Texas Beer Joint Sues A Church

Well, I would think it
perfectly clear - the church is
guilty!! Simply because they started petitions and
prayed over it. Pretty neat - the judge's comment.
Think this one over!!!

In a small Texas town, (Mt. Vernon) Drummond's bar
began construction on a
new building to increase their business.

The local Baptist Church
started a campaign to
block the bar from opening with petitions and prayers.

Work progressed right up till the week before opening
when lightning struck
the bar and it burned to the ground.

The church folks were rather smug in their outlook after
that, until the bar
owner sued the church on the grounds that the church was
responsible for the demise of his building - either
through direct or indirect
actions or means.

The church vehemently denied all responsibility or any
connection to the
building's demise in its reply to the court.

As the case made its way into court, the judge looked
over the paperwork. At
the hearing he commented, "I don't know how
I'm going to decide this, but as
it appears from the paperwork, we have a bar owner who
believes in the power
of prayer, and an entire church congregation that does

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