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    Hagee admits religious magic doesn't work on COVID

    Pastor Who Said the True Vaccine Was “Jesus Christ” Now Admits He Got His Shots

    Hagee said Jesus was the best vaccine/cure for COVID, but he got his shots. Where the rubber meets the road, where reality really scares believers, there is no Jesus and they know it.

    Back in October, we learned that John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, tested positive for COVID.

    His son Matthew said at the time that his father was “receiving extremely good medical treatment.” He’s lucky he could afford it. That’s not necessarily true of the congregation he was putting in danger by hosting in-person, indoor, mask-optional, not-very-socially-distanced services.

    When Hagee returned to church in November, no changes were made reflecting the seriousness of the virus. The pastor didn’t tell anyone to take it seriously, either. Instead, he told them to just trust Jesus.

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    Well, duh, where are you going to find a level 5 cleric of Jesus?

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    This should be in a religion forum.
    When conservatives realize they cannot win democratically, they will not abandon conservatism. They will abandon democracy.

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    Right now it is very much political. We have members of congress who believe in religious magic and base decisions on the beliefs.

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    Hagee is not a member of congress.
    When conservatives realize they cannot win democratically, they will not abandon conservatism. They will abandon democracy.

    Poverty exists not because we cannot feed the poor but because we can't satisfy the rich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Floof View Post
    Pastor Who Said the True Vaccine Was “Jesus Christ” Now Admits He Got His Shots

    Hagee said Jesus was the best vaccine/cure for COVID, but he got his shots. Where the rubber meets the road, where reality really scares believers, there is no Jesus and they know it.

    Back in October, we learned that John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, tested positive for COVID.

    His son Matthew said at the time that his father was “receiving extremely good medical treatment.” He’s lucky he could afford it. That’s not necessarily true of the congregation he was putting in danger by hosting in-person, indoor, mask-optional, not-very-socially-distanced services.

    When Hagee returned to church in November, no changes were made reflecting the seriousness of the virus. The pastor didn’t tell anyone to take it seriously, either. Instead, he told them to just trust Jesus.
    It's tempting to say there's a special place in Hell for preachers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZiprHead View Post
    This should be in a religion forum.
    Sure, which one? I was thinking the covid aspect was better in politics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Floof View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ZiprHead View Post
    This should be in a religion forum.
    Sure, which one? I was thinking the covid aspect was better in politics.
    Religion vs science.
    When conservatives realize they cannot win democratically, they will not abandon conservatism. They will abandon democracy.

    Poverty exists not because we cannot feed the poor but because we can't satisfy the rich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elixir View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Angry Floof View Post
    Pastor Who Said the True Vaccine Was “Jesus Christ” Now Admits He Got His Shots

    Hagee said Jesus was the best vaccine/cure for COVID, but he got his shots. Where the rubber meets the road, where reality really scares believers, there is no Jesus and they know it.

    Back in October, we learned that John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, tested positive for COVID.

    His son Matthew said at the time that his father was “receiving extremely good medical treatment.” He’s lucky he could afford it. That’s not necessarily true of the congregation he was putting in danger by hosting in-person, indoor, mask-optional, not-very-socially-distanced services.

    When Hagee returned to church in November, no changes were made reflecting the seriousness of the virus. The pastor didn’t tell anyone to take it seriously, either. Instead, he told them to just trust Jesus.
    It's tempting to say there's a special place in Hell for preachers.
    Almost makes you want hell to exist, if that means a place of punishment for truly awful people, like Hagee, who do truly awful things, like jeopardize the well being of his congregation on top of the general religious con he perpetuates.

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    Obviously pandemics and plagues only kill those who are not faithful enough. So apparently 1/3 of Europeans in the 1300s were heathens taken out by bubonic plague. God only gave Hagee a non-fatal case to warn him to double down on his preaching.

    ETA:
    Religious apologetics is too easy.

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