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Ah, my favorite dance move: the Almost-Moonwalk. Check out the keyboarder gettin' down in the back. He's awesome.

Posted by Darcy | September 23, 2008 1:39 PM

the first thoughts in my head were:

1. i'm sure they're not pentecostal b/c they're against dancing.
2. the guy has to be gay or str8 and fucking one the blond singer. christian scandal waiting to happen.

Posted by apres_moi | September 23, 2008 1:40 PM

You guys are just jealous of his sweet dancing skills!

Posted by Shilo Urban | September 23, 2008 1:43 PM

Wow. But WTF are they saying? Despite the infinite repetition, it was still hard to understand. Maybe I need a Christian - Heathen dictionary.

Posted by Murgen | September 23, 2008 1:44 PM

I tried as well. Failed as well.

Posted by BeejShan | September 23, 2008 1:49 PM

I would protest if I was the drummer-where's his inspirational signage? Two keyboards...that is just freaky and well, wrong

Posted by 4f...sake | September 23, 2008 1:52 PM

If the power of christ can get me to do a faux moon walk, I think I finally found Jesus.

I can learn to break it down like a used crucifix!

Posted by formerly OR Matt | September 23, 2008 2:01 PM

Are we sure this isn't an SNL skit?

Posted by monkey | September 23, 2008 2:02 PM

I posted this on my MySpace last week, it's great.

However, I'll take your pop-n'-lockin' Christians and raise you early '80s thirty-something bland Christian fake ska called Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine.

I dare you to watch the whole thing.

My dream would be to get the groups in both videos together on one stage at one time.

Posted by Matt Fuckin' Hickey | September 23, 2008 2:05 PM
Posted by Chris in Tampa | September 23, 2008 2:10 PM


Posted by Angelheaded Hipster | September 23, 2008 2:11 PM

Wow. They sure do make Jesus look cool!

Posted by Balt-O-Matt | September 23, 2008 2:11 PM

@2, I was raised Assembly of God (just like Sarah!), and dancing horribly is most definitely allowed, as long as it is for the GLORY OF GOD.

I was part of a youth group that "acted-out" songs from the "hip" Christian artists of the day, like Carmen and Steven Curtis Chapman (DC Talk and Stryper were considered too radical in my neck of the woods). I can't watch "Jesus Camp" because I get fucking flashbacks.

As far as the pentacostals go, dancing is fantastic, as long as it couldn't possibly give anyone a boner and it makes teh kids think Jesus is cool! After all, a couple of pasty white people doing interpretative dance to "Our God is an Awesome God" will TOTALLY lead someone to Christ.

The one thing that takes away the residual shame for me? I now make my living writing cock jokes. And I send part of that money to the Democratic party.

Way to go, Jesus.

Posted by Karla | September 23, 2008 2:11 PM

"The renewed light is the key to Christ in me?"


The guy was kind of hot, though he looked like he escaped from his seedy lounge in Vegas to make the gig.

Posted by Kat | September 23, 2008 2:14 PM

This was on The Soup a couple days ago. Funny stuff indeed.

Posted by Jeremy from Seattle | September 23, 2008 2:16 PM

What the fuck is the key to the power that we need? What is that word they keep saying over and over again? The remoulade?

Posted by PopTart | September 23, 2008 2:16 PM

@9 Oh my shit. That's hysterical. The world can end now. I am happy. Sonseed!


Once I tried to run,
I tried to run and hide.
But Jesus came and found me,
and He touched me deep inside.
He is like a mountie,
He always gets his man.
And He'll zap you any way he can.

Posted by chicagogaydude | September 23, 2008 2:16 PM

@17 I can't help but think about those Faih plus one songs from South Park now ... thanks

Posted by formerly OR Matt | September 23, 2008 2:22 PM

None more white

Posted by Porkchop Sandwiches! | September 23, 2008 2:24 PM

Holy shit, that is what this is Holy Sit. I love how they say Jesus' gives them their rights. I always thought our rights were innate and exist simply by the nature of our being human. And that the constitution protected those rights.

But then in a theocracy what God giveth he taketh away....

Posted by Andrew | September 23, 2008 2:24 PM

and in some other world rights are neither innate nor god given; they are allowed by society.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | September 23, 2008 2:27 PM

terrifying. Seriously. That man looks so evil!

Seriously. Disney villain.

And if not pure evil than pure douchebag.

Posted by Johnny Liverwerst | September 23, 2008 2:32 PM

It's like Napoleon Dynamite. Creepy, but cute.

Posted by Deacon Seattle | September 23, 2008 2:35 PM

All I can think is creepy christian closet case. This made me lose my shit completely.

Jeebus save me!

Posted by Smartypants | September 23, 2008 2:58 PM

I wonder when Obama will include them in his Faith Family and Values Jesus circus/sideshow.

PanderPalozza 08

Posted by patrick | September 23, 2008 2:59 PM

Cha Cha Cha for Jesus.

Posted by Vince | September 23, 2008 2:59 PM

Favorite things about this are (1) the woman on the right looks like she's 40 and (2) the demure outfits of the women. They glory the Lord with their chastity!

I, too, am curious about the lyrics. They say something in there at about 1:00 about standing up for our legal rights... What's that all about?

Posted by Julie in Chicago | September 23, 2008 3:03 PM

I watched it without sound. I think it's better that way.

Why does only the guy in the middle get a headset? Is it too difficult for him to hold a microphone whilst breaking it down for the Lord?

Posted by Jen | September 23, 2008 3:21 PM

Combining Christian music and synth-pop is something I'd expect from the CIA to get information from some Talabin terrorist.

Posted by gregg | September 23, 2008 3:29 PM

SawEEEET! I was gonna say that the dude must get a lot of pussy, but I'm not sure if that's how it works.

That guy must get a lot of teenaged dick?

Posted by violet_dagrinder | September 23, 2008 3:31 PM

You knew something good was coming from that guy cause he had the cordless mic. Loved it.

Posted by ZWBush | September 23, 2008 3:57 PM

I have a special place in my heart for the electronic space-pad drum set.

Posted by Ben | September 23, 2008 4:03 PM

All rock music is based on pagan African music. This group performs rock music and therefore pagan. These "Christians" are then blasphemers as they have performed pagan music as Christian music. They shall burn in hell for eternity as blaspheming God is the unforgivable sin. End of story...weird ass dancing or not.

Posted by nipper | September 23, 2008 4:05 PM

The synth player who's doing the bass part is way out of rhythm. I mean, listen to the first and second verses. He can't bring the funk. Thus he is a good Christian.

Posted by Lincolnish | September 23, 2008 4:30 PM

I fail.

Posted by Joh | September 23, 2008 5:34 PM

This is by far my favorite version of this video:

Posted by LaQuonda | September 23, 2008 5:53 PM

The man is a Vampire !

Posted by dkstar | September 23, 2008 6:51 PM

I love you Dan Savage. I am so happy. This makes me so happy on so many levels. Thank you for sharing!

Posted by robo | September 23, 2008 8:29 PM

Who needs The Popovers? I think we've found the new soundtrack for the Savage Lovecast.

Posted by MyDogBen | September 23, 2008 10:05 PM

I failed the 1:54 test as well, frightening the dog and the girlfriend... Xtains are weird.

Posted by Womyn2me | September 23, 2008 10:58 PM

Laugh all you want, that guy is getting some serious Christian tang.

Posted by Jim | September 23, 2008 11:05 PM

YouTube link got taken down. Find it here:

Posted by SippinALatte | September 24, 2008 12:17 AM

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