Trailer of Bibles deliberately set on hearth in entrance of Tennessee church on Easter Sunday

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Trailer of Bibles deliberately set on hearth in entrance of Tennessee church on Easter Sunday

Authorities in a Tennessee neighborhood are investigating after a trailer stuffed with Bibles was deliberately set on hearth in entrance of a church on Easter Sunday.

Round 6 a.m. on Sunday, the Mount Juliet Police Division and Hearth Division swiftly responded to a trailer hearth situated in an intersection that was blocking the doorway of the World Imaginative and prescient Church.

The church’s pastor, Greg Locke, mentioned in an announcement posted on Fb, that the church’s safety cameras have been in a position to seize a person reportedly dropping off the trailer earlier than setting it ablaze. 

“There was a girl that had pushed by way of the night time to get to our church, and he or she was within the car parking zone and was in a position to get the cops right here shortly, but it surely was fairly the scene to get up to on my first morning again from Israel,” Pastor Locke wrote.

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Workplace additionally issued an announcement saying they imagine the fireplace was set deliberately.


Officers mentioned a trailer of Bibles was deliberately set on hearth Easter Sunday. Fb / Pastor Greg Locke

A whole lot took to social media to indicate their help for the church, that was in a position to proceed with out having any Easter providers interrupted.

“The evil out there’s horrifying. So grateful nobody was harmed or harm accomplished to the church. Might our Lord contact the guts of the one that did this,” one person wrote.

“Gods acquired the following transfer. Jesus is alive and doing mighty issues. Prayers for that man and likewise for the church. Onward Christain Troopers,” one other person wrote.


Wilson County officials believe that the trailer was intentionally dropped off in the middle of the intersection and intentionally set on fire.
Wilson County officers imagine that the trailer was deliberately dropped off in the course of the intersection and deliberately set on hearth. Fb / Pastor Greg Locke

“Wow… the enemy is stirred and is aware of his time is restricted. We will not be shaken!” one remark learn.

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned it isn’t identified presently if the fireplace was aimed on the church or not.

“To uphold the integrity of the continuing investigation, different particular particulars can’t be offered presently. Nonetheless, we guarantee the neighborhood that additional updates can be shared on the acceptable juncture,” the sheriff’s workplace said. 

No accidents have been reported following the incident, officers mentioned. 

Anybody who might have extra data and/or digicam footage is urged to contact the Wilson County Sheriff’s Workplace at 615-444-1459.


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