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Posted on 09/26/2021 2:40:16 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Kenosha pastor is fasting for climate change.
The Rev. Jonathan Barker, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, stopped eating on Saturday and said he will continue the protest until Congress passes a climate bill.
Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill through the House Budget Committee that strengthens social safety net and climate programs.
The measure is a “once-in-species-moment,” Barker said.
“As a Christian, I am called to be on the side of love for neighbor,” Barker said. “Love for neighbor means making sure my neighbor has a livable future, a family-sustaining green job, clean air to breathe, and clean water to drink.”
Barker said he planned not to eat until the bill passes, but indicated he would take precautions. He said he will give up the fast if he drops to 6% body fat, the Kenosha News reported.
“I’m hoping the big climate bill will pass on Monday or early this week and then I’ll be done,” he said. “If that doesn’t happen, I’m going to take this one week at a time and closely evaluate how I am feeling each week as I discern whether or not I can continue.”
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Maybe he should fast to oppose the Dems’ radical abortion bill. But then he wouldn’t get favorable press, so I guess that’s out.
The Rev. Barker is barking mad.
Tax his “church” to raise money to support this insane bill that will crash the dollar and take away our freedoms.
By the way Barker, it’s called weather. The “climate” changes all the time, and it has since the dawn of time.
Call the undertaker.
I sincerely hope congress never passes this bill.
“Love for neighbor means making sure my neighbor has a livable future, a family-sustaining green job, clean air to breathe, and clean water to drink.”
This guy shouldn’t be a pastor.
That’s not what “love” is and it isn’t Biblical. It isn’t even close.
This guy Barker is with our old friends, the ELCA, so is it a surprise? Look up his history, he’s like Bill Ayers in a frock.
Pastor Jonathan Barker
I'm guessing ELCA but still researching....
So being a Christian means being a Patsy for the Climate Change scam?
My gaydar is pegged at a maximum reading.
I think he’s going to be losing a lot of weight.
Meanwhile, he could sustain himself just by drinking the right fluids; soups, those nasty looking green protein shakes, Perrier Waters, even the occassional blue raspberry 711 SLurpee.
That’s not Eating-eating.
* as of August 19, AD 2009, a liberal protestant SECT, not part of the holy, catholic and apostolic CHURCH.
Be rooted in Christ!
Bet he has a Tiktok account prancing around.
Love is “a family-sustaining green job”? Right. Love is wishing your neighbor a full ammo locker. See, I can make this crap up too.
Uhhhhh, that's not how it works.
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