Mirror.co.uk Christian pastor slammed after calling Islam ‘religion of hatred’

A Christian church leader has been slammed after calling Islam a ‘religion of hatred’ and likening gay people to paedophiles in a ‘disgusting’ Sunday sermon.

Pastor Steve Crosthwaite, of Wythall’s Hollywood Christian Life Steve CrosthwaiteCentre in Birmingham, told his 60-strong congregation ‘homosexuality is wrong’ and criticised same sex relationships.

During his 30-minute sermon, branded ’highly offensive’ by a local minister, pastor Crosthwaite said: “Islam is not a peaceful religion. Islam is a religion of hatred, the Birmingham Mail reports.

“Islam teaches there are permissible sins. For a Muslim to tell you ‘I love you, I’m a peaceful guy’ and it be a lie, well, Allah forgives that sin….more:  mirror.co.uk