Letter from the Rev. Dr. James Moyer about Reaction to Recent City Invocation
Last updated 8/13/2020 at 8:54am
Theologian John Wesley is attributed with once saying that "Christ came to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable." After witnessing the actions of several local "Christian" leaders, I believe Rev. Wesley's words proved, unfortunately, to be true of those "comfortable" religious leaders that felt compelled to speak out during the Lake Wales City Commissioners meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020.
Controversy had been generated after a person, personally identified as an atheist, asked to provide the invocation for the Tuesday night proceedings. As a result of the concern, a number o...