I have two reoccurring reports. Fun with Guns is about people who “accidentally” hurt themselves or someone else with a gun. And Holy Crap is about steeple people doing very unchristian things.And sometimes the two meet in a convergence of unbelievable proportions.
In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading “Second Amendment Celebrations,” where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting them to Christ.As many as 1,000 people are expected at the next one, on Thursday at Lone Oak Baptist Church in Paducah, where they will be given a free steak dinner and the chance to win one of 25 handguns, long guns and shotguns.
I’m not making this one up. I promise I am not.Instead of the Second Amendment, how ’bout we honor the Second Commandment according to Sweet Jesus in the 12th chapter of Mark.
And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
Yo, Kentucky Baptists, honoring Isaiah 2:4 wouldn’t hurt none either.