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After Tread report, Warrior 'prophet' decries 'keyboard warriors' writing 'hit pieces' in Pentecost Sunday message
Tread by Lee was the first to report on Church International in Warrior, Alabama
On Pentecost Sunday, it was “keyboard warriors” the “prophet” was worried about.
Days after Tread by Lee was the first news outlet to report on Church International, a ministry based in Warrior, Alabama, Robin Bullock, a self-proclaimed “prophet,” decried “keyboard warriors” who he said work to produce “hit pieces” to divide the church.
Church International, led by Robin R. and Robin D. Bullock, has garnered intense scrutiny from some local residents who say they’re concerned not simply about the couple’s often radical teachings — but about what they see as the church’s rapid expansion and lack of transparency.
On Thursday, Tread reported the story of Janet Ndegwa, an 82-year-old Californian who rode a Greyhound bus 2,000 miles to Warrior to answer the call of Bullock, who’d said in an online video that anyone within his voice should travel to the small town of just 3,000 people. When Ndegwa arrived, however, she found herself without a place to stay, instead sleeping on the ground of the church’s parking lot.
During Sunday’s Pentecost service at Church International, Bullock took time to address what he called “hit pieces” written by “keyboard warriors.”
“And we have cowardly people standing behind keyboards developing hit pieces on everything they can. Just to cause division in the body — that’s all it’s about. Is it not a hit piece? Is it not a new type of assassinations, assassins? Where they can finally develop social media sites where they can block everything but their own narrative? Because truth that’s hidden is truth that’s rewritten.” -Robin Bullock, May 28, 2023
The Bullocks and Church International did not respond to multiple requests for comment before the publication of Thursday’s piece.
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