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The Coming Persecution


“The men of the city beset the house both young and old, all the people together. And they called Lot, and said to him: Where are the men that came in to thee at night? bring them out hither that we may know them: Lot went out to them, and shut the door after him, and said: Do not so, I beseech you, my brethren, do not commit this evil.” – (Gen 19:4-7)


We haven’t devoted a great deal of space to the latest push — which feels more like a rising tide — for not just tolerance, but a flat-out compulsory embrace of sodomy and the homosexual “lifestyle.” We’ve touched on some stories here and there. There are others we haven’t covered at all that deserve attention.

But something I’ve become suddenly and alarmingly convinced of is this: this is the way the new persecution of the faithful will come to pass in the Western world. You’re looking at it, in its nascent stages. When I say “suddenly and alarmingly convinced,” I mean this is not just the fruit of reason. Our beliefs have been under attack for a very long time, in many ways, and the homosexual agenda is nothing new. I was fighting my health teacher about her promotion of homosexual experimentation among my peers back in the eighth grade.

But this is something different. Visceral. It’s a gut feeling that sends little waves of panic through me. People are definitely going to lose their livelihoods over this. But I suspect many will also lose their freedom, and some may even lose their lives over it. Soon. And as with all the seductive, slowly-advancing evils of the world, most people won’t wake up until it’s at least a week too late. What powers they might have mustered to stop the growling, guttural advance of the demonic hordes foisting sins that cry out for vengeance upon the world, they will not invoke. Because there’s stuff to watch on the tee-vee. And did you see that one weird trick to lose stubborn belly fat? BTdubs, these cat videos are hilarious. 

Feeling at least somewhat alone in my instinctive dread that a fetid Rubicon has just been crossed, largely unnoticed, I was gratified to see that friend of the site and podcast guest Ann Barnhardt, never one to pull a punch, is broadcasting the same message:

Writing about current events has become almost impossible. I sit down at my computer, and nothing happens.  Oh, I have plenty to say, but you can only say stuff so many times over and over before you just start to feel like a hack, luxuriating in the act of screaming.  And that’s no good.

I’m doing the Andrea Shea King show on Friday morning and have specifically asked Andrea to focus the show on secular current events, just to force me to engage.

In the mean time, here is my video series from July of ARSH 2012 on the French Revolution and its parallels to the situation in the overthrown U.S.  Given the recent escalation in forcing acceptance, ratification and PARTICIPATION in the sodomite agenda, this presentation is, every day, even MORE relevant and more prescient and more terrifying than it was three years ago.  No one believed that the sodomites posed any threat.  No one believed that sexual perversion would be a catalyst of tyranny, genocide and war.  It was just a sideshow.  It was just a curiosity to be pitied, and nothing more.  It was JUST SEX, after all.  And as we learned from the Clinton years, SEX DOESN’T MATTER.  Riiiiiight.  And John the Baptist was a creepy loon obsessed with Herodias’ and Herod’s sex life because that’s what happens to people who don’t get laid. They get all judgmental and bitter.  Do I have that about right?  Mmmmmmmm?


Those of us who have been calling out this massive threat, both in the secular world and in the Church, have been accused of being “obsessed” and even latent or “down-low” sodomites ourselves, engaging in “compensation” and “projection”.  Well, this lady didst protest not nearly enough, as it turned out.  I hope you all wake up before YOUR livelihoods are destroyed, YOUR children are recruited into sodomy, and the bullet enters YOUR head.

It’s coming, friends. Sooner than you think. Do you honestly believe this will stay contained to the realm of bakers and florists and pizza shops and weddings? The scent of blood is in the air, and they’re coming for more victories.

What I’m writing here, right now, will very soon be considered hate speech. Laws will be passed. Rights will be trampled. This pestilence has been given a wide berth for too long, and it has grown to epidemic proportions.

Get ready.


UPDATE: Just minutes after I hit “publish”, I had a chance to read an Op-Ed in the New York Times that hints at what is to come. I’ll highlight some of the thinly veiled threats in bold:

That many Christians regard them as incompatible is understandable, an example not so much of hatred’s pull as of tradition’s sway. Beliefs ossified over centuries aren’t easily shaken.

But in the end, the continued view of gays, lesbians and bisexuals as sinners is a decision. It’s a choice. It prioritizes scattered passages of ancient texts over all that has been learned since — as if time had stood still, as if the advances of science and knowledge meant nothing.

It disregards the degree to which all writings reflect the biases and blind spots of their authors, cultures and eras.

It ignores the extent to which interpretation is subjective, debatable.

And it elevates unthinking obeisance above intelligent observance, above the evidence in front of you, because to look honestly at gay, lesbian and bisexual people is to see that we’re the same magnificent riddles as everyone else: no more or less flawed, no more or less dignified.

Most parents of gay children realize this. So do most children of gay parents. It’s a truth less ambiguous than any Scripture, less complicated than any creed.

So our debate about religious freedom should include a conversation about freeing religions and religious people from prejudices that they needn’t cling to and can indeed jettison, much as they’ve jettisoned other aspects of their faith’s history, rightly bowing to the enlightenments of modernity.


[I]t’s a vital message because of something that Indiana demonstrated anew: Religion is going to be the final holdout and most stubborn refuge for homophobia. It will give license to discrimination. It will cause gay and lesbian teenagers in fundamentalist households to agonize needlessly: Am I broken? Am I damned?

“Conservative Christian religion is the last bulwark against full acceptance of L.G.B.T. people,” Gushee said.


Creech and Mitchell Gold, a prominent furniture maker and gay philanthropist, founded an advocacy group, Faith in America, which aims to mitigate the damage done to L.G.B.T. people by what it calls “religion-based bigotry.”

Gold told me that church leaders must be made “to take homosexuality off the sin list.”

His commandment is worthy — and warranted. All of us, no matter our religious traditions, should know better than to tell gay people that they’re an offense.

If you’re wondering how we got here, it’s the answer the Church has given us (and I’ve been trying to get through to people) all along: it starts with contraception and an abandonment of the procreative paradigm. Don’t believe me?

“Human understanding of what is sinful has changed over time,” said David Gushee, an evangelical Christian who teaches Christian ethics at Mercer University. He openly challenges his faith’s censure of same-sex relationships, to which he no longer subscribes.

For a very long time, he noted, “Many Christians thought slavery wasn’t sinful, until we finally concluded that it was. People thought contraception was sinful when it began to be developed, and now very few Protestants and not that many Catholics would say that.” They hold an evolved sense of right and wrong, even though, he added, “You could find scriptural support for the idea that all sex should be procreative.”

Christians have also moved far beyond Scripture when it comes to gender roles.

“In the United States, we have abandoned the idea that women are second-class, inferior and subordinate to men, but the Bible clearly teaches that,” said Jimmy Creech, a former United Methodist pastor who was removed from ministry in the church after he performed a same-sex marriage ceremony in 1999. “We have said: That’s a part of the culture and history of the Bible. That is not appropriate for us today.”

And we could say the same about the idea that men and women in loving same-sex relationships are doing something wrong. In fact the United Church of Christ, the Episcopal Church and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have said that. So have most American Catholics, in defiance of their church’s teaching.

49 thoughts on “The Coming Persecution”

  1. “Jewish leaders in the media are in large part responsible for American acceptance of gay marriage, Vice President Biden said Tuesday night.

    “I believe what affects the movements in America, what affects our attitudes in America are as much the culture and the arts as anything else,” he said at a Democratic National Committee reception for Jewish American Heritage Month. He cited social media and the sitcom “Will and Grace,” giving Jews a large part of the credit for both.

    “I bet you 85 percent of those changes, whether it’s in Hollywood or social media are a consequence of Jewish leaders in the industry,” he said. “The influence is immense, the influence is immense. And, I might add, it is all to the good. ”

    “The vice president also praised Jewish contributions to science, immigration reform, the civil-rights movement, the arts, the law and to feminism.

    “I think you vastly underestimate the impact you’ve had on the development of this nation,” he said. “We’re a great country because of the contributions and most importantly because of Jewish heritage and the values you brought.”

    Source: Washington Post (May 22, 2013) – Biden: Jewish leaders helped gay marriage succeed

    • If they are for homosexual “marriage”, they are not Jewish–and if they claim that they are, they are liars. The same principle applies to Catholics.

        • I am afraid to say that Mr. Biden is spot on with this issue. You should read E Michael Jones’ The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit. I, too, used to confuse the Judaism of the Old Testament with modern Judaism which centres upon the blasphemous Talmud. The majority of Jews rejected Christ as they did the prophets before Him. The bible is replete with such accounts – only a handful maintained the true faith and Almighty God only remained faithful to the covenant. “See that this people is stiff-necked. Let me alone, that my wrath may be kindled against them and that I may destroy them: and I will make of thee a great nation.” Exodus 32:9. This is just one of many biblical indictments of the Jewish people. “Plainly, it was not for their own sakes, or for any goodness inherent in the race, that the Jews are kept at the centre of the Old Testament stage. It is, rather, because through some Jews – a holy beleaguered handful, like Moses and Joshua and David and the prophets – the true Faith is kept alive down to the time of Our Lord. And the other reason for God’s sustained interest in the Jews is that eventually from their thorny midst there will blossom His one perfect creature, the Virginal mother of His Son.” Prior to the atrocities of the Nazis, it was common knowledge that Communism was a Jewish movement. The Jews embraced the Freemasonic principles and their own writers disclose that the messianic principle has moved on to mean the hegemony of the Jews. It is right there in the writings of their own luminaries – the enemies of Christ are, without doubt, the enemies of Christendom, of Christian morality. Right from Her beginning, the Jews – the majority of whom rejected the Messiah – persecuted the Church and so it continues. The Church in prior centuries knew this and the saints too. If you think this persecution is just happenstance, that there is no orchestration of this, then you are very much mistaken. We are blinded by the smoke of the atrocities of the Nazis. Now I am going to withdraw as I expect to be pilloried for this post. God bless.

  2. You can have religious liberty, or you can have sexual liberty.

    But you can’t have both. If the sodomites persecute us, they’d better get rid of us with their first blow. If not, the reconstruction of civilization will require them to pay in blood for their abominable crimes against nature.

    • I remember when the blasphemous play “Corpus Christi” came
      to our town about 18 years ago. I
      contacted some men at our Church to go down to the theater and bust some
      heads. I could get literally no Catholic
      man to stand up and defend the honor of our Lord Jesus Christ.

      A couple of months later I learned that some Spanish Army
      offices had broken up the same play somewhere in Spain. Apparently there are still some Catholic men
      with balls – but not many.

      So of course the queers are not going to rest until we all
      bow down and bless them. This is a
      punishment from God – who has already judged us according to Romans 1. God has apparently already judge the church
      hierarchy as well – see for example the book by Randy Engel discussed here

      I think a new Catholic men’s organization needs to be formed
      to pray, work and physically go out and kick queer ass. This is what real Catholic action calls
      for. It’s time to begin a new Catholic
      Crusade. If you think this idea is silly
      then I think you need to reconsider if you’re really a Catholic man. I’m pretty sure that the saints of the Middle
      Ages would agree with me this on this line of action. It way overdue. Any other response is just chicken shit. If we are not willing to fight and to die for
      what is correct according to God law – then we deserve all the queer punishment
      God has planned for us.

  3. Steve, you are not alone in your feeling of dread. I watched Ann’s Vendee presentation when she first posted it and I’ve been worried ever since. The parallels between the Vendee Genocide, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the events that led to the Cristero War are stunning. The tyranny of these government bodies from very recent history is so very similar to what we see developing in the USA today. I agree that we are on the same path. Did you see how the French Revolutionaries called the priests who wouldn’t capitulate to the state “warmongers” and “fanatics”? It’s exactly the same today. We, who “hate” no one, are called “haters.” We are “radicals” and “extremists” and zealots”. Where there was once a call for “tolerance” is now a call for active participation. It’s not enough to tolerate, and to love, and to pray for souls. We are being forced by the heavy boot of the state to engage in mortal sin. I don’t know how to make people aware. I take some solace in the fact that we have a First Amendment and a Second Amendment, at least for my generation. But I don’t have faith that those protections will hold for my kids. And, we are alone in the world when it comes to those protections. The rest of Western Civilization has abandoned to tenets of free speech. I wish I had answers, or a plan, or a strategy to ignite a Counter Revolution –on even just a cultural level — or to even get people to see that such a thing will be on our doorstep at some point not very far off. But I don’t. I ran a tea party for a couple of years, and felt like all we did was preach to the choir. No one was willing to truly take action. I couldn’t even get people to agree to cancel the cable subscriptions because they would miss their cooking shows. So now I seek like-minded people, teach my kids, and pray. What else is there?

    • Every time we turn on the TV, we are being brain washed by the sodomite media. It is like watching the old ‘Body Snatcher’ movie, you watch as everyone slowly is taken over by the Body Snatchers and they either won’t listen to you to protect themselves, or they are out numbered. Every year I see my family, one by one, fall to the ‘Body Snatchers’. They used to support the Churches view on homosexuality but now they are not only against it but dislike those who support the Church on this.

      When 99.9 percent of people out there watch TV, what do you expect. It is so scary. My wife and I are aware of the problem and immediately turn off whatever ‘clean’ program we are watching when we see the brainwashing begin, but it is hard. It is so suttle. I have noticed that even movies from the 1940s and 1950s were promoting what has lead to our day. There were many movies about the ‘exiting’ divorcees, and the evil husband or wife and the only escape was a divorce. Satan is very good at what he does but until we break our habit of allowing Satan into our minds and homes through the mass media.

      Next year, how many of you out there will have softened your view on this issue? How many others will have even become one of the ‘Body Snatchers’? How many of even now think this is fanatical? You are on the way.

  4. ““In the United States, we have abandoned the idea that women are second-class, inferior and subordinate to men, but the Bible clearly teaches that,” said Jimmy Creech, a former United Methodist pastor who was removed from ministry in the church after he performed a same-sex marriage ceremony in 1999. “We have said: That’s a part of the culture and history of the Bible. That is not appropriate for us today.”

    Ponder on that a while, and yet a while more . . .

  5. Steve, a question if I may. Do you agree with Ann about not paying taxes to the federal government due to a percentage of such monies expressly going to the public funding of abortions?

    • I haven’t taken the time to examine or consider all of Ann’s positions on things, especially political things. When it comes to the faith, though, we agree more often than not.

      • I ask because this has to do with The Faith, and more specifically with the fact that, apparently, because the federal government has expressly said that a portion of tax monies will be used to subsidize and pay for abortions, any person who pays any taxes to the federal government is guilty of mortal sin. This is the case according to Ann.

  6. Thanks Steve for timely and truthful article. I wish this was a horror movie that would be over soon. But it isn’t, it’s the real deal right here and now, and it won’t be over soon. With world wide political and religious leadership signing up for this program of contra biblical sexual immorality about the only thing we can do is resist and pray that God intervenes soon. The devil sure seems to be having his day. The really crushing thing is that our current Pope appears to be going along with all this.

  7. “Conservative Christian religion is the last bulwark against full acceptance of L.G.B.T. people,” Gushee said.

    I am sorry, but such an argument, while based on some truth, is not the extent of it and only leads to more error. The idea of Christianity which is conservative, as Gushee said, can only be the Catholic Church in the public sphere.

    We have had a trial of “conservative” Christianity from the 16th century even till today. It is called liberalism. Any faith removed from the Catholic Church will necessarily lead to liberalism. How? Who controls the Protestants? Not the Church. They control themselves and operate on their own frequency, removed from the true nature of society. With Protestantism, Who says, “this is “Christian” and “This is not?”. If we couldn’t even contain usury in such a context as a “conservative Christian world of the 17th century”, then how much more will other moral laws suffer? “Conservative” Christianity slid into divorce in the 16th century. From divorce of man and woman, we have that which we suffer today. Furthermore, a culture of excesses leads to what God showed us in Romans:

    For professing themselves to be wise, they became fools. And they changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of
    the image of a corruptible man (sound familiar?), and of birds, and of fourfooted beasts, and of creeping things (they have mocked God and have become unlike man in the image and likeness of God. This is especially evidence in reproductive areas and in other medical areas dealing with the integrity of man )

    Wherefore God gave them up to the desires of their heart, unto uncleanness, to dishonour their own bodies among themselves. Who
    changed the truth of God into a lie; and worshiped and served the
    creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
    For this cause God delivered them up to shameful affections. For their women have changed the natural use into that use which is against nature. And, in like manner, the men also, leaving the natural use of the women, have burned in their lusts one towards another, men with men working that which is filthy, and receiving in themselves the recompense which was due to their error.” Rom. 22 – 26.

    The way back to truth is not to take a step back, Along the right lines, but to step completely all the way back to sanity. It might seem harsh or uncivil, but God is that being who is Goodness itself, and Justice itself. He does not desire the sacrifice of Cain, but that of Abel. Pure and unblemished. This is the risk that we take for our faith and our God, knowing our faith to be true and Our God to be our supernatural end.

  8. Militant sodomites to the left of us, mad Mohams to the right and a Pope who, it is said, doesn’t believe in Hell. How long, O Lord, how long?

  9. Steve and all my brothers and sisters in Christ, I feel the pain as
    well, I see our world through both lenses, a field of view harking back
    2000 years and before. I pray you all remember there is nothing new
    under the sun.

    we have modern technology and we know our village of the world in an
    instant right here, right now, everything becomes seen, known, felt,
    shared. It is the impact of sharing at light speed everything, the good
    and the bad.

    It is human nature to expand the evil of our human
    experience. We did it as a society as humanity even with Jesus. Mankind
    took perfection in both directions at that time. We crucified our Lord
    and yet in doing so our Lord created in us the road to total salvation,
    the road to heaven he paved for us, no matter what we see, no matter
    what man does to man, Jesus left for us all the path to him TO FOLLOW,
    to share, to witness, to give with all of our hearts and souls.

    have come to find in my two years as a proud Knight for my Lord Jesus
    Christ, our greatest sword against the evil of this world is LOVE for
    JESUS CHRIST. In that love, in that salvation, in that living and doing
    for him, by him and in him we do indeed find the greatest glory of all
    on this Earth. We find him, we truly know him and we know in all of this
    the resounding gong that shall prevail over all Kings over all
    dominions over all time, with his love all of humanity is given the
    chance, the opportunity in every moment of now, to live through him as
    an example of LOVE.

    My attack plan against evil, is to love until attacked physically.


    a true Knight for Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church, I have studied
    in depth the tactics all FIELD GENERALS of any worth know by heart, the
    Holy Bible, and the ART OF WAR. In knowing both I know I have already
    won without firing a shot, with pulling my knife, without throwing my
    sword, without spilling blood, thine enemy has perished before me.

    President of the USA, I would though create a world wide alliance to
    exterminate without prejudice the system of hate called ISIS with no
    regard to taking prisoners. I would unleash ALL my resources and with
    well laid plan, in one day, there would be not one ISIS loyal left on
    this Earth. It would take my military along with our allies special
    forces, one day to conquer this dread for humanity, this Hitler, this
    pest of true evil.

    Armed with both the Holy Bible and the The
    Art of War, we have already conquered evil and every enemy of our
    humanity, of all that is good in this world, it shall as always prevail
    at the end of of the day, thought the battle may be long, THE WAR shall
    never end on this Earth until he comes again.

    It is up to each of us to truly know how to fight evil.

    the end of our day I pray we elect a President who knows both of the
    doctrines stated above and with all due course shall take us to a higher
    place as a nation truly under God, indivisible with liberty and justice
    for all.

    I wish I were President of the USA.

    To lead not
    by my doctrine, not by my ego, but for Jesus Christ, our King of Kings,
    for all, and I would defend our moral compass, our freedom, our Holy
    Bible, and the Holy Bibles of all peoples whose doctrine is LOVE for all
    humanity. I would defend the Constitution of the US. and I would attack
    ISIS on all sides at once upon the first day in office. My battle plan
    would already be drawn up with my Generals. Along with our allies in
    this plan we would attack and ISIS would be gone within 24 hours. I
    would spend my election campaign money on planning its total defeat. On
    my first day it would no longer exist, period.

    If I were President.


  10. Thank you for this important article. I need to brush up on my history. In the meantime, I have been pondering how Lot’s wife was told not to look back lest she turn into a pillar of salt. This I’m thinking was our Lord’s way of preparing us to keep our eyes on the Lord and not “look back”, which can be hard as we have friends/family members/coworkers who are jumping on their respective cruises to Sodom and Gomorrah and asking us to clink champagne glasses, in celebrating of their “voyage”. Our Lady of Sorrows, Ora Pro Nobis!

    • it’s the same admonishment that Christ said when your hand is on the plow not to look back…once you have Truth, no need to go back to a former life of sin and error

  11. Why do I get the impression that, instead of praying like Abraham (for mercy on Sodom), some people are praying like Jonah (for God to rain down wrath on Nineveh)?

  12. This is one of the worst articles i have read in a long time, even going so far as to quote valid arguments against the point it is trying to make, highlighting random parts of the text and attempting to call them “thinly-veiled threats.” Literally none of those highlights passages are threats. I came here expecting to see a well organized and valid argument against the modern culture of acceptance of gay marriage. All I found was a mixed up amalgamation of other writers’ work, accusing homosexuals of being “demonic hordes” and “sodomites” and other fire-and-brimstone fear mongering. What a terrible piece of writing 2/10

  13. Yesterday before Mass, a man from the diocese was speaking about religious freedom legislation and the need to protect the laws that are already on the books in states like mine. The man was urging everyone to sign up and give contact information to him so that the diocese could let us know which representative, etc to contact about religious freedom legislation. My husband and I were very uneasy by the man’s entire demeanor and presentation. We both think that ultimately this push for contact information was probably nefarious. By getting people to willingly give over their contact information, they are essentially documenting those who are “anti-gay.” We believe that it is only a matter of time before Christians who do not support pro-gay policies will be marked and labelled much like the Jews in the 1930s. My advice to everyone, be very careful how much you publicly spill to any organization, including the Church. Martyrdom will come for many, but there’s no need to actively seek it. Years ago, I remember talking to a priest about the rising homosexual movement and I said to him that a small minority (ie gays are really only about 2% of the population) would terrorize the majority. He looked at me as if I’d lost my mind. And I got the same response from nearly everyone else I told. And, yet here we are–on the verge of complete persecution by a tiny minority….


  15. The universe is a monarchy (as CS Lewis observed), and an absolute one at that. And in this universe there is slavery, from which we manumitted by the grace and mercy of God, if we choose to obey him. Those that love him serve him of their own free will; those that rebel against him are sent away by him, to fend for themselves in a universe awash with forces massively more hungry and powerful than man – and the rebels these forces will enslave.

    That’s the situation. Serve God freely, or serve his enemies as slaves.

  16. that’s why they’re called the GayKK//Hitler used them almost exclusively in his Brown Shirts knowing how hate frothed from their mouths and vicious they are

  17. “rightly bowing to the enlightenments of modernity.”

    How disturbing to read. You’re not alone in that visceral dread

  18. Steve, I count no less than three (3) Totalitarian movements currently: the 1-homosexual movement, 2-the Islamic movement and 3-global warming. The common thread in all of these, is a loss of reason. And that is what I fear most of all, the loss of reason and more specifically -what the loss of reason may spawn in all areas of society. Interestedly, the former Soviet Union, now embracing God, appears to be immune to all three.
    Keep the faith, don’t loose your head, most people in this country (because almost everyone is having gay sex, that is sex totally detached from commitment and procreation) go-along with all three; but they could all turn on a dime and say -No.

  19. And how will the LGBT attack the average, secular, young heterosexual dude, who is feeling his oats? It will not just be the Christians they want to “turn.”


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