Repent Amarillo and Grisham aim to deter promiscuity, homosexuality and non-Christian worship practices through confrontation and prayer, and their actions have sparked controversy, both locally and nationwide.
Last September, while much of the nation was focused on a pastor in Gainesville, Fla., threatening to burn copies of the Quran to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Grisham threatened to do the same at a public park here.
His attempt was thwarted by 23-year-old Jacob Isom, who swept in and grabbed Grisham’s Quran while the Repent Amarillo leader argued with protesters.
I want to say he has no chance of winning, but this is Texas. So I’m worried…
He has no chance of winning, right…? *Desperate puppy dog face*
(Thanks to Marisa for the link)