Pastor: We’re Never Closing Church Because We’re Not Raising “Pansies” in Here

Article Link: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2020/03/15/pastor-were-never-closing-church-because-were-not-raising-pansies-in-here/

Discussion posted by: NoMoreFalseGods

Christian pastors who think they’re “courageous” by holding services despite the best recommendations of scientific experts in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak may be the most dangerous people in the country right now. Conspiracy theorist Rodney Howard-Browne, best known for his “Holy Laughter”-based religious ceremonies, said just last month he would prevent the spread of coronavirus. And yet with the virus wreaking havoc across the country, he held a church service this morning and mocked anyone for saying that was a bad idea. Then, just to rub it in, he urged attendees to shake each other’s hands… because what the hell do scientists know?