HUDSONVILLE, MI - Wes Dupin
isn't expecting everyone to love his decision to bring a notorious porn star like Ron "The Hedgehog" Jeremy to speak at his church in Ottawa County, but that's really kind of the point.
It's not a place for all the saints," said Dupin
, founding pastor of Daybreak church
Jeremy will take the microphone for questions posed by Dupin and guest pastor Craig Gross, who runs an online ministry, XXXChurch.com, for folks who feel like they've become addicted to pornography.
arranged the appearance at Daybreak
though Gross, a friend.
was present in 2008 when Gross and Jeremy appeared at a Yale University
"Sex Week" debate moderated by ABC News Nightline.
The Hudsonville appearance is less a debate, and more a Q&A with Jeremy about his philosophy on life, death, heaven, hell and eternity, said Dupin
Pastor Wes Dupin talks at Daybreak Church on Nov. 15, 2009.
MLive file photo
been fielding increasing feedback on his
controversial speaker choice since the church bought a billboard along I-196, which greets eastbound motorists nearing Grandville with the words "Ron Jeremy Goes to Church."
"We have people who don't like the fact that we're doing this," he
expects them all to be filled for Jeremy's appearance.