Josh is an exceptional open-air preacher. I’ve never met him, but there’s even video of him preaching at our courthouse here in Riverside, Calif., in the U.S.A.
As Josh is preaching, a red headed woman (let’s call her Jezebel,) pretends that she knows the Bible better than Josh. Everything that she said was biblically inaccurate. This is a common problem that open-air preachers face. So many that profess to be Christian, oppose preaching out into the open-air (more about that here.)
Josh handled Jezebel and the police very well. Well done, good job, faithful servant!
Many on Facebook seem to be shocked when open-air preachers get arrested. What’s abnormal is that more Christians are not getting arrested, detained, and/or cited.
“Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” 2 Tim 3:12
As Jesus said, “Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” Matt 5:11-12
“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” James 1:2-4
We love you Josh, and are praying for your continued boldness. Because even when it becomes illegal, we must continue to preach. Click here to learn about a recent arrest and prosecution of Christians here in California.
Update July 2015: Since this post Josh made this video ‘private.’ I don’t blame him, last month I made all of mine private except for two.