Tag Archives: John MacArthur

Covidiot Pastor: Lockdowns Are “Hitler False Science”

“Hitler used false science. Hitler used false science about race as a people, about Black people and about Jewish people. He tried to basically use that false science to lock down the Reichstag in Nazi power. That is essentially what’s happening in California, and even across the country. “The false science of this virus is being used again as a …

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CA Megachurch Again Defies Court Order On Services

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Despite a court order preventing his church from hosting a massive in-person gathering, California Pastor John MacArthur did it anyway Sunday morning, putting hundreds (if not thousands) of Christians directly in the path of danger. For more than a month now, MacArthur, the leader of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, has been …

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Court Bans Indoor Services At Defiant CA Megachurch

The Christian Post reports: A California court has issued a preliminary injunction against Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church, banning them from conducting, participating in or attending any indoor worship services until the case is resolved. In what lawyers for the Sun Valley-based megachurch described as a “setback,” a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Sept. 10 granted …

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Trump Lawyer Screams “Harassment” After LA County Moves To Seize Parking Lot Of Church Defying Lockdown

From the far-right Washington Times: Los Angeles County has canceled a lease on a large portion of the Grace Community Church parking lot amid a legal fight over the megachurch’s refusal to abide by a public-health ban on indoor worship. The Department of Public Works informed the Sun Valley church in a Friday notice that the lease on the property, …

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Megachurch Pastor: God Knew You Need To Be “Inside And Unmasked” So He Made It “Very Hot” On Sunday

“There was a court order that granted this church — and this church alone — the right to meet indoors, and the powers of the city were not happy about that. They were going to be asking us to do two things — social distance and wear masks. “We agreed, look, we’ll comply for a few weeks. They asked that …

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CA Megachurch Defies Appeals Court, Holds Services

The Christian Post reports: Holding indoor services once again in defiance of California’s COVID-19 lockdown orders, Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church on Sunday told his congregation, “We are holding church … because our Lord commands it.” The megachurch met hours after an appeals court blocked a ruling that had allowed it to meet for worship. “They don’t want …

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Court Rules CA Megachurch Can Hold Indoor Services

The Christian Post reports: Pastor John MacArthur, whose Grace Community Church had been holding in-person services in violation of the state’s COVID-19 health orders, is celebrating a California court’s vindication of their right to hold indoor worship with no cap on attendance or a ban on singing. While Los Angeles County was seeking a restraining order to stop the pastor …

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Los Angeles County Sues Megachurch For Hosting Thousands At Services In Defiance Of Lockdown Orders

Earlier this week Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis and a far-right Christian legal group sued the state of California, Los Angeles County, and state officials over the lockdown. Today Los Angeles County sued back: The complaint against Grace Community Church was filed with the Los Angeles County Superior Court. “The County took this action reluctantly, after working with the church …

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Trump Campaign Lawyer Sues CA Over Lockdown

Via press release: Thomas More Society Special Counsel Jenna Ellis and Charles LiMandri filed suit in the Superior Court of the State of California County of Los Angeles on behalf of Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church against Governor Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and other California and Los Angeles County public health …

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Hundreds Defy CA Gov With Indoor Church Service

ABC News reports: Worshippers on Sunday attended a Sun Valley church that held indoor services, despite a state order prohibiting such services. Grace Community Church on Roscoe Boulevard held services that did not require visitors to wear a mask. Those who left the service Sunday evening say the church is a vital service. “It is our right to express our …

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Trump Lawyer To Defend Church Defying CA Lockdown

The Christian Post reports: Pastor John MacArthur is facing legal action after openly defying California’s restrictions on church gatherings. Now the embattled pastor is receiving special counsel from President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Jenna Ellis, and religious freedom expert Charles LiMandri. “I stand firm with Grace Community Church, its Elder Board, and Pastor MacArthur in biblical truth and the protections …

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California Megachurch Vows To Defy New Lockdown

The Christian Post reports: Pastor John MacArthur of California’s Grace Community Church announced that his church would continue to hold in-person services despite state-mandated restrictions banning in-person worship services. About two weeks after California indefinitely closed churches and other businesses in more than 30 of the state’s 58 counties as part of its response to the coronavirus, author and theologian …

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Megachurch Pastor: Christianity That Isn’t “Offensive” About Homosexuality Isn’t Really Christianity At All

The Christian Post reports: John MacArthur recently said that while his views on hot-button issues like homosexuality are controversial, his goal as a pastor is to “offend everyone” because any brand of Christianity that is “inoffensive” isn’t Christianity at all. “That is a sin to which humanity is susceptible, and some people have more strong desires in regards to that …

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Megachurch Pastor: Gay People Do Not Exist [VIDEO]

The megachurch pastor who called the Obergefell ruling “the greatest act of terror on American soil since 9/11” is back with more reasonable Christian philosophy. Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Pastor John MacArthur responded to a question about whether a gay Christian could go to Heaven by saying gay people didn’t exist. “No one is gay. People commit …

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