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“Your Voice Could Impact Whether Or Not These Bills Pass”: Bethel Church Asks Followers To Oppose Two New California Bills

Church leaders refer to the two bills as “troubling” and “potentially harmful.”  Both would grant additional rights to children. Church leaders suggest followers learn more about “protecting religious freedom” from The Alliance Defending Freedom, an organization that supports the criminalization of consensual same-gender sex between adults. 

Bethel Women’s Pastor Promotes Target Boycott Citing Concerns Over Child “Sexualization” 

In late May Bethel Church’s women’s pastor, Havilah Cunnington encouraged others to boycott Target over the store’s Pride collection. Since Pride month began in June there have been a series of disturbing anti-gay incidents in Redding including flyers distributed in the Target parking lot that threatened harm against gay community members and the repeated defacing of a local Pride flag.

Bethel Claims Miracles. What Proof Do They Have?

Stories of healings at Redding’s Bethel Church draw faith-filled visitors each year. But Bethel has not yet provided proof of a single medically verified miracle. Shasta Scout discusses the medical research organization hoping to change that, and how faith tourism contributes to Bethel’s revenue.

Bethel Shares Statement Opposing the Equality Act

“The Equality Act seeks to create equality by erasing gender, but God created them male and female and said that it is good,” reads one slide, with four accompanying Bible verse references. Another reads, “real equality celebrates the differences between men and women and empowers them both.”

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