A Pennsylvania church regarded for worshiping with AR-15 rifles and preaching that Joe Biden is a phony president has discovered just the locale to “expand God’s Kingdom”: Texas.
Pastor Hyung Jin “Sean” Moon, son of the late Rev. Sunshine Myung Moon of the Unification movement, sales opportunities the church which is shopping for a Lake Limestone RV park and marina around Groesbeck, east of Waco.
It is been renamed from Operating Branch Marina to “Liberty Rock.”
“Liberty Rock has now started!” Moon instructed the Texas viewers at a April opening, later on mocking the movement’s derogatory 1970s nickname: “You are coming into the neighborhood of the Moonies, so to converse.”
Moon’s Sanctuary Church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania, is regarded for preaching that AR-15s are the “rod of iron” in the biblical e-book of Revelation. Also regarded as Rod of Iron Ministries, the church hosted a mass wedding day in 2018 for 250 armed partners.
Moon and worshippers also joined protests in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., trying to get to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Following a story Thursday in New York-dependent Vice.com headlined “Gun Church That Worships With AR-15s Purchased a 40-Acre Campground in Texas for Its ‘Patriots,’ “ Limestone County Sheriff Murray Agnew paid out the marina a check out.
“They are Second Modification supporters, and they are conservative and Christian in their values and beliefs,” Agnew documented.
Agnew reported he fulfilled the new marina operator and it is “like any enterprise.”
But before it was deleted late Friday, a GoFundMe webpage posted by a church formal said Liberty Rock would “expand God’s Kingdom to the Western and Southern regions” with much more than 100 campsites to draw “patriots from Texas and all around the state.”
Brandon Moreland, a Limestone County resident in the vicinity of the nearby city of Thornton, wrote Thursday on a Lake Limestone Fb webpage: “Whaaaaaaaat this is who purchased Working Department Marina??? … We typically all like guns in Texas, but our area is clearly being targeted.”
By cellphone Friday, Moreland said: “I assume they looked at the politics and analytics of some variety and made the decision this was the position.”
Republican Party county Chairman Lance Phillips of Mexia stated he experienced not listened to of the possession change.
“I haven’t experienced anybody complain,” he explained.
Moon spoke at Liberty Rock as early as Feb. 6, in accordance to a online video on YouTube.
“We pray for President [Donald] Trump,” Moon informed a handful of worshippers two months soon after Biden’s inauguration.
“We pray for all the patriots — we pray for all the folks who will stand for goodness at this crucial time and resist the satan.”
In April, Moon was in Texas once again to open up the marina for the time, entire with biker equipment.
Immediately after warning worshipers to beware of “usurpers,” Moon said Biden is “the faux president. He is the usurper correct now.”
Politically, Moon should really truly feel proper at household.
Limestone County voted 75% for Trump.