Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Cof E persecution at Frisby on the Wreake
In a small village in rural Leicestershire David North has worked for over 15 years as a church warden at Frisby church.
Mr North is a committed Christian who loved his job and was very popular with parishioners. But recently the hierarchy of the church has been putting increasing pressure on him to resign. Three weeks ago the pressure became too much for him and he quit the job.
You may be thinking "what terrible crime has he committed that could be so great that Christians, who are known for their forgiveness, would feel the need to persecute this poor man?"
Well, dear reader, the answer is that Mr North is a member of a legal political party. Yes, you did read that correctly. His only 'crime' is that he is a member of a LEGAL political party and a party that has elected parish, district and county councillors as well as two MEP's. That party is the British National Party (BNP).
In Britain today church attendances are at an all time low and militant Islam is growing rapidly. The church's response to this? It persecutes one of its own.
Does the Christian church have a death wish? That's certainly how it appears, but I never expected the Church of England to be one of those trying to kill it.
For more information on this story see the Melton and Rutland Community Voice HERE
Leicester Mercury report on the story here.