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Toddler's 'Ain't No Homos' Song

Puts Church on Lockdown

Pastor Gets Death Threats

5/30/2012 4:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Members of an Indiana church say they've been flooded with death threats since video of a 3-year-old proudly singing, "Ain't no homos gonna make it to heaven" ... was posted on the Internet.

Multiple members of the Apostolic Truth Tabernacle Church in Greensburg, Indiana tell TMZ the church office has been getting harassing calls and the pastor has received death threats at his home. They also say a prayer meeting scheduled for this evening at church had to be moved to a secret location.

We're told they are looking into increasing security, but for now the congregation is handling it ... taking turns watching over the church.

One member says Pastor Jeff Sangl is extremely worried about his safety -- and this morning he and his wife left for vacation without telling anyone where they were going.

Despite the threats, all the members we spoke to have no regrets about the song getting posted online -- in fact one said, "The people who are upset just don't read the word of God. If we don't teach the children the truth early they will never learn."

As for the thunderous applause after the hate-filled song -- we're told, "Of course we applauded a child who is singing a song about God."

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136.

Ben    

Whats the difference is ???

Brainwashing maybe? I am a Christian and I will never act like these idiots and I am in NC. Keep pushing everyone claiming to be "Christian". You only make me and anything I believe in look worse. Bob, Joe, Levingston you ought to be ashamed of yourself for even remotely thinking you are in control of even your own children. Lets see who's so hate mongering when you have a grandchild who is gay. It is like my own state has abandoned human decency and rational thought. If you actually believe like you say you sin no more or less than they do. Get a life and get actual courage to defend what even Christ would defend!!

843 days ago
137.

pragmatist    

Good job TMZ, you put this church on blast on your hugely popular website, and ended up scaring them out of their own place of worship for doing nothing but practicing their own beliefs. Write or wrong as their beliefs may be, it is not for YOU to judge, and if a hair is harmed on anyone from that church's head, it's on YOU!

843 days ago
138.

db    

So this is how hate begins...

843 days ago
139.

Michael C, Teniente    

The Bible says that those who practice homosexuality will not "inherit" the kingdom of God.

When a person reads that in the Bible, they react according to their belief system. But, just because they observe the "word" of God, it doesn't mean they "hate." It means that they're trying to side with what they believe to be the "word of God."

If I read the Bible and it says that homosexual activity will not inherit the kingdom of God and I say that's what the Bible says: it doesn't mean that I hate homosexuals. I mean I don't agree with their lifestyle.

Too many times people try to make it out to be "hate" when it's not the case at all. It's people trying to be obedient to the "word of
God" according to how they understand what they read.

The question becomes: Should I obey the word of
God or what society say?

mike t.

843 days ago
140.

asia     

According the Bible homosexuality is a sin and practicing homosexuals will not go to heaven, but the song is WRONG. God would not be pleased with teaching a child that song. He loves all, but hates the sin. But death threats are wrong too. There are people in the world who will never accept homosexuality. Get over it.

843 days ago
141.

PhillipP    

This is why Christianity is such a farce. Might as well believe in the Easter Bunny or The Great Pumpkin

843 days ago
142.

bagg7096    

TMZ is so stupid, I didnt see a hate filled toddler?? Its in the Bible if ya'll read, Im gay & I even know that! Come on guys get a real job.....lol... But no all they know about is nonsence people dont care about. They couldnt handle real jobs so they get this so called job where they sit around like a bunch of cackling hens & talk about people.

843 days ago
143.

bagg7096    

Theres a right way & wrong way to stand up for what you believe in, this is wrong....Its no different then the Jerry Springer circus which America cheers for, people cheer for anything even the Romans did when gladiators where fighting to death & getting eaten by lions...Its not hate though, its in the Bible but come on people do you honestley think that kid knows everything he is saying?? His parents probabley put him up to that, to get in spotlight....Pastors are supposed to preach about right & wrong, this is what happens when children get in picture.....

843 days ago
144.

GetOverYourself    

When your mouth writes checks your a** can't cash, you are going to run like a baby, if your a christian. This "pastor" should at least man up and stand his ground. Nope. Typical whieny christian...talks a lot of smack, then cries like a baby when he gets called on it. What a wimp!

843 days ago
145.

thomas    

The word of God should not speak hatred. Churches like these foster hatred. I'm just waiting for the church members to go out and start beating gays or hanging them from the nearest tree.

They should be ashamed to call themselves Christians. They have completely forgotten Christ's message of Love.

843 days ago
146.

Candice    

I am a Christian and I do not by any means agree with same sex relationships, however this church has become a disgrace...and for the people that support this ridiculous song is none the better...How dare anyone take the place of god and bring judgement on other people...and even worse to teach children to hate on other people... stop doing the job of God and stop quoting the Bible like you even know what it means... you dont't have to agree with people but you are commanded to love them!!!! ignorant idiots!!!!

843 days ago
147.

Repeter    

The Pastor & his wife can't have much faith in Jesus if they have to run & hide.

They sure know how to spread the hate but don't LIKE hate too much.

843 days ago
148.

Kelly    

God speaks of love not HATE you dumb mother fu**ers. Its sad that people are so ignorant. Im sure God is real proud of you teaching your children to commit hate crimes.

843 days ago
149.

JugEars McKenyan Sr..    

Oh but this is nothing compared to the crap that comes out of Louis Farrakhan's mouth and Revered Wright and Rev Fat Al and Jesse and the rest of the race baiting broghams... You wanna hear some beauties go listen to Malik Shabbazzz for a while... they make this look like a joke... we used to make fun of homos all day every day back in the day before America became so decadent it can't go 5 minutes without humping something like a bunch of freaking animals.. What about that brutha who's got 30 rugthugs running around with 11 baby momma's? Where's that reality show? Make fun of that baby machine for a while huh? It's so unreal they think people are so freaking stupid they're unaware of the low ghetto life in this nation because no one has the ballzzz to talk about it because everyone's been so ***ggified they can't beat their way out momma's womb without a foresnip crushing their brains...oh that's abortion, the 55 million kids slaughtered by their own mothers. Nice.

843 days ago
150.

Gdhjay    

Well... How convenient that he and his wife got to go on a church-funded vacation to an "undisclosed location" right at the start of summer like that. Just before Gay Days at Disney, too. I wonder who it was who shot the video and posted it... We don't see his wife in the video, do we? But we DO see two separate takes of the song.

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