Faith Assembly is like Westborro Bapt...

Faith Assembly is like Westborro Baptist Church

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Vendetta

Ava, MO

#1 Aug 12, 2013
Doesn't anyone agree that the pastures at Faith Assembly and a lot of their members behave just like the members do at Westborro Baptist Church in Kansas? They go around making snap judgements at people and harassing you in Wal-Mart, slamming you indirectly at the services and sunday school classes. Calling you an Atheist or a heathen if you believe a little bit differently than they do, Making fun of other churches and talking about how much they hate Catholics and telling you what you can and cant do, like watching films that have something to do with Witchcraft or Vampires, you're not aloud or you're not with the church or a true believer, you're an infidel if you go watch them. I'm really sick of Jerry among all of them, he sits around taking confessions from people and than going and telling you who said what when he promised those people that it was "private" and that he was under "oath" not to tell. He took confessions from a lot of people I knew and than went and confronted the very people he shouldn't have causing much trouble. Heres to what I think, give these fools and pretenders picket signs to go protestors and that's all that's left that makes them a tiny bit different from the Westborro Baptist Church. That's the one tiny difference that sets them apart is that they talk about protesting and going door to door but they don't do it,everything else about them is just the same as Westborro Baptist Church. They are a cult! Fake and wanna be believers. Some of the church followers are good people , but I hope they see that the pasture Jerry who spouts cult and wrongfully scripts bible verses, sees him for what he is. Beware of this man, All he cares about is the control he has over people in that church. He likes to tell people how to live their lives, he doesn't give advise that helps people, he basically tells you to do something or else you will go to hell and gives you a scripture to think it over with. Or if you change churches, he harasses you. I'm really glad I have nothing to do with that church. I hope someone comes along and burns it to the ground. They are no different than the Westborro Baptist Church.
HardToBelieve

West Plains, MO

#2 Aug 12, 2013
I know the pastors of Faith and many families who attend there. While Jerry can sometimes be a little standoffish, I believe he truly loves the Lord and wants to spread the word of God. I get the distinct impression that you are just angry for something that has happened,and I am not saying its right or wrong, but it does not show a true Christian attitude to post this on topix. As Christians, we need to seek out the Lord and pray to him for whats right and wrong. While leaders of the church are supposed to help guide the congregation, they are just human beings and we should always pray for guidance from Christ. We need to take sought out advice from our Church leaders and put it up for prayer.
I'm sorry you have had a bad experience with Christianity and church but please do not let that prevent you from seeking true faith from our Lord. If you feel betrayed by a member or members of a church then pray about it then sit down with that person and explain how and why you feel the way you do. Ask them to pray about what you have told them so that you both can receive the guidance from the Holy Spirit.

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#3 Aug 13, 2013
hmm I attend Faith Assembly and have never heard him speak anything other than truth that is backed up by the Bible. You might want to watch making threats against someone on here. I've attended off and on over the years but have been pretty steady since jerry took over as pastor. That church as done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didnt get your way to split a church. Might want to choose your words more carefully on here and not make personal threats.
Me Again

West Plains, MO

#4 Aug 13, 2013
Once they get pasteurized some of these these pastures simply can't be helped. Find a church that works for you, and quit worrying about somebody else's pastor. Believe it or not, dull stupid ignorant people need churches too, and on some level the people who provide church services that dull stupid people can relate to are doing a service to all of us, if only to give them somewhere to congregate on Sunday mornings besides your church.
grave digger

Hollister, MO

#5 Aug 13, 2013
Vendetta wrote:
Doesn't anyone agree that the pastures at Faith Assembly and a lot of their members behave just like the members do at Westborro Baptist Church in Kansas? They go around making snap judgements at people and harassing you in Wal-Mart, slamming you indirectly at the services and sunday school classes. Calling you an Atheist or a heathen if you believe a little bit differently than they do, Making fun of other churches and talking about how much they hate Catholics and telling you what you can and cant do, like watching films that have something to do with Witchcraft or Vampires, you're not aloud or you're not with the church or a true believer, you're an infidel if you go watch them. I'm really sick of Jerry among all of them, he sits around taking confessions from people and than going and telling you who said what when he promised those people that it was "private" and that he was under "oath" not to tell. He took confessions from a lot of people I knew and than went and confronted the very people he shouldn't have causing much trouble. Heres to what I think, give these fools and pretenders picket signs to go protestors and that's all that's left that makes them a tiny bit different from the Westborro Baptist Church. That's the one tiny difference that sets them apart is that they talk about protesting and going door to door but they don't do it,everything else about them is just the same as Westborro Baptist Church. They are a cult! Fake and wanna be believers. Some of the church followers are good people , but I hope they see that the pasture Jerry who spouts cult and wrongfully scripts bible verses, sees him for what he is. Beware of this man, All he cares about is the control he has over people in that church. He likes to tell people how to live their lives, he doesn't give advise that helps people, he basically tells you to do something or else you will go to hell and gives you a scripture to think it over with. Or if you change churches, he harasses you. I'm really glad I have nothing to do with that church. I hope someone comes along and burns it to the ground. They are no different than the Westborro Baptist Church.
hate Catholics,,,now thats funny,,,guess they hate ST. Peter,,,how can you hate ST Peter?,,,didnt ST Peter walk and talk and learn with JESUS?,,,didnt ST Peter go start the first Church that JESUS told him to?,,,where is this church located?,,,your post isnt to far off the truth,,,cuz these churches round here are so twisted off what the Bible teaches,,,post all their names who go to this church and bet the grave digger can find the real dirt,,,ha haa haaa,,,hate Catholics means you hate ST Peter which means you are saying JESUS was wrong which is changing the Bible which is warned about in the Bible which explains very clear what hell is which means you are possessed by satan and are blinded by self pride which means you need an exorcism and during your exorcism if your head spins and you spit that green slime on the grave digger,,,the grave digger will hit you with a baseball bat,,,ha haa haaa

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#6 Aug 13, 2013
Vendetta wrote:
Doesn't anyone agree that the pastures at Faith Assembly and a lot of their members behave just like the members do at Westborro Baptist Church in Kansas? They go around making snap judgements at people and harassing you in Wal-Mart, slamming you indirectly at the services and sunday school classes. Calling you an Atheist or a heathen if you believe a little bit differently than they do, Making fun of other churches and talking about how much they hate Catholics and telling you what you can and cant do, like watching films that have something to do with Witchcraft or Vampires, you're not aloud or you're not with the church or a true believer, you're an infidel if you go watch them. I'm really sick of Jerry among all of them, he sits around taking confessions from people and than going and telling you who said what when he promised those people that it was "private" and that he was under "oath" not to tell. He took confessions from a lot of people I knew and than went and confronted the very people he shouldn't have causing much trouble. Heres to what I think, give these fools and pretenders picket signs to go protestors and that's all that's left that makes them a tiny bit different from the Westborro Baptist Church. That's the one tiny difference that sets them apart is that they talk about protesting and going door to door but they don't do it,everything else about them is just the same as Westborro Baptist Church. They are a cult! Fake and wanna be believers. Some of the church followers are good people , but I hope they see that the pasture Jerry who spouts cult and wrongfully scripts bible verses, sees him for what he is. Beware of this man, All he cares about is the control he has over people in that church. He likes to tell people how to live their lives, he doesn't give advise that helps people, he basically tells you to do something or else you will go to hell and gives you a scripture to think it over with. Or if you change churches, he harasses you. I'm really glad I have nothing to do with that church. I hope someone comes along and burns it to the ground. They are no different than the Westborro Baptist Church.
Just keep on making Jesus proud, Greg. You're the one He loves.
HardToBelieve

West Plains, MO

#7 Aug 15, 2013
ctruth wrote:
hmm I attend Faith Assembly and have never heard him speak anything other than truth that is backed up by the Bible. You might want to watch making threats against someone on here. I've attended off and on over the years but have been pretty steady since jerry took over as pastor. That church as done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didnt get your way to split a church. Might want to choose your words more carefully on here and not make personal threats.
While I appreciate your defense of Jerry and Faith Assembly, I want to make you aware that your attitude and the words you chose do not make for good representation of Christians. Remember that when you allow yourself to get angered and sink to the level of the one who is angering you then you are no better than that person. And it totally destroys your defense and rationality. You are not representing Faith and the congregation very well by threatening the individual. Instead you should hit your knees in prayer and ask the Lord to repair any misgivings that person may have. Then you need to also ask the Lord for guidance and to open the congregation's eyes and hearts to make sure that their actions and words are a positive reflection of Christ.

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#8 Aug 16, 2013
HardToBelieve wrote:
<quoted text>While I appreciate your defense of Jerry and Faith Assembly, I want to make you aware that your attitude and the words you chose do not make for good representation of Christians. Remember that when you allow yourself to get angered and sink to the level of the one who is angering you then you are no better than that person. And it totally destroys your defense and rationality. You are not representing Faith and the congregation very well by threatening the individual. Instead you should hit your knees in prayer and ask the Lord to repair any misgivings that person may have. Then you need to also ask the Lord for guidance and to open the congregation's eyes and hearts to make sure that their actions and words are a positive reflection of Christ.
I am trying to find the anger you are pointing out in ctruth's post. For your convenience, I have numbered the sentences for you. Where is the anger? Or is it that truth simply stirs up the anger within you?

1. I attend Faith Assembly and have never heard him speak anything other than truth that is backed up by the Bible.

2. You might want to watch making threats against someone on here.

3. I've attended off and on over the years but have been pretty steady since jerry took over as pastor.

4. That church has done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended.

5. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didn't get your way to split a church.

6. Might want to choose your words more carefully on here and not make personal threats.

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#9 Aug 16, 2013
Diptera wrote:
<quoted text>I am trying to find the anger you are pointing out in ctruth's post. For your convenience, I have numbered the sentences for you. Where is the anger? Or is it that truth simply stirs up the anger within you?

1. I attend Faith Assembly and have never heard him speak anything other than truth that is backed up by the Bible.

2. You might want to watch making threats against someone on here.

3. I've attended off and on over the years but have been pretty steady since jerry took over as pastor.

4. That church has done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended.

5. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didn't get your way to split a church.

6. Might want to choose your words more carefully on here and not make personal threats.
1, 2, 3 and 6 are hardly offensive. Just common facts and sound advice. So we are left with 4 and 5. Who, but a Worley could possibly be offended by the statements...

"That church (Faith Assembly) has done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didn't get your way to split a church."
Mercy

Ozark, MO

#10 Aug 17, 2013
As a member of Faith Assembly who loves our pastor, I am saddened by the previous post that attacks a previous pastor. Too bad you are unable to let go of the past. We will pray for you.
HardToBelieve

Springfield, MO

#11 Aug 17, 2013
Diptera wrote:
<quoted text>
I am trying to find the anger you are pointing out in ctruth's post. For your convenience, I have numbered the sentences for you. Where is the anger? Or is it that truth simply stirs up the anger within you?
1. I attend Faith Assembly and have never heard him speak anything other than truth that is backed up by the Bible.
2. You might want to watch making threats against someone on here.
3. I've attended off and on over the years but have been pretty steady since jerry took over as pastor.
4. That church has done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended.
5. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didn't get your way to split a church.
6. Might want to choose your words more carefully on here and not make personal threats.
Thank you so much for your response and I guess that you and I must view and interpret the post in a different manner. I can respect that. However, I still feel that it did not fully represent a Christian attitude to that other individual who was slandering Faith and Jerry.
HardToBelieve

Springfield, MO

#12 Aug 17, 2013
Mercy wrote:
As a member of Faith Assembly who loves our pastor, I am saddened by the previous post that attacks a previous pastor. Too bad you are unable to let go of the past. We will pray for you.
Thank you...your post and attitude is what I have been trying to tell others to have. I believe that our only defense is prayer.
mrs sweetie pie

United States

#13 Aug 17, 2013
I believe in hot wild lesbian sex.
grave digger

Seymour, MO

#14 Aug 17, 2013
mrs sweetie pie wrote:
I believe in hot wild lesbian sex.
so does the grave digger,,,but thats not the point of this thread,,,its about bashing and slandering a local church,,,or another local church,,,you know,,,shows how the morals have been lost round here,,,and gets worse with every generation,,,cant blame the atheist,,,cuz their blind and lost,,,cant blame the witches,,,cuz they done sold their soul to the devil,,,cant blame the JESUS,,,cuz he died for everyone,,,so who do you blame?,,,walmart?,,,nope,,,got s to blame everyone of us,,,cuz the evil done stole it and its the christians right to take it back,,,force if needed,,,,soft spoken words of forgivness aint working,,,pain my freinds,,,pain works every time,,,ha haa haaa
Vendetta

West Plains, MO

#15 Aug 18, 2013
I'm only putting in what I've seen and noticed, so have a lot of other people who attended Faith Assembly and were victimized by the pastures and members there. Personally, I think they should shut Faith Assembly down. Faith Assembly abuses the Offering, do you think your tithe goes towards hungry children and the poor and the homeless? Or do you believe It goes towards Faith Assemblies little get together parties and add on for their renovations? Do believe your tithes and donations go to the church's Missions that compared to other missions are a field trip....what a terrible joke. So the members, if you are a member of Faith . Than I must be a messenger of Lucifer...correct? A deceiver and defiler or your church? Why? Because I speak the truth or is it because Faith Assembly manipulates the minds of people who attend there on a daily bases. Tells you what to eat, what to wear...Jerry tells you that you're not right with God if you'll not do as he says. Sounds like a Cult to me. Jerry is our next Charles Manson , Our Pasture or Westborro Baptist Church. Best not be one of his flock. The God of Faith Assembly does not exist there. There is No God at Faith Assembly. Best look for him at a more honest church because Faith Assembly is not his house and it not your salvation.
Vendetta

West Plains, MO

#16 Aug 18, 2013
ctruth wrote:
hmm I attend Faith Assembly and have never heard him speak anything other than truth that is backed up by the Bible. You might want to watch making threats against someone on here. I've attended off and on over the years but have been pretty steady since jerry took over as pastor. That church as done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didnt get your way to split a church. Might want to choose your words more carefully on here and not make personal threats.
Or what? You'll burn me at the stake...lynch me? Look at this person, this is one of Jerry's brain washed members...look to this person and realize they are slave to him. A slave to Faith Assembly. I'll make every and any threat I want, but so far, I haven't made any threat...just you.
Enough

West Plains, MO

#17 Aug 18, 2013
Alright let me say a few things about the threads posted here.
First, I would like to give you a spelling lesson. It is PASTOR or PASTORS not PASTURES. There is a vast difference in the meanings of those words.
Second, both of you are making threats which by the way are both ridiculous. Grow up please.
Third, I believe that if you are not happy with a particular church then find another but posting vile words about that church only gives them more publicity. And I can assure it that it does not hurt that church but instead makes you appears as asinine.
Now can we move on to more interesting topics.
Whatz-up

Ozark, MO

#18 Aug 18, 2013
Diptera wrote:
<quoted text>
1, 2, 3 and 6 are hardly offensive. Just common facts and sound advice. So we are left with 4 and 5. Who, but a Worley could possibly be offended by the statements...
"That church (Faith Assembly) has done more to reach out and show love since he's been the pastor than it did in all the other years I attended. You sound like someone who's disgruntled and not happy you didn't get your way to split a church."


So, diptera, you are all over these threads attacking Genesis, His Place, and who knows what other local churches. Did the leadership of Faith Assembly put you up to it? Are you a board member too?
old school church

Saint Louis, MO

#19 Aug 18, 2013
Everyone walk right out of Faith Assembly, His Place, and Genesis. End this controversy. Next Sunday show up for services at All Saint's Episcopal Church. Make them open those little red doors for the overflowing worshippers spilling out into the street all the way to the senior center. It would be the talk of the town!
grave digger

Vanzant, MO

#20 Aug 19, 2013
there is a salution to all this fighting and hate,,,you all go back to the mother church or first Christian church,,,the Catholic church,,,they turn no one away,,,you can go to confession and is just like going to a lawyer,,,none of it will leave the room and will always stay between you,,,the preist and GOD,,,dont have to own a dress or suit,,,dont have to look pretty and perfect,,,just walk right in and pray and celebrate JESUS CHRIST as our LORD and SAVIOR,,,give what you can or give nothing,,,we dont care,,,cuz GOD provides all with everything,,,aint no clicks cuz your shown how JESUS CHRIST loves us all,,,and with every service or mass,,,you get to celebrate the last supper with our LORD,,,see ya there cuz the doors are always open,,,

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