Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, August 29, 2014 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
“God’s Rescue Squad” was the theme of Vacation Bible School at Bible Baptist Church in Charthage, Missouri, and on Monday, paramedics came to the church to speak to the kids. On Tuesday firefighters came, and lawmen with their K-9 dogs came on Wednesday, but the group scheduled for Thursday didn’t come.
The Missouri National Guard never showed up! Pastor Kent Hogan told Fox News that they wanted to thank the soldiers for protecting religious liberty, but they didn’t know “it was against military policy for National Guard troops to participate in Vacation Bible School.”
One soldier said, “[There were] a lot of disappointed kiddos because of the National Guard being unwilling to allow a Humvee and a few soldiers to spend an hour at a Baptist church. It makes me wonder what I’m actually fighting for.” Continue reading