California Pastor Temporarily Turns His Chapel Into a Strip Club to Be Deemed 'Essential'
Since the time various shutdowns, stay-at-home orders, et cetera, were enacted to â€śslow the spreadâ€ť of the Wuhan flu, the list of businesses and activities considered â€śessentialâ€ť has been illogical at best. In California, marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores have remained open, while gyms and churches have been shut down.
Multiple churches in California have sued over the shutdown order and their â€śnonessentialâ€ť designation, arguing that shutting down churches violates the First Amendment. Others have continued to hold indoor services despite the shutdown order, including Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Ventura County, led by Pastor Rob McCoy â€“ who stepped down from his post as a member of the Thousand Oaks City Council before defying the health officerâ€™s order back in April....
Michael Hranek wrote: Hi! John Did David fein madness? And which prophet went....... sh! Naked?
Hi Michael, and thank you for your post.
You know I'm not so hot on the OT, however, the answer to your first question is "yes" and the answer to your second question, well, you'll have to furnish that yourself and give me the reference. Thanks. But if I might ask you bro.
If I came to your door, slobbering and feigning madness, as naked as the day I was born, and uttering prophecies, what would you think about that sort of behaviour? For instance, would you have me join with you outside the clinic to witness to young pregnant girls?
One ought to wonder, Brother John! Your concern is well founded, IMO.
Keeping company with works of darkness is NEVER a good idea, even if in our own minds it is for the wothiest of causes. It is better to suffer for doing well.
This man ought to have known better. Avoidance of the appearance of evil, refusing to keep company with fornicators, and suffering for well doing are enough principles to have restrained his behavior, and that behavior from the pulpit!
[Pastor McCoy, inspired by former Gov. Mike Huckabee, decided to take a chance. When he opened Sundayâ€™s service, he chuckled and said, â€śI want you to know, whatâ€™s about to transpire is Gov. Mike Huckabeeâ€™s fault.â€ť He set the scene by playing a clip from Hannity in which Gov. Huckabee said a church could announce that their pastor would remove his tie during the sermon, and since he was taking off an article of clothing, that would make the church a temporary strip club and therefore it would be legal for the parishioners to attend services.]
[And then, McCoy took it further. He actually danced to striptease music, and not only did he take his tie off, he threw it into the audience â€“ in which some members were holding up dollar bills for their multi-talented pastor.]
Draw your own conclusions. You already know what I think about that.