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Lou Engle Announces Sacramento TheCall Rally for Labor Day

Jim Burroway

July 3rd, 2010

Despite his use of violence-laden rhetoric toward the gay community and his proclaiming himself as a prophet from God because he has strange dreams, Lou Engle is now starting to be embraced by some of the more mainstream elements of the Christian Right, namely Focus On the Family. It was through that forum that we learn that Engle has announced a rally of TheCall for Sacramento:

Will you be hosting another TheCall event this year?

We are hosting TheCall Sacramento Sept. 3-4 – over Labor Day weekend – at Raley Field.

We are calling for a national solemn assembly. We have to follow God’s prescription for times of crisis – to gather together in unity to fast and pray in humility.

We will officially launch www.prayandact.org during the event. We are calling the whole nation to fast and pray for 40 days.

Sacramento has been the scene of significant anti-gay violence in recent years. In 2007, Satendar Singh, a young gay man from Fiji, was brutally attacked and killed at a picnic area near Sacramento by Russian immigrants with ties to Sacramento’s virulently anti-gay evangelical groups. Andrey Vusik, 30, identified as the man who threw the fatal punch, fled the country and is believed to be hiding in Russia. Sacramento is also home to Vlad Kusakin, who helped to co-founded Watchmen On the Walls with Holocaust revisionist Scott Lively, Seattle-area pastor Ken Hutcherson, and Latvian megachurch pastor Alexey Ledyaev. Another prominent member of Sacramento’s Slavic community, George Neverov, has also been active with the Watchmen locally and internationally.

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Lynn David
July 4th, 2010 | LINK

From a blog on that new site:

Therefore, 40-days before possibly the most significant election cycle in history, September 20th to October 30th, Chuck Colson, Lou Engle, Jim Garlow, Mike Huckabee, Sammy Rodriguez, Harry Jackson, Tony Perkins, James Dobson, and many others are calling the church of the nation, to 40-days of prayer and fasting to cry out for mercy for the past 40 years of iniquity, divorcing God in America, embracing a culture of sexual immorality, hedonism, materialism, abortion, and the rejection of Christ in the public place. But we are also calling for 40 days of fasting and prayer for the greatest outbreak of kingdom power, and spiritual awakening in America that will collide with this present darkness and topple its cultural dominion over our people. …

The parade of history has brought us into a profound generational landmark, and a great vacuum has opened again. If the church does not seize this moment Muslims will! Antichrist rage will! Sexual perversion will! Anarchy will! But now is the time for key men and women, even an entire generation to risk everything to become the hinge of history, the pivotal point which determines which way the door will swing in America and in the nations of the earth. Its 40 Days or 40 Years! Seize the Day!

For Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty.

Inspirational not? Maggie Gallagher is associated with the place also, along with Chuck Colson, Bishop Harry Jackson and others.

Eddie89
July 4th, 2010 | LINK

Folks, I present to you the Christian Taliban.

Where there is NO separation of church and state.

I really hope that more Americans will wake up to what’s going on here and not vote fools like these into public office.

johnathan
July 5th, 2010 | LINK

Wait. Focus on the Family is now considered to be “Mainstream Christianity”? Really?

Oh dear…

rinsac
July 6th, 2010 | LINK

Christo-Nazi organization. Dangerous and un-American!

Joni Golden
July 15th, 2010 | LINK

Maybe I’ll spend 40 days fasting and praying that these people come to their senses…

Carol Anne Smith
July 31st, 2010 | LINK

When will the day come that people will really listen to what Christians say and believe – that is we are not against people who are homosexuals but we are against the practice or the act of homosexuality. Big difference but some just “refuse” to hear . . . .

Timothy Kincaid
July 31st, 2010 | LINK

Well now that’s funny, Carol Anne.

Because the last time I checked Christians weren’t trying to deny the act of homosexuality the ability to adopt kids. Or denying the act of homosexuality the right to visit its loved ones.

And the real amusing one is denying military service to gay people whether they commit any acts of homosexuality or not. Simply being an openly gay person will get you banned.

No, Carol Anne, your smug and self-congratulatory denial does not sell to others because they really do listen to what you say, but they also see what it is that you do. And it is because you speak a good game but do real harm to your neighbor that they don’t respect you.

All of your animosity, Carol Anne, is directed towards real living breathing people, not to “acts”. And the world sees this even if you don’t.

You see, Carol Anne, same-sex attracted people exist. And your desire to pretend that they don’t will only make the rest of society see you as needlessly cruel.

John
August 12th, 2010 | LINK

Does anyone know if there will be any protests or rallies against Engle in Sacramento? Is anyone doing anything about this???

Jason D
August 12th, 2010 | LINK

Carol Anne, that’s like saying

“I’m not against Jews, I’m just against wearing a yarmulke, celebrating Channukkah, having a bar/batmitsvah, having a bris, studying the Talmud, not working Friday Night until Saturday Night, lighting a Menorah, reading/speaking Hebrew or Yiddish, and going to a synagogue.”

(apologies to the Hebrew readers for any spelling and other errors, I’m a recovered Catholic)

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