A pastor in Florida is thanking God that a robbery didn’t turn deadly inside his church. According to the NY Post Pastor Brant Adams of Seminole Heights Baptist Church in Florida held a burglary suspect at gunpoint inside a church until police got there.
Adams said, “I said, ‘Dude, what are you doing? He wasn’t looking for a fight, which I thank the Lord for.”
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When Adams demanded the robber to get on the floor and stay away, he listened. Reports state that 49-year-old Miguel Otero-Rivera smashed a window of the church and tried to steal a laptop.
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The pastor saw the robber as he walked out the food pantry.
Adams said, “The simple message is: If you need help, ask for it. You don’t need to steal. If he would’ve just come to the back door and knocked … We would’ve given him some food.”
On a Facebook page some church officials call Adam the “pistol-packing pastor.” Otero-Rivera was jailed and faces several charges.
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