In a somewhat ironic twist of fate, the president of the hate group Family Research Council has recently been left homeless thanks to a massive flood that left southern Louisiana in shambles and chaos this week.
Tony Perkins, the leader of Family Research Council, has made it his personal business to claim that God punishes sinners (in Perkins’ case, homosexuals and their allies) with natural disasters – but this past week the hate group leader found out that he could also become a victim of God’s wrath, because natural disasters are caused by “God”, as he claims, and not by evidence of climate change. Perkins said:
We’re gonna look for what God’s gonna do in this. I’m asking those questions and I’m going to see.”
According to Perkins’ account of the flooding on his own radio show, the disaster of “biblical proportions” had forced him to leave his ruined home by canoe. After first being turned away from a shelter, Perkins and his family of seven will now have to live out of their family motor home with only “God’s provisions” to sustain them for several months until his home can be restored to livable conditions. Unfortunately, almost everyone else who was affected by the flood does not have that luxury and cannot immediately begin fixing their homes like Perkins. And no, praying will not help restore these peoples’ lives at all, but Perkins was kind enough to ask people to pray that he will soon be able to resume his normal life. Could he possibly be any more selfish and heartless?
So does Perkins think that God sent this flood to punish gays this time? No, somehow his logic doesn’t apply here since he was affected. Perkins instead is trying to convince people that this flood was “an incredible, encouraging spiritual exercise to take you to the next level in your walk with an almighty and gracious God who does all things well.” He also said that Christians should be THANKFUL to have experienced this natural disaster because God considers them “worthy of suffering for his sake.”
It should be mentioned that this deadly flood has been called the “worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Superstorm Sandy. The flood killed 11 people and 40,000 homes were left in absolute ruins – and Perkins’ insensitive, disgusting remark is to tell people to be thankful. But really, what else can you expect from someone who has defended child molester and serial cheater Josh Duggar, blames mass murders like the Boston marathon bombing on things like “abortion, family breakdown, sexual liberalism, or religious hostility” and blamed the Orlando massacre on President Barack Obama. Clearly, Perkins and his followers are so far removed from reality, they’re going to keep denying that climate change exists and continue to blame horrific tragedies like what happened in Louisiana on ‘sinners’ that have somehow made God angry.
You can listen to this nut job rave about how God flooded his home in the audio clip below:
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