Category Archives: The incredibly true adventures of Rev. Jerry Prevo
After a period of relative silence, Anchorage Baptist Temple is now preparing to raise its head in public discussion on Proposition 5. ABT associate pastor Glenn Clary filed on February 21 with the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) as chair of a new group called “Protect Your Freedoms Vote No on Prop 5. Continue reading
by Mel Green | posted originally on Bent Alaska Court documents in the divorce of Allen Prevo, son of Anchorage Baptist Temple pastor Jerry Prevo, and Holly Jo Prevo raise questions about ABT religious exemption housing. Or, in the judge’s … Continue reading
Max Blumenthal’s new book Republican Gomorrah talks among other things about corporal punishment in Christianist practices of child discipline — practices taught by Focus on the Family leader James Dobson and, at least in 1985, Anchorage Baptist Temple pastor Jerry Prevo.
I first used this term in the post “The new Carrie Prejean?” I’m using often enough that it seems helpful to break the definition I used there out into a separate post. Christianist is a term I first heard from … Continue reading
In what looks like another of last Tuesday’s ploys by Prevo & company, an obvious attempt to bait LGBT people & our allies into turning the newly-crowned Mrs. Alaska United States® into another Carrie Prejean, martyr of the religious right.
While in 2003 Jerry Prevo decried Westboro Baptist Church tactics, in 2009 he & his allies didn’t hesitate to use children — even some younger then 10 — in a very like way, as billboards for their parents’ prejudices.
Why are Mat-Su residents being bused into Anchorage to testify on Anchorage’s equal rights ordinance?
My letter to the Anchorage Municipal Assembly and Acting Mayor Matt Claman in support of the Anchorage equal rights ordinance, which would add “sexual orientation” and “veteran status” to those classes already included in Title V, Anchorage’s equal rights code.
Jerry Prevo’s 1985 “devil costume debacle” illustrates that it’s not only against homosexuals that Prevo is willing to throw up red herrings, deceptions, and outright lies.
There’s no doubt that the Anchorage Baptist Temple’s Jerry Prevo has followed Jesus’ instruction to the fishermen Simon Peter and Andrew to become a fisher of men. But evidence suggests he also excels as a fisher of red herrings, especially when it comes to his opposition to equal rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transfolk.