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In an Easter ‘lesson,’ students spit on, slapped and cut a pastor. The church is sorry.

In an Easter ‘lesson,’ students spit on, slapped and cut a pastor. The church is sorry.
Thursday 18
1:55 2019

The young people lined up as if they were preparing to receive communion, but instead of accepting bread and wine from the associate pastor at Impact City Church in Pataskala, Ohio, they spit in his face. Then, they slapped him. Finally, at least one carved into his back with a steak knife. The violence unfolded at the pastor’s own encouragement, as an after-school lesson on Monday about the crucifixion — doled out nearly a week before Easter — revealed the perils of trying to reenact scriptural teachings. The episode at the church was intended as an illustration of love. Instead, ...

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Summary: The violent encounter was an attempt to illustrate the meaning of the crucifixion. The lesson, the pastor allowed, "went too far."

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