Westboro Baptist Church defector Zach Phelps-Roper says his grandfather’s anti-gay attitudes softened prior to his death.

Published in People

While known for anti-gay rhetoric that most find offensive, Westboro Baptist Church didn’t become a household name until church members hit on the idea of picketing at military funerals.

Published in People
Friday, 13 December 2013 13:43

South African Baptists rebuke Westboro

A small Kansas church known for protesting homosexuality at military funerals says former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in hell.

Published in People
Thursday, 05 September 2013 14:33

Suit: Funeral-protest law applied unfairly

A controversial Baptist church says efforts to silence its unpopular anti-gay messages are reminiscent of an earlier era that made necessary the passage of civil-rights laws.

Published in Social Issues
Sunday, 11 August 2013 13:38

Even Westboro loves its friends

The Phelps family of Westboro Baptist Church opens its arms to like-minded newcomers, but Christ challenges his disciples to go much further in the way of hospitality. 

Published in Commentaries