One thing for sure, there will be no obscurity or secrecy about exposing this wicked event as to the standard of God. Nothing concealed there and the Lord did say to preach to every creature.
police department have arrested
our Bible Believers chapter out there about 19 times in a few years and all
charges have been dismissed, so we were ready for more arrests. We had a ‘Free
Speech’ attorney was on stand by that day for us as this city is consider
hazardous to open-air preachers. Here is
a link to an article titled ‘ACLU sues City of Roswell on behalf of two street preachers” Roswell
This is a picture taken from another news article where Brother Danny a new member of the Church was arrested as he open air preached for the frist time in Roswell. What a way to start publicly confessing Jesus, with a trip to jail. Sound familiar? In Acts chapter 12 we read; “Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church”
But the city knew we were coming as this was a Press Release from ‘Gay Media Wire’ that was sent to the police and local media on Friday which read:
“Controversial Christian Organization to Descend on
Gay Pride Event Roswell
They won't be coming in flying saucers - but one might be wearing a cow suit! Ruben Israel and Bible Believers will be coming to
Bible Believers aka Official Street Preachers (www.officialstreetpreachers.com), a national organization well known for protesting LGBT events, has notified GMW that they plan to protest the first Roswell LGBT event "Roswell Pride."
This comes as Eastern New Mexico Pride proudly announces this is the FIRST EVER ROSWELL PRIDE!!
Saturday 8-11-2012 until
What: Fun in the sun! No entry fee. Live entertainment all day. Free HIV testing from 4-7!
Where: Hope Amphitheater,
1600 N. Grand Ave., Roswell, New Mexico 88201
But WAIT - there's more - in the words of one online commentator "You aren't really on the map in the LGBT community unless Ruben Israel and the Bible Believers show up at your event."
AND " PRIDE" ROSWELL HAS DRAWN THE IRE OF THE BIBLE
BELIEVERS ORGANIZATION ON THEIR VERY FIRST PRIDE!!! CONGRATULATIONS !! ROSWELL
Official Street Preachers have been
an extremely colorful group at LGBT events for many years. They have shown up
in every major city across the for almost 30 years
protesting at Gay Pride parades and other LGBT events with large banners that
read "Homo Sex is Sin" and "Turn or Burn!" They have run
into problems at events many times for their use of megaphones (amplified
sound) and banner slogans that are often perceived as offensive by event
participants. (Mr. U.S. has been known to
protest Israel ' annual Hare Krishna
parade while wearing a cow costume.) Mr. Los Angeles and his preaching
organization, while often controversial, have long maintained a relationship
with law enforcement authorities and event organizers to help promote public
safety while practicing their free speech rights. Israel
GMW does not have a location for where
Official Street Preachers will be at
the event. (At past events they at times circulate through the crowd of event
goers with their bullhorns and banners, but at other times local police
departments provide them with a barricade area and police protection.) It is
noted that Official Street Preachers have long worked with local police and
LGBT event officials to keep their preaching peaceful and safe for event
This group has been know nationwide for speaking out at gay pride parades, AIDS walks and Prop 8 rallies and marches. Mr.
said, “Our purpose is
not to speak against the gay agenda but to preach against the evils of sin. We
plan on using our God given ‘Free Speech’ and ‘Freedom of Religion’ to promote
what the Bibles teaches regarding this wicked event. We will preach against sin
in general not just targeting homosexual community.” Israel
Bible Believers has 68 known chapters in the
Editor’s Note: It is very important that
Believers/Official Street Preachers NOT be affiliated
by association with Fred Phelps from who has been known to
picket the funerals of soldiers. Kansas Bible
Believers/Official Street Preachers have long
maintained a respectful dialog with LGBT organizations and local law
enforcement in organizing their preaching/protest activities.
Contact information for Official Street Preachers:
Gay Media Wire distributes news alerts to radio, television, and print news media that are of significant interest to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and supportive communities. If you have a news topic that you believe impacts LGBT interests, please send your release to firstname.lastname@example.org. All press releases from Gay Media Wire are public access documents that may be posted and reprinted without permission.”
Friday night we preached in front of two local bars and police were called out to both venues as we stood on the sidewalk. I spoke with the officers and they seemed to be familiar with the banners and knew Brother Jeremy very well. They told me that we were fine and reminded the bar that we did have rights as they even hung around to watch but no one was arrested that night. PRAISE THE LORD!
Saturday was the big day in
as we were ready to preach against
this wicked event. A number of local
Churches spoke out against the event and even put a half page ad in the local newspaper
as a public dislike, complete with a number of local Churches who signed their
name. And on Saturday at least two
Churches came out with small hand held signs and chairs to make a presents and
to pray. Roswell
Now these were the same Churches that had issues with the local street preachers but seemed to think that this was the method in which to confront this sin as they gave us water, pizza and even help out as they donated a generator to help amp up the preaching. Perhaps they understand the reason why open air preaching is needed in the Body of Christ.
“An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him”
We set up right in front of the sodomite gathering place and of course they acted like homosexuals as their demeanor was filled with emotion as they called the police. The police showed up in force and we were moved across the street as they were permitted the park. They did allow us use of the megaphone and the banners were fine. We stood out in the wind and with the temperature over the 100 for hours and our little megaphone could not compete with the noise from the stage so we used a generator and hooked up speakers and a microphone and blasted
LOUD and CLEAR for the last two hours
into the night.
The local news was there and gave the banners and preaching much coverage on their big day.
police worked well with us
Saturday as I informed the officer in charge that we were going to be standing
outside two local Churches on Sunday that did not reprove this event. He thanked me for the information and told me
he would work with us on Sunday. Roswell
This is Brother Justin a local street preacher
Why is it every homosexual says God loves them? Therefore to them we give Revelation ; “As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent” as we inform them that NOWHERE in the Bible we find the words ‘God loves the sinner but hates the sin.’ It sounds nice, but that is not Biblical and fruit of giving a message of love is rebuking with a message of repentance.
This picture made the front page on Sunday’s local newspaper with Brother Rolando preaching with the ‘Truth Horn’ as per Isaiah 58:1; “Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression”
KOB 4 Eyewitness News
KOBTV News at 11PM
The local newspaper had a well balanced artcile on the event as we had just story as their event bit I could not get the link.
Sunday, we stood outside two large Churches in
and preached a needed outdoor
message, as Roswell and city police looked in. We had a few people come out to the sidewalk
and acknowledge that their Church did nothing against the sodomite event and
this was troublesome to them. One guy
was the youth minister that spoke to Brother Rolando. The last Church refused to sign piece placed
by the local churches on the local newspaper and this seemed to be the place
many public officials come to worship.
The mayor of county Sheriff was there and I reproved the
driver of the first cars that drove out to get a better Church, one that
believes in the Bible and he yelled back “I’m a Satanist” to which I replied
“then you are in the right church.”
Another driver told me that he was going to “kick my f***ing as* if I
met him across the street if I did not shut my f***ing mouth.” Roswell
Remember this was a church service and some flipped us off, other blew smoke at us from their cigarettes and the girls looked as if they just came from a nightclub. Is there any reason Jesus rebuked 5 out of seven churches from
in the book of Revelation? One He told
they had a name like they were alive but are dead. To another he said, they were lukewarm and He
was going to spit them out. They have
works of sin, they were influence by Jezebel, allowed leaven and He threaten to
remove the light from each of them. This
was to the early Church, how much more sinful can these Churches be 2000 years
I was told by the officer in charge that they stopped a few cars and cited one for driving by us and doing things from their vehicle as they drove by. Remember, it was to the Church of Laodicean where Jesus said; “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” This was Jesus outside an actual Church, not an age or a timeline. It was inside the Church they talked about Him, they read about Him, they even prayed in His Name, yet kept Him outside knocking.
After this we had a Church service and fellowshipped into the night together. Monday afternoon we heading back to the airport for an evening flight. We booked an evening flight, in case we were arrested on Saturday, we would stand before a judge Monday morning and not miss our flight. Thank you for your prayers as everything we asked for we were allowed to do as per Psalm 20:5; “We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD fulfil all thy petitions”
At the end of the day, we were used to delivered a bold message to a bold gathering of sin and for those who did nothing.
“He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD”
I must admit that while we stayed in
, I did see a number of UFO’s…….and that would be……Unidentified Fag Objects. Roswell
Anyone who ever preaches or witnesses on the sidewalk or on campus will have this question asked; “…and, what if I repent on my death bed?”
As if someone found a loop-hole with God and as if the sinner really knows when they will die. In reality at that old age, he or she may become more bitter against God and that heart will get even more harden as they are bedridden. Or who is to say they will not die that day in a unexpected car accident or get shot in a movie house by the Joker. To answer such a hypothetical question can only be answered with hypothetical or endless answers.
But let us say, for the sake of argument that our Father will allow a few on their death bed into His eternal kingdom. One thing for sure is they will not know what it would be like to serve God this side of heaven. And what an honor, they miss.
“Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling”
To live a life and never get a chance to serve the Lord this side of heaven, is liken to someone getting a brand new car but never driving it, as it just sits in the garage. Who would want a new car that you never even sit in or get married to someone you love but never getting intimate with that person. I love you so much but I never even held your hand or talked with you, who in their right mind would wish this?
I rejoice, that I was saved in October in 1979 and started open air preaching by 1980 and I am thankful I took advantage of my youth. I resent nothing.
“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life”
I know a number of older men who have now started to go out and evangelize and begrudge the fact they did not do this when they were younger. As they could only stand up for a couple of hours or get tired easy, need to take bath room breaks often or can not hear what is being asked. They can kick themselves for not taking advantage of their youth.
At age 52 and counting I am still going as strong as I had at age 18 and my field has expanded a bit more, from a local street preacher in Los Angeles to inspiring open air preachers worldwide. Again I am thankful that God called me as He does all mankind and I responded at that young age
AND regret nothing. Ever so glad, I did not wait for my death bed
“Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them”