For all we know, this week's Weasel is using a pen name, and declaring himself an apostle to justify his sending threatening letters to three women pastoring African-American churches in South Carolina. Clearly, this guy is riding on the wave after Dylann Storm "Drain on the tin" Roof's assault on an African-American church 2 weeks ago. Since that time, 6 churches in the area have been destroyed by fire, the most recent coming on Tuesday, and attributed to a lightning strike. Three others are believed to be the work of an arsonist.
For the uninitiated, AME stands for African Methodist Episcopal, and, admittedly, I didn't know that myself, even though there are some AME churches in my area. I know of a man who actually has walked out of the church I attend---twice---because the pastor's wife, herself an ordained minister, takes the pulpit on a once a month basis on average. The way I look at it is this. God is calling men and women to be pastors and/or evangelists in this modern era. This is a forward step in the church's progression. One of the top evangelists in this country, it happens, is a woman, Joyce Meyer, who's also a best-selling author. I've heard her preach, and she is dynamic and anointed. Period.
Mr. Fleming, if that is your name, enjoy your Weasel ears. They'll look good on you in prison.