JuLIE Roys – and Sexual Imagery Used by Biblical Authors and Inspired by the Holy Spirit

To say that Julie Roys is a liar…

Is like saying White Castle is not the best nutrition, or that the Kardashians love publicity – just a MASSIVE understatement.

I am not angry toward JuLIAR in any fleshly sense of that word, but I just do not believe she is saved or due any Christian courtesy. I believe her only eternal hope is the arresting prophetic tone utilized by the prophets like Ezekiel, Jeremiah, and Christ Himself. Read Matthew 23 for Jesus’ pejorative parade against the religious blockheads of His day. They were not saved people, but like the #JRgossipslut were truly apostate. (See #2 below for examples of prophetic use of sexual imagery in confronting apostasy.)

Before I begin to expose this “accuser of the brethren” (Revelation 12:10), let me clarify three things…

1) I am only confronting JuLIAR Roys, none of the following groups in bold.

I am aware of a little army of #roysminions who, through multiple Twitter accounts, are more evil and vindictive than she is. These are people who wish they had a voice, and, in ventilation of their own apparent pain, have chosen to be infamous rather than anonymous. The #roysminions are actually more vicious (like JuLIAR was initially, before she broadened and sought greater credibility on the foundation her filth built for her, hiring apparently desperate but more credible journalists like @bobsmietana). I don’t read what #roysminions write; I don’t care what they say. They don’t know me, and their fleshly words, attacks on my family, bullying tactics are self-evidently evil. They are only the fruit from JuLIAR’s evil tree, and I am not confronting them.

I have detractors, people hurt at HBC and others who took up their offense. I have not and will not as a Pastor, expose what I may know about those people, nor do anything to hinder God’s heart for reconciliation between us. I still love the former staff and Elders from HBC and HBF, WITW, HCA etc. We did a lot of great work for the Lord together, and I would this moment confess again my own failings, lovingly address their sins against me, and attempt to come to full resolution. Even when they attacked me publicly, I did not go after them or make things worse for them. Even if they never do the right thing and meet with me face-to-face in humility and mutual forgiveness, I will maintain my availability and soft heart toward them and seek to live in forgiveness. They are loved by me and by the Lord, and I am not confronting them.

I have former friends who have said nothing publicly but took the other side during my silence, and in some instances truly betrayed my wife and me. I will never mention them in this or any forum, which is for exposing JuLIAR Roys alone. I will only expose as needed those who publicly deceived other Christians about us. I am most hurt by these former friends, but I am not confronting them.

Fact is, if the original Elders had slowed long enough to understand the coup/mutiny that was crafted and crammed down their throats; if the interim Elders had sought understanding and resolution, rather than scorched-earth appeasing of JuLIAR and looting of Walk in the Word; if the Laird Elders had altered course and begun with objectivity, rather than do what Greg Bradshaw and Michael Vanlaningham hand picked them to do – if the Laird Elders had stopped marching down the road of destroying our lives and reputations, all this would be long ago over. I am very disillusioned with “lay eldership,” as Pastors always account for far more than their actual failings and lay leaders seldom account for anything they do. I am really done with the false equivalency of lay eldership, but my intent is not to confront them – only JuLIAR.

If the other HBC leaders/Pastors had done a fraction of their biblical duty to affect reconciliation and restoration (instead of sticking their heads in the sand, stonewalling, and self protecting), we would all be past all of this, with mutual public confession and full restorative closure for all. I am disappointed by them, but I am not confronting them.

If Pastors around the country who understandably want nothing to to with JuLIAR, had actually stood up to her publicly instead of retreating from her, and in most cases me – if they had exposed the ones paying JuLIAR to obsessively target me and my family and continue deceiving the fools who read her, we would not be here. I am not confronting them, only JuLIAR.

My focus is completely and entirely upon the single catalyst for all this destruction. Not the puppeteers, just the puppet. Not the lap, just the lap dog. Not the evil in the shadows, just the evil one claiming to be in the light – but denying the grace and fellowship which characterizes people in the light (1 John 1:8). My heart is sick to have to do this, but what choice have those listed above given me? You would have to agree, I have let her prattle on for a long, long time – past the damage, past the destruction, past the fallout, and well into the healing. I am really brokenhearted to have to do this… but first a few more clarifiers.

2) If you bristle at the strong language toward this #JRgossipslut…

It is because you are not familiar enough with the biblical prophets, and your sensibilities are tuned to 2021 Western-world PC culture. Or possibly you are a ‘red-letter Christian,’ who doesn’t even read all the red letters and has created a cultural Christ apart from the biblical one.

I will soon have been a Pastor for 40 years. I have always had detractors, due to my weakness as well as their own, yet I have never done anything like what I undertake to do here. This is extreme action borne of extreme circumstance. If JuLIAR was a Christian or even an enemy, I would owe my love and prayers to her. You will not understand what I am doing unless you understand that she is apostate, and you’re familiar with the biblical instruction on how leaders in Christ’s church are to deal with apostates. This difficult decision to expose JuLIAR in obedience to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, before whom I will ultimately account, is now made. Maybe see a few examples of her deception before taking up a defense for this apostate, lest you reveal your own Romans 1:18ff downward trajectory.  This is as serious as serious gets – a grievous duty that could have been taken up by others.

Biblical Examples of Sexual Language Warning Against or Confronting Evil (for additional biblical perspective, see “The Virtue of Name Calling”)

  • Ezekiel 16:33 – “They give gifts to all prostitutes; but you give your gifts to all your lovers, and bribe them, that they may come to you on every side for your prostitution.”
  • Proverbs 7:10 – “And behold, a woman comes to meet him, Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.”
  • Jeremiah 13:26-27 – “I myself will lift up your skirts over your face, and your shame will be seen. I have seen your abominations, your adulteries and neighings, your lewd whorings, on the hills in the field. Woe to you, O Jerusalem! How long will it be before you are made clean?”
  • Ezekiel 16:35 – “Therefore, O harlot, hear the word of the Lord.”
  • Nahum 3:5 – “Behold, I am against you, declares the LORD of hosts, and will lift up your skirts over your face; and I will make nations look at your nakedness and kingdoms at your shame.”
  • Proverbs 6:26 – “For on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread, and an adulteress hunts for the precious life.” 
  • Ezekiel 16:15 – “But you trusted in your beauty and played the whore because of your fame, and you poured out your harlotries on every passer-by who might be willing.”
  • Hosea 4:12 – “My people consult their wooden idol, and their diviner’s wand informs them; For a spirit of harlotry has led them astray, And they have played the whore, departing from their God.”
  • James 4:4 – “Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God?” 
  • Revelation 17:5 – “And on her forehead a name was written, a mystery, ‘BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.’”

3) If JuLIAR had not begun utilizing the platform she built on attacking me… 

And started to attack other wonderful Pastors for their flaws (or her perceptions of them), I would have walked away. I love Pastors and believe strongly in men like John MacArthur, Bryin Loritts, JD Greer, Mark Driscoll, Rick Donald, and others. Where I know more of the story, I see JuLIAR using the same deceptive tactics she used with me. 

Did God cancel the messages of His flawed messengers – or did He most often utilize them even as He chastised them, or until He muzzled them Himself? Jonah? David? Paul? Moses? Saul? Samson? Elijah? Eli? There is not a single man used of God in Scripture, who could stand up to the double standard and internet gang tackling that has damaged my mental/emotional health, wreaked havoc in my family and circle of friends, and is toxic beyond what any Christ follower could righteously defend. I am shocked that I don’t see more people confronting this kind of evil, but the voices are so vicious and unreasonable, men too often cower when they should “stand firm in the faith, act like men, [and] be strong” (I Corinthians 16:13-14).

Starting tomorrow, I will begin detailing the #JRgossipslut lies – when she posted, why they are false, which logical fallacy or recurring deceptive tactic she is employing, and some of the damage done by her deceptions. Stay tuned.

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