I saw this post on Twitter this morning form Nick Carnes.  Honestly this shouldn’t be much of a shocker to us.  Still as I read it I’m blown away.  IF this goes through and they charge this couple this has MAJOR implications on us as believers.  I have always thought a good dose of persecution would do America some good – and right now we’re seeing signs of it.  Here’s a clip from the article;

Broyles said, “The county asked, ‘Do you have a regular meeting in your home?’ She said, ‘Yes.’ ‘Do you say amen?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Do you pray?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Do you say praise the Lord?’ ‘Yes.'”

The county employee notified the couple that the small bible study, with an average of 15 people attending, was in violation of county regulations, according to Broyles.Broyles said a few days later the couple received a written warning that listed “unlawful use of land” and told them to “stop religious assembly or apply for a major use permit” — a process that could cost tens of thousands of dollars.

This could have a really big impact on how American’s do ‘house churches’ or how we hold home Bible studies.  It could radically affect the way we do church.  Anytime the government steps in to tell us how to do church it’s not good.  Just look at China.  What are your thoughts?

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