One of Brian’s Favorite Quotes
The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and controlled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced, if the nation doesn’t want to go bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.”
— Cicero (106 BC–43 BC)
, 55 BC
‘Line in the Sand’: Defiant Pastor Plans July 4 Beach Service After Town’s Denial of Permit
A church pastor was looking to have eight weeks of early morning Sunday morning services this summer on Rehoboth Beach in Delaware.
But after Robert Dekker of in nearby Lewes, Del., wrote the Rehoboth Beach city manager for a permit to perform the services, this is reportedly the written reply he received:
“I am so sorry to inform you that I cannot grant your request to have church services on the public beach in Rehoboth. I cannot mix Church and State. I trust you understand. Wishing you the very best.”
But that’s not the end of the story.
Dekker tells radio station that he will be preaching a sermon on July 4 on that very beach that he’s titling “Line in the Sand.”
Here’s the flyer announcing the service “in defiance of tyranny”:
TheBlaze will post updates on this developing story as July 4 approaches.