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‘The idea that Jesus is a serial killer doesn’t just fly in your face. It’s offensive.” – Charles McQuiggan
Charles McQuiggan is a Christian pastor in Minnesota who serves as an associate pastor at Lake Minnetonka Baptist Church in Minneapolis.
He’s also a professor of music and a writer, and he’s a self-employed pastor’s helper in his spare time. “I’m always in my car looking for things to say to people,” he explained, “and I love to go on the Internet.” He wrote a book in 2010 called The Gospel According to John, in which he explores the words spoken by Jesus in John 3:16-26.
Earlier this year, McQuiggan received a letter from one of his students. It offered him words of rebuke after McQuiggan had shared a podcast on his site that discussed his and his wife’s “courageous” Christian faith.
“After listening to this podcast, we have to be strong and defend people who are being murdered by Christian extremists,” the student wrote. “The idea that Jesus is a serial killer doesn’t just fly in your face. It’s offensive.”
The student had gone to visit McQuiggan at his home and shared, “I don’t believe that Jesus is a serial killer.”
“I wanted to hear from you,” she wrote. “I think you should consider changing your name to ‘Jesus Killer.’ Why? So that you can get more positive press.”
Now, McQuiggan is sharing that letter with his congregation. He’s using it as a lesson, because he says it’s an important one to teach the children of Christian leaders in America.
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