Preacher says he will recruit 100,000 former gays to heal AIDS

Christian leader Lou Engle tells a youth group they must pray in schools so gays and lesbians can be converted

Preacher says he will recruit 100,000 former gays to heal AIDS
06 July 2012

An American Christian leader has said he wants to recruit 100,000 former gay men and women to ‘pray AIDs away’ in a new video.

Lou Engle told a youth Christian group he had prophesized a ‘first wave’ of ex-gay men and women who would bring about ‘radical salvations and healings of AIDs’.

In the video discovered by Right Wing Watch yesterday (5 July), Engle says: ‘God, give us 100,000 gay lesbian men and women to be radically transformed.

‘Begin to pray it in your youth groups! Begin to pray it in your schools! Pray it in your devotions! Lift your voices today!’

At the same rally for the youth group, he said new film The Avengers, directed by gay friendly atheist Joss Whedon, was a good example of how to ‘fight demons’.

Engle said: ‘I want to be the Hulk. I was so deeply moved in that movie when the music’s going and Hulk’s coming – boom, boom.

‘I start weeping in the movie I am so moved by the Holy Spirit. Now you really think I’m crazy.’

Engle is well known in North America for pioneering religious movement The Call, and hosting events which include 12-hour prayer sessions.

In May 2010, Engle traveled to Uganda and organized a rally there in which he praised the government’s efforts to combat homosexuality, including the bill which called for life imprisonment or the death penalty.

However after criticism, he said he opposed the anti-homosexuality bill, saying he had ‘no prior knowledge’ of it before the rally.

Check out the videos here:



No thumbnail available

Anti-same sex marriage politician blames work pressure on his 2012 August boating accident

Maryland delegate Don H. Dwyer Jr blames some of his troubles on his anti-gay marriage work
Watch what happens when a guy asks 100 male strangers for their phone number

Watch what happens when a guy asks 100 male strangers for their phone number

Most guys take the question in stride, a few get hostile and more than a dozen say yes
No thumbnail available

George Michael completes recording thanking fans for their prayers

Recovered singer tweets that White Light may be 'best dance recording I've ever made'
No thumbnail available

India universities told to recognize transgender students

All forms must include a transgender category
No thumbnail available

Spanish lawmaker blames trillion dollar national debt on gay spending

People’s Party senator Luz Elena Sanín is facing calls for her resignation after she blamed Spain’s $1.3 trillion national debt on previous Socialist governments’ ‘subsidies for NGOs and homosexuals’
No thumbnail available

Gay marriage as 'radical' as 'child sacrifice' says Joseph Farah

Jospeh Farah, an ultra conservative editor of WND says gay marriage is 'one of the most radical ideas considered since child sacrifice'
No thumbnail available

Teachers say schools still full of gay hate

Greater Manchester classroom teachers highlight the homophobic abuse and discrimination experienced by their pupils and colleagues
No thumbnail available

Obama shows his gay pride in new viral image

Designer has been met with massive demand for t-shirts so they can worn at gay pride events
No thumbnail available

Watch: Moscow Gay Pride takes place in amazing new video

Well not exactly. In a brand new campaign from Benetton, who created the world leaders kissing each other ads from last year, want to fight hatred by imagining positive, inspiring news
No thumbnail available

Malta’s PM: ‘I will never compromise on equality for gay couples’

Labour's opposition Nationalist Party says while they agree with the civil unions bill in principle, they will delay it in order for adoptions by same-sex couples to be removed from the legislation