Pastor Says It’s In ‘Persecution Of The Faith’ For Him To Be Asked To Close Church Doors During Coronavirus Pandemic
Pastor Tony Spell leads services at his church, Life Tabernacle, in Louisiana, and says he plans to continue allowing up to a thousand people join him in person for services, even though he claims law enforcement visited him because he violated an emergency order banning public or private gatherings of more than 50 people during the coronavirus pandemic.
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“We feel that we are as an essential part of our community as the retail stores,” Pastor Tony tells Dr. Phil on Thursday’s episode. “It is in persecution of the faith for us to be asked to close our doors whenever more people are being contacted in those Targets and Walmarts than are in my service.”
Hear his response in the video above.
On Thursday, Pastor Tony and Dr. Phil discuss options, via video conference, to keep his worshipers safe. Check here to see where you can watch.