Tuesday, September 16, 2008

A Pentecostal Response to the Washington Post

Below is my personal response to the Washington Post regarding the now well-known cartoon disparaging people of Pentecostal faith.

The actual cartoon can be found at:

To whom it may concern:

I was personally and profoundly offended by the cartoon by Pat Oliphant that appeared in your publication on September 9, 2008. I was perplexed to discover that a supposedly reputable newspaper would publicly and openly mock and ridicule the biblical experience of speaking in tongues – an experience that I hold in reverence. I would expect this of Hollywood and the entertainment industry – but the Washington Post?