Minister promoting “filth” shocker…

JUDGE not lest ye be judged – unless you’re a Free Presbyterian minister, in which case local rock bands are “filth”. After Arts Minister and Free P member Edwin Poots lent his support to the Oh Yeah music centre by joining Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody and Ash’s Tim Wheeler in Belfast last week, Rev Ivan Foster (the Jim Allister of Protestantism) issued his second condemnation of Mr Poots (this being the first). That anyone calling themselves a Christian should commend them and so influence the young to listen to such filth, is reprehensible in itself. But when that person is an office-bearer in the Free Presbyterian Church one has to wonder what view of his behaviour his minister and session hold and whether they will stand up for the Word of God and what it has to say on the issue, blasted Rev Foster, after advising us to check out the Wikipedia entries on the bands to see “the immoral titles, themes and lyrics employed by these ‘musicians’.” Yes folks, ‘Open Your Eyes’, for verily, when evil musicians urge you to ‘Free All Angels’ it doth herald the ‘Twilight of the Innocents’.

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