Pastor Denounced as Bigot for Believing in Bible Rather Than Koran

The nice thing about the word “bigotry” is that you can keep expanding it until you have silenced even a suggestion of dissent:

The pastor of an Oregon Baptist church is under fire locally for putting what critics call a bigoted message on his church’s sign board, KATU reports.

Pastor Michael Harrington placed the words on the reader board outside Belmont Drive Missionary Baptist Church. On one side it reads, “Wake up Christians, Allah is not our God, Muhammad not greater than Jesus.” On the other side, it says, “Only the Bible is God’s word, ‘holy book,’ Koran is just another book.”

“I’m not politically correct. I’ve never been politically correct, but I think I’m biblically correct, and that’s what matters to me,” Harrington told KATU. “It isn’t against any particular denomination. It’s just the fact that I have taught and will continue to teach that I have one God, one way of salvation and one Bible that’s holy.”

But locals, including the mayor, don’t want to see the signs.

“I was really annoyed and sad,” Hood River mayor, Paul Blackburn, told KATU. “I am annoyed that in this political season there’s a solid case of ugly going on. I think it norms up this kind of behavior like ‘oh it’s okay to be a bigot now.’”

It is now regarded as bigotry simply for a Christian to believe in Christianity rather than Islam. That leaves us with an easy choice; accept the Koran as the word of God, or accept that being called a bigot by bullying moonbats trying to intimidate you is something you will have to live with.

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Not believing in Islam now qualifies as bigotry.

On a tip from Stormfax. Hat tip: Pamela Geller. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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