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Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:49 PM

Louisiana pastor defies coronavirus order, draws over 1,000 people to services

March 25, 2020, 12:21 PM CDT / Updated March 25, 2020, 12:37 PM CDT

A Louisiana pastor is apparently defying the governor's order against gatherings of more than 50 people by hosting over 1,000 churchgoers at a service Sunday and bringing together hundreds at another service Tuesday, according to the pastor and local media.



The pastor, Tony Spell of Life Tabernacle Church in Baton Rouge, said he does not believe his congregation is at risk of getting COVID-19, the disease associated with the coronavirus, according to CBS affiliate WAFB.

"Itís not a concern," Spell told the outlet. "The virus, we believe, is politically motivated. We hold our religious rights dear and we are going to assemble no matter what someone says."

Spell said 1,170 attended his service Sunday, according to WAFB

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https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/louisiana-pastor-defies-coronavirus-order-draws-over-1-000-people-n1168501

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Reply Louisiana pastor defies coronavirus order, draws over 1,000 people to services (Original post)
LiberalArkie Mar 25 OP
VMA131Marine Mar 25 #1
Botany Mar 25 #2
Chainfire Mar 25 #5
Botany Mar 25 #6
Rebl2 Mar 25 #12
tanyev Mar 25 #3
Phoenix61 Mar 25 #4
spicysista Mar 25 #7
PoindexterOglethorpe Mar 25 #8
Vogon_Glory Mar 25 #9
blueinredohio Mar 25 #10
Botany Mar 25 #11

Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:52 PM

1. One birthday party in CT with 40 people

became a super spreader event that distributed the virus all over the world; imagine what this could do if anybody who had the virus shows up to the service. 🤦🏻

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:54 PM

2. "The virus*, we believe, is politically motivated."

* A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants to microorganisms, including bacteria and archaea. from wiki


Rename the church to our holy mother of the dumb fucks.

Mar. 24, 12:02 p.m.

There are 1,388 reported cases of the coronavirus in Louisiana with now 46 deaths. The East Baton Rouge Parish has 58 cases with two deaths. Cases in Orleans Parish have reached 675 cases with 26 deaths.

https://www.lsureveille.com/coronavirus/louisiana-coronavirus-update-positive-cases-covid--deaths/article_01bc9da4-6716-11ea-bf77-2b29230adfbc.html

Congrats Pastor Dumb Ass, you just got sick or killed your congregation.

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Response to Botany (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:04 PM

5. It is no problem

They will all be going to a far better place. The Pastor is just leading them; what a hero!

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:09 PM

6. Look if the Pastor and his adult members want to die a brutal death fine but what about the ...

... families, friends, and other people they spread their C-19 to? Children, grandparents, store clerks,
Drs., nurses, and so oh.

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Response to Botany (Reply #6)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:25 PM

12. Exactly

Why donít they arrest him for not complying with the order.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:56 PM

3. The ironically named Life Tabernacle....

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:04 PM

4. I swear you can't make this shit up.

And we all thought The Handmaidís Tale was farfetched.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:13 PM

7. My home town.

We've broken all kinds of barriers. We've made so much progress. This will not be remembered as one of our finest hours. They are not demonstrating faith. They are being foolish.

Proverbs 28:26 Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:14 PM

8. And Southerners wonder why some of us think they are all stupid.

Yes, I know, this is one pastor but also 1,170 parishioners, all of whom are idiots.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:15 PM

9. Talk about being fools for Christ

In other times I might have found the strength of his faith inspirational, but I believe that his thoughts and actions are those of an idiot.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:29 PM

10. When people are that stupid if they catch the hoax

They should not get treatment.

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Response to blueinredohio (Reply #10)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 04:39 PM

11. Put 'em in tents in the church parking lots and let 'em pray for Jaaa-bees-USSS to heal 'em.

But I do feel bad for their kids, families, friends, and other people they infect.

Good God in Butter Louisiana is a huge C-19 hot spot.

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