“Gays are going to hell, and they can only avoid eternal damnation by being healed of their homosexuality.”
Statements like this challenge our view that we live in a tolerant society.
How extraordinary is it then that a church in New Zealand not only holds those views, but is still promoting homosexual cleansings.
Paihia Baptist Pastor Bill Anderson practices controversial techniques that are widely discredited internationally.
Pastor Anderson is not gay, nor does he claim to know any gay or lesbian people – so Paul wondered what did he actually understand about the gay community he was hoping to heal?
Reporter Rebecca Wright sat down with the cleansing pastor.”