JISHOU, HUNAN — Remember that ultra-conservative Baptist church in North Carolina that was going to burn Satan’s bibles — every kind except the 1611 King James Version? It didn’t happen.
The church’s pastor, Marc Grizzard, had planned a fried chicken dinner to accompany the fiery celebration on Halloween night, but Mother Nature rained on his parade, as it were. Then, the local John Law informed Pastor Grizzard that state laws prohibit burning paper outdoors. Oh, and there were protesters, too.
So, the worshipers of the KJV took their party inside their meeting hall. No Bible bonfire. I know you are all disappointed.
Grizzard isn’t. His comments about the rainout are positively upbeat. And still crazy.