bible's Book of Mark, Chapter 9:42-48. Show More Summary

Op-Ed Of The Day

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the Fayetteville Observer in North Carolina: On Sunday, the pastor of Fayetteville's Berean Baptist Church preached about why his flock should vote for Amendment One. Many have heard and seen his shouted exhortations about "squashing like a cockroach," the first signs of gender-variant behavior in children. Show More Summary

'Beat the gay away': One pastor's advice for parents

The video: A North Carolina pastor, Sean Harris, is facing an angry backlash after telling members of his flock to punch their sons if they show signs of being gay. In a Sunday sermon at Berean Baptist Church in Fayatteville, HarrisShow More Summary

North Carolina Pastor Jokes About Physically Abusing ‘Effeminate’ Boys

Sean Harris is the senior pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He’s in the news because of a sermon he delivered in conjunction with “Marriage Sunday,” an initiative intended to get out the vote for a proposed same-sex ban. He had some thoughts about gender roles and parenting that deserve a closer look [...]

North Carolina Pastor Suggests Parents Beat The Gay Out Of Their Kids

Crazy person Sean Harris, senior pastor of the Berean Baptist Church in North Carolina, delivered a terrifying sermon on Sunday to his congregation suggesting that parents "crack" their fey sons' limp wrists, "punch" their children for...Show More Summary

Pastor Sean Harris Advocates Beating The Gay Away

Next week there will be a vote on Amendment 1, which would add a ban on gay marriage to North Carolina's constitution.  Filled with false righteousness and determined to influence the decision, Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church...Show More Summary

The world needs gay ditch diggers too

Pastor Sean Harris of the Berean Baptist Church in Fayettesville North Carolina: So your little son starts to act a little girlish when he is four years old and instead of squashing that like a cockroach and saying, ‘Man up, son, get that dress off you and get outside and dig a ditch, because that [...]

Jesus Take The Wheel: Homophobic North Carolina Pastor Says Parents Should Beat The Gay Out Of Their Children

A prominent NC pastor advocates punching toddlers with “limp wrists“ Sean Harris, senior pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, spoke at length in support of North Carolina’s proposed Amendment 1, which would define marriage in the state

Horrible Pastor Advocates Beating the Gay Out of Young Kids [Douchebags]

There have been some very bizarre and unfortunate arguments made in service of fighting gay marriage, but one pastor in North Carolina has just taken discourse to a dreadful new low. Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville...Show More Summary

Pastor Sean Harris: I Was Just Kidding When I Told People To Punch Their Gay Kids

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Pastor Sean Harris of the Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is claiming he misspoke when he told parishioners to “give a good punch” to their effeminate sons during a sermon on Sunday. In his homophobic homily, Harris gave parents “a special dispensation” to “squash like a cockroach” any gay tendencies in their boys: “Can I make [...]

Fayetteville pastor tells parents to give gay kids "a good punch"--then claims it was a joke

3 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Sean Harris, pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, used his Sunday sermon to urge his flock to vote for Amendment One. But as he closed, he went off the deep end, giving the parents in his flock "special dispensation" to give their kids "a good punch" if they appear to be acting gay. Show More Summary

Amendment One Pastor: ‘Crack’ Your Four-Year-Old Son’s Limp Wrist

Pastor Sean Harris of the Berean Baptist Church Fayetteville, North Carolina is the latest pro-Amendment One pastor to demonstrate just how virulently anti-gay the campaign is. In his sermon this past Sunday, he gave the parents in his congregation “special dispensation” to use violence against their children if they violate gender norms. For example, if [...]

NC Pastor Sean Harris Issues Non-Apology for Telling Parents to Beat Kids Who Seem Gay

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Pastor Sean Harris of the Berean Baptist Church, who advised parents in a sermon to punch their sons if they seem "girlish" and "crack" their son's wrists if they seem "limp", has issued a non-apology for the video of his...

NC's Pastor Sean Harris: I Was Only Joking About Beating The Gay Out Of Children

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yesterday's Good As You post about Pastor Sean Harris went viral here and elsewhere, catching the attention of local North Carolina media who demanded an explanation. Sean Harris, pastor of Berean Baptist Church on Glensford Drive, said...Show More Summary

North Carolina Pastor Sean Harris Urges Parents to 'Punch' Their 'Girlish' Sons, Snap Their Limp Wrists: AUDIO

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Jeremy Hooper at Good as You has posted some extremely disturbing audio identified as Sean Harris, the Senior Pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC, giving his congregation a "special dispensation" to beat their children if they think they...

NORTH CAROLINA: Baptist Preacher Calls For BEATING THE GAY Out Of Children

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Here's a revolting demonstration of Christian Love ™ from Sean Harris, the Senior Pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. This will likely be the sickest thing you hear today, be warned. (Via Good As You)

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