End Times and Current Events
January 18, 2022, 06:58:43 am
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Welcome To End Times and Current Events.
  Home Help Search Gallery Staff List Login Register  

New York Pastor Holds Kissing Contest at Church

August 08, 2018, 02:38:10 am suzytr says: Hello, any good churches in the Sacto, CA area, also looking in Reno NV, thanks in advance and God Bless you Smiley
January 29, 2018, 01:21:57 am Christian40 says: It will be interesting to see what happens this year Israel being 70 years as a modern nation may 14 2018
October 17, 2017, 01:25:20 am Christian40 says: It is good to type Mark is here again!  Smiley
October 16, 2017, 03:28:18 am Christian40 says: anyone else thinking that time is accelerating now? it seems im doing days in shorter time now is time being affected in some way?
September 24, 2017, 10:45:16 pm Psalm 51:17 says: The specific rule pertaining to the national anthem is found on pages A62-63 of the league rulebook. It states: “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem. “During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”
September 20, 2017, 04:32:32 am Christian40 says: "The most popular Hepatitis B vaccine is nothing short of a witch’s brew including aluminum, formaldehyde, yeast, amino acids, and soy. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin that destroys cellular metabolism and function. Hundreds of studies link to the ravaging effects of aluminum. The other proteins and formaldehyde serve to activate the immune system and open up the blood-brain barrier. This is NOT a good thing."
September 19, 2017, 03:59:21 am Christian40 says: bbc international did a video about there street preaching they are good witnesses
September 14, 2017, 08:06:04 am Psalm 51:17 says: bro Mark Hunter on YT has some good, edifying stuff too.
September 14, 2017, 04:31:26 am Christian40 says: i have thought that i'm reaping from past sins then my life has been impacted in ways from having non believers in my ancestry.
September 11, 2017, 06:59:33 am Psalm 51:17 says: The law of reaping and sowing. It's amazing how God's mercy and longsuffering has hovered over America so long. (ie, the infrastructure is very bad here b/c for many years, they were grossly underspent on. 1st Tim 6:10, the god of materialism has its roots firmly in the West) And remember once upon a time ago when shacking up b/w straight couples drew shock awe?

Exodus 20:5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
View Shout History
Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: New York Pastor Holds Kissing Contest at Church  (Read 66 times)
« on: November 23, 2011, 01:55:27 am »

New York Pastor Holds Kissing Contest at Church

A New York pastor held a kissing contest between married couples during a Sunday service as a way for him to illustrate that God created humans to experience the “fire of romance” and the positive benefits of locking lips.

Pastor Maurice Johnson of Winners Church in Queens began his message on “The Power and Pleasure of Romance” by reading verses from chapter two in Genesis and moved to quoting studies that showed that kissing is good for one’s heart and cholesterol level.

To help matters along, he also referred his congregation to the websites, “The Art of Kissing” and “Learn How to Kiss.”

“This society, especially the religious society, sometimes puts a shame on nakedness, on romance, on love, on kissing … They make it seems as if it should not be talked about in church, something that should not be displayed in our society,” Johnson told his congregation during his sermon earlier this month.

In addition to preparing his message from the Bible, he said that he found studies that show that any society that celebrates marriage, romance, and love is a “free and wholesome society.”

Johnson said he wants to shatter the idea that public displays of affection are wrong.

“God created a desire for every human, every man and every woman, the desire for love and romance and until you are in a relationship with the opposite sex you will never be fully satisfied because God said it is not good for man to be alone,” he said during the sermon. “God wants us to be in a marriage and experience the fire of romance.”

During his message, Johnson asked four married couples to approach the pulpit area and begin kissing as members of the church’s worship band played some R&B tunes, the New York Post reported.

The passionate kissing went on for five minutes and the winning couple was chosen by the loudest applause from the congregation, according to the Post. The winning couple received $50 to spend on a date night.

“Some people were like, ‘It seems strange to do at church,’” Johnson told the Post, “but they thought it was very creative.”

Johnson pointed to the fact that some failed marriages come as the result of spouses looking for a romantic spark, although he added that the action should not be an excuse for failure.

“Romance is central to the human culture and human existence,” he added during the sermon that is available for audio download on the church’s website.

Johnson founded Liberty Christian Center (now known as Winners Church) six years ago. The church’s mission is "to set at liberty those who are captive through the teaching of God's Word and the demonstration of His Spirit."

Report Spam   Logged

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Hero Member
Offline Offline

Posts: 21731

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2011, 05:53:51 am »

2Ti 3:16  All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
2Ti 3:17  That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

starts with a kiss, than what? ... i dont see the point of this, bet that church hasnt had a fire and brimstone preaching in years and they probably dont believe in hell.
« Last Edit: November 23, 2011, 05:57:43 am by Mark » Report Spam   Logged

What can you do for Jesus?  Learn what 1 person can accomplish.

The Man from George Street
Pages: [1]   Go Up
Jump to:  

Powered by EzPortal
Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
Free SMF Hosting - Create your own Forum

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy