Dear friends in Christ, greetings in Jesus’ lovely name. I recently received a revelatory message from Nigeria, directly to my inbox, unfiltered and unhampered by the array of anti-spam measures that usually insulate me from friends in Crap like “Pastor” John Izejoko of Benin. He does not want money, oh no; he wants Bibles.
“Dear friend in Christ,
Greetings in Jesus lovely name. I read about you online in your web and thank God for meeting you and knowing about you. I pray my message finds you doing well in Christ. I also want you to note that all I’m asking for from you is neither silver nor gold but God’s holy book. Meeting one through the internet especially now that all evil abounds in it can be very distrusting but mine is all about God and outside of it nothing.”
Jesus’ name is lovely, isn’t it? I think the loveliness of his name is probably the main reason that people who like Jesus like Jesus as much as they do. If John really read about me “in my web”, I don’t think he’d be talking about Bibles to me. Hello, John, I’m an atheist and I recently did a video for a black metal band. So I’m not really doing well in Christ, whatever that means. Sounds a bit unpleasant, to be honest. He’s right, though, that all evil abounds in the internet. Facebook, Pinterest, etc. Those are proper evil, aren’t they? Continue Reading