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A Nashville pastor is going viral for screaming anti-vaccine scriptures at his congregation.
Conservative pastor Greg Locke of Global Vision Bible Church refers to the coronavirus Delta variant as "nonsense" and telling his congregation: "Do not get vaccinated!"
Locke told his parishioners that if they get vaccinated or show "up with masks and all this nonsense, I will ask you to leave."
"The Delta variant was nonsense then, it is nonsense now. You will not wear masks in this church. I'm telling you right now. Do not get vaccinated, do not get vaccinated. I don't care what you think about me. I don't need your money. I don't need your hand clap. I don't need more people on social media to follow me."
He added that "Joe Biden's days are numbered" and that the only people denying the 2020 election was stolen are "crack-smoking, demon-possessed leftists."
Watch Locke's rant below:
Rev. Kwame Kilpatrick preached his first sermon since he was pardoned by former President Donald Trump on his last day in office.
The 51-year-old disgraced politician walked out of prison a free man in January after serving nearly 8 years of his 28-year sentence for bribery, racketeering, extortion and fraud charges. The crimes were committed while he was Detroit mayor.
By law, Kilpatrick cannot hold public office for 20 years after his conviction. However, Kilpatrick needs money fast.
His family and his debtors were happy to see him released from prison.
In a recent interview Kwame announced he is about to be remarried. Kilpatrick's first wife, Carlita Kilpatrick (pictured), divorced him in 2018 after 23 years of marriage.
After a crash course in bible studies, Kilpatrick made his first public appearance in the pulpit, preaching a sermon at Historic Little Rock Baptist Church in Detroit on Sunday.
An enraged pastor ordered police officers to get out of his church after they arrived with a health inspector to shut the service down.
The incident occurred at the Cave of Adullam Church in Calgary, Canada on Sunday.
The pastor, Artur Pawlowski, looked up to see about police officers escorting the health official into his church.
In a video that has gone viral on social media, the pastor ordered them to "Get out! Get out of this property immediately! Get Out!"
When the health inspector attempted to speak, he shouted, "Out of this property immediately! I don't want to hear a word!"
"OUT! Out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant!"
He continued to scream, "Gestapo is not allowed here. Do you understand English? Out Nazi! Nazis are not welcome here." The police seemed apathetic by the pastor's response to their presence.
The cops slowly turned, and without speaking, exited the church. Cops are generally respectful inside the Lord's house.
Pawlowski addressed the camera directly: "Can you imagine those psychopaths? Passover. The Holiest Christian festival in a year, and they are coming to intimidate Christians during the Holiest festival? Unbelievable!"
Social media users in America and around the world sided with the pastor. Pawlowski grew up in Poland and experienced marxism and communism firsthand.
Here in America, church attendance has declined to a historic low, as politicians use the coronavirus to keep church doors padlocked.
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Kanye West has backed out of pastor Joel Osteen's virtual Easter concert over safety concerns for his Sunday Service choir.
The 42-year-old rapper had been slated to join actor/director Tyler Perry and singer Mariah Carey for Osteen's remote holiday Easter worship service, which will be livestreamed from his Lakewood megachurch in Houston, Texas on Easter Sunday, April 12.
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The original plan called for the choir to wear face masks and maintain social distancing while recording songs with Kanye for the gig, but the "Jesus Walks" rapper decided that he could not satisfy his artistic expectations and safety concerns with these arrangements, so he called off the appearance, TMZ reports.
TMZ adds discussions were ongoing up until Good Friday, but the "Jesus is King" star ultimately couldn't make his plan work to his satisfaction.
The Easter Sunday service will be broadcast live over Osteen's megachurch feed at Joelosteen.com at both 9.30am EST and 12pm EST.
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Kanye West has booked his Sunday Service choir to sing at a controversial evangelical event this weekend.
The rapper's gospel choir is booked to perform at Awaken 2020, a religious gathering that has sparked outrage from the LGBTQ community for its lineup of speakers.
The event is scheduled for the Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday, Jan. 18.
Cindy Jacobs, who has been openly hostile towards gay marriage, and Lou Engle, an advocate of Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill, are booked to speak during the event, WENN.com reports.
Engle had high praise for Kanye, who gave up secular music to lead the unwashed masses to Jesus.
"We believe Kanye is a sign to this nation that in a moment, thousands and thousands can be swept into the kingdom when (God) converts key people and their voices will be like thunder," Engle told The Western Journal.
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Kanye, 42, was not fazed by the backlash on social media. The producer and his wife Kim Kardashian, 39, watched the LA Lakers defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Staples Center on Jan. 13.
Fans online expressed their indignation and outrage that Kanye has agreed to allow his choir to perform at the religious gathering.
"People will still stan (stalk) Kanye despite him legitimizing and supporting radical anti-LGBTQ evangelicals/bigots," one fan tweeted, while another wrote: "What a f--king a--hole".
Kanye is rumored to be taking his Sunday Service choir on a world tour later this year.
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Pastor John Gray was a no-show for Sunday morning service at his Relentless megachurch in South Carolina, just days after it was reported that the church received an official eviction notice.
Gray spoke to his congregation via video from an undisclosed location. The embattled pastor delivered a message of defiance and hope, even as his church undergoes an eviction filed by the former owners.
In a calm voice, Gray explained that his absence was "pre-planned before there was a setup with a camera to serve papers to our church."
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Gray also noted that he was not in church so he could take "a necessary day” with his wife, Aventer Gray, to "build my marriage so that it can be healthy and vibrant."
Gray was the subject of cheating rumors and an extramarital affair with a woman in the Atlanta area.
The church's month-to-month lease expired last week. The Redemption Church, which owns the property, filed documents in court to evict the church.
Gray claimed the lease was paid and his church was not in default.
"We have paid what we owe, according to our agreement, and everything is going to be shared at the right time trough the proper legal channels," he said. "But until then, we, the Relentless Church, will continue to have service and we will maintain the moral ground."
Gray did not address rumors that he may be moving his megachurch to Atlanta.
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