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The New IFB (a.k.a. "NIFB" or "Andersonite"), short for The New Independent Fundamental Baptist Movement, is an Independent Baptist cult run by Steven Anderson. They are a growing group in the United States, who are trying to take over the country by "soul-winning", which in reality is them telling people they want homosexuals dead and in Hell. The movement was started by Steven Anderson around June 2016, just after the Orlando Shooting, when he celebrated "49 Fewer Sodomites being alive". It quickly spread to other like-minded Independent Baptist churches such as Verity Baptist Church, Stedfast Baptist Church, and Old Paths Baptist Church.

Main Andersonites Think-Tank
Member Position/Church
Steven Anderson Leader; Pastor of Faithful Word Baptist Church (Tempe, AZ)
Bruce Mejia Co-Leader; Pastor of Faithful Word Baptist Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Dave Berzins Pastor of Word of Truth Baptist Church (Prescott Valley, AZ)
Roger Jimenez Pastor of Verity Baptist Church (Sacramento, CA)
Jonathan Shelley Future Pastor of Stedfast Baptist Church (Fort Worth, TX)
Manly Perry Pastor of Old Paths Baptist Church (San Antonio, TX)
Adam Fannin Pastor of Stedfast Baptist Church (Jacksonville, FL)
Tommy McMurtry Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church (Rock Falls, IL)
Michael Johnson Pastor of Temple Baptist Church (Jacksonville, NC)
Jason Robinson Pastor of Mountain Baptist Church (Fairmont, WV)

The former pastor of Stedfast Baptist Church-TX, Donnie Romero, resigned from his position after getting busted for prostitution, using marijuana, and gambling [1]. Jonathan Shelley, his replacement, current pastors a similar church in Houston, Texas.


  • Hard Preaching (especially against the LGBT)
  • Pro Conspiracy theories (9/11 never happened, vaccines cause autism, water fluoridization mandated to start NWO, etc.)
  • All LGBT are child molesters
  • Believe us, or go to Hell
  • [Insert any alt-right belief in here, it's guaranteed they'll share it]

2019 "Make America Straight Again" Conference

In mid-June, 2019, The New IFB will host a "Make America Straight Again" Conference in Orlando, Florida, during their pride week. The name of the conference mimics Donald Trump's 2016 U.S. Presidential Election slogan, "Make America Great Again." It is yet to be determined what will happen at this conference, and what the protests will be like [2].

See Also


  1. Anti-Gay Baptist Preacher Resigns from Church After “Being with Prostitutes”
  2. Make America Straight Again Conference Sparks Controversy About Censorship (

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