Missouri pastor says he stopped robbery with prayer
A pastor in Ferguson, Missouri, is causing a stir about how he and his parishioners are said to have prevented a robbery through the power of prayer!
Pastor Lived a Service During the Trial
Based on KSDKPastor Marquaello Futrell noted that—on February 12—four masked men interrupted his morning service at All Creation Family Church, which was being broadcast live.
Futrell said the first sign that something was wrong was when, right in front of the masked intruders, a man entered the church and began questioning the home’s Director of Children’s Services. worship.
“I immediately raised the hairs on the back of my neck. I was like, ‘OK, something’s going to happen.’”
As masked men entered the building, the pastor – who was once a police officer – noted that they were armed.
“I’m a former police officer, I immediately noticed their belts, I thought, ‘There’s something there.'”
In return, Futrell said he “asked the director to lock the door and keep the kids safe.”
The congregation is said to have bathed the men in prayer: ‘God is about to change the enemy’
Also, instead of worrying, he “directed his media team to enlarge them” and proceeded with the service as usual.
While talking to the men, Futrell said, “Seen the church and decided to come? Talk to me.” He then declared that “God is about to change the enemy” before calling the congregation to “cry out to God.”
“I am still anointed with the police and I still know what is going on and what is going to happen. God is about to change the enemy. Raise your voice and shout to God!”
Church-goers then reportedly raised their hands and surrounded the men to pray, and the intruders eventually decided to leave the building.
“I believe they felt the power of God lifted up into their hands, and then they left.”
The pastor also added, “The Bible speaks of vigils and prayers, so while we are spiritually, I also look around, trying to protect the parishioners.”
KDSK reports that the Ferguson Police Department is still tracking the suspects, who they confirmed left behind in the black Mustang.
It was also noted that the congregation began carrying out active shooting drills after the incident.
What do you think of the pastor’s account of the situation at his church?