So much wingnuttery this week, and more to come. Take, Atlanta’s Peachtree Presbyterian Church. Please! On June 7, Pastor Vic Pentz, late of Princeton and Fuller Theologicals, announced to his surprised congregation his little extralegal “safe haven” plan for it. According to Ministry Today, Pentz promises that the church will care for any newborn baby that’s dropped off at the church. “I make a promise to you now and I don’t want you to keep this a secret,” Pentz said. “The Peachtree Presbyterian Church will care for any newborn baby you bring to this church. We will be the family to find a home for that child, and there’s no limit on this. You can tell your friends, and they can tell their friends. … You can tell the whole world.” If you think I’m joking, go here and download either the video or mp3 . You’ll find his offer in the last couple minutes of the ironically named Ethics of Life sermon. WARNING: Go to 54-56 minutes. The more hearty, of course, can sit through an hour of Pentz’s praise of Juno and a very odd lecture on the marginalization and shame suffered by today’s “unmarried mothers.” Must be Continue Reading →