Landover Baptist Church

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The Landover Baptist Church is a web site that serves as the home of a fictional Baptist church. The Landover Baptist site is a parody of fundamentalist Christianity and the religious right in the United States of America.

The site proclaims, for example, that the King James Bible as written is the literal word of God; that holding different religious beliefs from those endorsed by Landover Baptist is grounds for being damned to Hell; and that George W. Bush was appointed directly by God to the office of President of the United States of America to do battle with heathens and other un-American individuals. The site prominently features articles by Betty Bowers, "America's Best Christian".

On the satirical Whitehouse.org site, the Landover Baptist Church is listed as heading the "United States Department of Faith". The satirical OBJECTIVE: Christian Ministries site runs a mock campaign to shut down the Landover Baptist site.

The Landover site was created by Chris Harper (head writer and Chief Editor, aka "Pastor Deacon Fred") and Mike Allen, based on characters that they and Frank Tozour developed for a radio show while students at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. The show resulted in Mike and Chris's expulsion from Liberty.

As of March 2005, the Landover Baptist Church web site was the third result returned for a Google search on "Baptist".

External links

"The Landover Baptist Church website is not intended to be viewed by minors or anyone under the age of 18."

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