Jim and Tammy Faye's son: The Punk Rock Preacher [VIDEO]

One Punk Under God, a documentary following the son of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, begins tonight on the Sundance Channel, at 8pm est (note to Robert Redford: send royalty checks to Evan Derkacz, Brooklyn, NY...).

The clip to the right isn't from the show, it's just to give a glimpse of the man in action. Before you scoff and roll your eyes, watch it. And then consider the premise of the doc, according to Aaron Barnhart:
One Punk Under God chronicles his final months in Atlanta, when Revolution was based at a club called Masquerade and undergoing a crisis mostly instigated by Bakker. Risking the support of his church's biggest funders, he declared Revolution to be gay-affirming and began teaching that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality.
Here's a clip from Barnhart's interview with Bakker, the rest of which you can read HERE:
Your dad also hopped off the Pat Robertson-Jerry Falwell political express.
He did. I remember he was asked by George (H.W.) Bush to be mentioned because he had a lot of pull at the time. And he was like, “No.” One reason when they fell that the backlash was so bad was because, I think, people were so fed up with all that stuff (preachers in politics) that a lot of people's anger was pushed toward my family. But they weren't involved in politics.
I would think after all you went through, the one occupation you would cross off your career list would be "minister."
See, me and my dad and my mom, we've all had our downfalls and our conflicts, but my dad instilled in me to help people. I remember after PTL fell, he took me to the toy store and said, “I want you to pick out a bunch of toys. They're not for you.” We went and spent Christmas with this really poor family. It made a huge impact on me. I think that at the end (of PTL), my dad was spending so much time raising money that he lost his passion, which is helping people.
When it got to a point where I realized what grace meant -- the unconditional gift, the undeserved favor, the reflection of God in our lives, and that God loved me no matter who I was or what I'd done -- I realized I was going to be a minister.

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