Somewhere out there there is a person–or group of people–who sat down, thought some very deep thoughts, and then decided to defecate into a bucket and deliver it to noted homophobic pastor James David Manning. Understandably the pastor is none too pleased at the package sent to him by “demon-possessed sodomites.”
“What a sicko group of people,” he lamented in a recently published YouTube video. “And by the way, you know, when I use the term ‘sodomite’ that includes lesbos, trans–crossdressers, transgender, dykes, bulldaggers…all that. So don’t think I’m just talking about men.”
As foul as sending someone a container full of feces is, it’s not exactly difficult to understand how Manning’s rhetoric might have driven someone to commit such a distasteful act. Over the past few months Manning’s made a name for himself with a series of bigoted tirades and offensive messages posted on the sign of his home church the Atlah World Missionary in Harlem.
While there’s nothing particularly novel about anti-LGBT sentiment coming from a conservative Baptist church, Manning’s screeds against queer people have ranged from being mildly declasse to being full on delusional. Late last year the pastor repeatedly warned his congregation to avoid Starbucks because of all the gay semen mixed in with the lattes. More recently he seems to have developed an unhealthy obsession with Justin Bieber, whom Manning is convinced is actually a transgender man.
Listen to pastor James David Manning recount his recent encounter with a special delivery from a fan AFTER THE JUMP…