A few words from Kent who came all the way from Kansas...Also a big thanks to all who helped us this year with the 2007 Nauvoo pageant Outreach. We had helpers from MN, UT, IA, MO, and IL.
"Greetings from Nauvoo,
Last night’s outreach was relatively quiet. Mormon crossing guards tried to tell the outreach staff where they could or could not stand. These crossing guards come from area Mormon wards (churches) and are assigned duties. They are not well trained or up to speed on what is legal. So they can get rather moody when Christians show up to witness. Nauvoo Christian Visitor Center director, Rocky Hulse, set the crossing guards straight.
Brian Hoober was working on the street opposite of the main group. Mormon crossing guards tried to give Brian and Jay a hard time to. Brian told them to call security and they never did. With the Mormons, intimidation is a weapon they try to use.
Yesterday at the Center, Rocky was able to visit with a “jack” Mormon (one who is not practicing the faith) and a Community of Christ (RLDS) intern. It was amazing how Rocky poured every bit of attention into these two men. He did an excellent job presenting the Gospel of Jesus Christ. These followers of Joseph Smith are blinded by their idolatry of following a false god.
I stayed at the Center last night to man it and answer the phone. It gave me some time to let the ibuprofen to take effect to...."