Bil Browning

1955 Newspaper Ad for Westboro Baptist Church

Filed By Bil Browning | April 29, 2015 2:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Fundie Watch, Living
Tags: everything has a beginning, newspaper ads, religion and gay rights, Westboro Baptist Church

Back in 1955, Westboro Baptist Church, now known for their "God Hates Fags" protests, was just a ragtag group of gay haters looking for a few good followers. Since the Phelps clan hogs the limelight, it's easy to forget that outsiders are part of the cult.

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In case you can't read the text, it says:

  • Independent
  • Fundamental
  • Premillennial

This Sunday afternoon at 2:30, the opening service of the new Westboro Baptist Church will be held. Each evening thereafter at 7:45 for two weeks, revival services will be held. Rev Fred Phelps, Pastor, will be the speaker.

Westboro Baptist... Premillennial before millennial was cool.


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