With all due respect to those who use them, I can not STAND sermon illustrations that use props. I always feel like my intelligence is being insulted.
But here’s a great illustration of why they’re even more dangerous than you may have thought!
A Sheboygan Falls pastor and parishioner were issued municipal citations Thursday for firing an arrow during Sunday’s service as part of a sermon illustration.
About 120 people were attending the evening service at Pentecostals of Sheboygan County, 621 Broadway, when the Rev. John Putnam had Jason Wilke, 26, draw and fire a steel-tipped practice arrow across the front of the church.
Putnam called it a “teaching tool.”
Police call it illegal.
Read more here.