There has been a lot of fascinating discussion in the comments section. It’s been particularly good to see some more specific points raised by TB Joshua supporters, as well as input from former disciples. However there have been some pretty wild tangents, and it’s starting to get a bit unwieldy. So just to clarify, we may not publish comments that are:
1) Off the topic of the post (eg. is Giles actually the devil himself?)
2) Repetitive and not bringing anything new to the table (eg. “I love/hate TB Joshua and he’s saved/ruined my life, everybody watch/don’t watch Emmanuel TV!”)
3) Personally insulting or aggressive.
Speaking of aggression, while we’ve had strongly-worded comments from SCOAN supporters, they all pale in comparison to a commenter under the name of “repent” who has left several comments (not published) accusing us of being not harsh enough on TB Joshua. This person is terrifying. Here’s just a small taster:
You filthy reprobate, this con man and his empire are luring people into hell and spreading the blasphemy of Jesus and worldwide financial scams and you are so vile and filthy in mind you won’t dare stand up for the victims, but rather are worried about alienating the criminals and heretics who support him. You are so beyond filthy.
Your vile filthy mouth will be judged by the Almighty for such a load of wicked propaganda as that you filthy effeminate heretic propagandist lukewarm lost soul. There is absolutely no hope for you if you don’t repent to the True Christ and beg Him to save your wicked heretical soul.
Yikes. And they were the less offensive bits. So to TB Joshua sympathizers, don’t think that we are just blocking pro-TBJ stuff. Keep to the guidelines and we’ll publish it. And bear in mind that NO sites affiliated with SCOAN (TB Joshua Fans, TB Joshua Testimonies etc) publish comments with any hint of questioning or criticism (we know, we’ve tried). So the breadth of opinions found on this blog is something pretty unique. Thanks!