‘The Most Hated Family In America,’ documentary on the Westboro cult [VIDEO]

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To bring this recent series on the Westboro cult to a close, I wanted to point your attention to a BBC documentary entitled The Most Hated Family in America. In 2007 British documentary film maker Louis Theroux traveled to Topeka,… Continue Reading

Is Westboro “Baptist Church” a cult? Yes, it is

Nate Phelps

After my post asking that Fred Phelps’ family religious group be termed a cult a few people wondered at the wisdom of the media making such a designation. The Topeka based group refers to themselves as The Westboro Baptist Church… Continue Reading

A plea to all media outlets re: ‘the Westboro cult’

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To All Media Outlets, Reporters, Writers and Editors: It is abundantly clear to most Americans that the “Westboro Baptist Church” is neither “Baptist” nor a “church” according to any commonly accepted meaning of either word. As a Christ follower, and… Continue Reading