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 Police Investigate Church After Poster Warning About Hell


Police have investigated a Baptist church over a poster which suggested non-believers would burn in Hell. A 20-year-old passer-by complained the sign did not tally with the message "love thy neighbor."

The poster read: "If you think there is no God, you better be right" with a picture of burning flames below the words.

Pastor John Rose of Attleborough Baptist Church in Norfolk, said the poster was an attempt to get people to engage with the Christian message and he regretted that it had been interpreted as inciting hatred. ...

read more: http://www.charismanews.com/us/44075-police-investigate-church-after-poster-warning-about-hell


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 2014/6/3 10:49Profile
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 Re: Police Investigate Church After Poster Warning About Hell

I thought at first it was Norfolk, VA. Not yet I suppose.

Amazing that a poster like that could remotely be thought of as hate crime.


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Tim

 2014/6/3 13:21Profile
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 Re: Police Investigate Church After Poster Warning About Hell

Police investigation? How come there was no local outrage there and how come they took down the poster? Unbelievable. It just means that church wasn't willing to die for their message...they compromised to the statist agenda in america.


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