Minn. Woman Barred From Sharing Faith at HUD-Funded Complex
A senior citizens housing complex in suburban Minneapolis is under fire after a staff social worker barred a woman resident from praying or discussing her Christian faith in the the building's commons area.
Ruth Sweats, a resident of Osborne Apartments in Spring Lake Park, was reportedly sitting in the commons area of the complex discussing a Bible passage with a friend, when the building's social worker, Rachelle Henkle, stepped into the scene and demanded that she stop. Sweats told World Net Daily that she and her friend were discussing the book of Revelation, specifically the passage that speaks about those who take the âmark of the beast,â when Henkle walked up to the two and declared dramatically, âYou can't talk like that here!â
When Sweats pointed out that her right to free speech was protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution, Henkle countered that such rights did not apply at...
I hope word gets out, people in HUD housing are used to being pushed around, might make them want to hear the gospel more. The gospel, eternal salvation, a crime. What is this thing so powerful that the message would be quenched and those who speak it continue on? It is the great message of hope for the nations.