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Pastor Worley in 1978: 'Forty years ago they would've hung [homosexuals], bless God, from a white oak tree'

by Jeremy Hooper

This week, he's getting international attention for saying he'd like to put "all the lesbians and queers" in a pen until they die off. But in 1978, two years after he began preaching at the very same North Carolina church that he preaches at today? Well, listen to how Pastor Charles Worley was waxing nostalgic back then:

[SOURCE: Holding the Line—4/30/1978 (via SermonAudio)]

The truly remarkable thing? Of all of his old sermons, *this* is one that someone at his church felt worthy of posting to the Internet for posterity's sake.


**UPDATE: Worley's team has yanked the source sermon from SermonAudio.com. Glad I grabbed the clip!

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