Black Lives Matter “protesters” continue to find new targets for their destructive behavior. Not content with toppling statues, looting, and setting buildings on fire, they’ve now found a new source to terrorize: Christian churches.
The rioters in question chose to target Grace Baptist Church in Troy, NY, because the Church was sponsoring an AR-15 giveaway, as is their practice. Protesters showed up in mass, storming the sanctuary and causing a disturbance. The police were called and the protesters had to be escorted out all the while shouting “black lives matter!”
The protesters surrounded the Church and blocked men and women from entering. When one young man tried to push through to get to the doors, he was violently assaulted and a scrum ensued.
As they left the service, activists cried out “shame, shame” and “no justice, no peace!” as they accused the church of being racist. The mob also berated a 83 year old deacon, shouting disgusting profanities.
The pastor of the church, John Koletas, said this about the incident:
In my home, in my church, and in this land, I’d rather die early. I’d rather go to my grave early as a man of God, as a man with some backbone and character, than die in old age being a spineless coward and traitor. I’m not shutting up. I’m not surrendering. I’m not quitting I’m not stopping. As long as I have breath I intend to teach and preach the whole counsel of God. Whether it’s popular or unpopular. Whether people love it or whether people hate it. Whether our church grows or whether our church shrinks. Whether it’s legal or illegal. Do you love Jesus? Then you ought to read 1 John 5:2-3 ( By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome.)
This won’t be the first church that gets this treatment.