Pastor Alex Williams is being held without bond for shooting a teenager for throwing rocks at his car. The rocks broke his rear windshield, so he decided to pull a gun and shoot the teen. Williams is the pastor of Mechanicsville Church of God in Christ in Atlanta.
The teen who was shot by Pastor Williams is being treated and is in stable condition and his or her name is withheld from the press at this time.
Williams attorney say he is the real victim.
Previously, Williams’ church has been vandalized and set on fire. Sources say, he used to live across the street from the church, but his home mysteriously went up in flames last year.
Obviously, according to Pastor Alex Williams background, it seems as though trouble follows him. In this case, this kid throwing rocks at his car was not compared to his prior home going up in flames. Spiritually, it seems like God was only testing Williams’ temper and he did not pass the test, he acted on his anger and cared only about his car window, rather than this child’s soul, including the child’s safety.
Although, we do acknowledge Atlanta has a high crime rate and it is not all so good, what successful blacks make it out to be, what was this so-called man of God doing with a gun? If you say you love God and you trust Him, you do not need any sort of protection, whether you be a minister or just a follower of Christ. Let’s hope and pray Alexander Williams repent before it’s everlasting too late. Also, we will pray for the teen in this case, that he or she is not discouraged from knowing God in the future and to be more careful while playing outside.
Another thing, here is another case of a COGIC minister preaching holiness and not acting holy, this time it could have been a case of murder. For years, the COGIC overseers have ignored issues of pedophilia in the organization, but not when money has been stolen. Will this case get them to turn to holiness and to stop ignoring issues? What will it take? We have been praying for years, now it is time for those in authority to wake up and go back to the late Bishop Mason’s standards of being righteous.
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