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'I Will Not Yield': Teen Handing Out Bibles Refuses to Back Down after Police Arrest Him

Tré Goins-Phillips : May 18, 2023  Faithwire.com

"If you burn a church in this country, the police won't devote any resources to catching you. If you hand out Bibles on the sidewalk, however—or hold a rally to defend fundamental rights in a time of hysteria—you will be arrested and fined immediately. We're a sick society." -Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada

airlift(Canada) — [Faithwire.com] Law enforcement officers in Alberta, Canada, reportedly arrested a teenager handing out Bibles after an altercation broke out between him, his supporters, and a group of counter-protesters. (Screengrab image: via Rebel News)

Josh Alexander, 16, tweeted Wednesday he "was handcuffed and put in a paddy wagon for offering students Bibles on a public sidewalk in Calgary." He posted a video of the ordeal: Click Here to view it.

Ultimately, Alexander said, he was released but told if he returned he "would be arrested and charged."

However, neither the altercation with pro-transgender hecklers nor his arrest by Calgary police dissuaded the teenager from sharing Scripture with those around him. He wrote that he continued giving away Bibles, adding, "I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ."

In a follow-up tweet, Alexander wrote, "I will not yield to the pressure of the woke mob or corrupt state. We will continue to spread the truth in love."

Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada, condemned law enforcement officers for their apparent double standard in meting out justice.

"If you burn a church in this country, the police won't devote any resources to catching you," he wrote. "If you hand out Bibles on the sidewalk, however—or hold a rally to defend fundamental rights in a time of hysteria—you will be arrested and fined immediately. We're a sick society"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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