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Prepper friendly churches

Postby scdavid » Thu May 17, 2012 6:24 am

I know the LDS church stresses the importance of prepping. My question, are there any other churches or denominations here in SC that do the same? I am in district 9, the Aiken area btw. Thanks
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby old_salt » Thu May 17, 2012 9:06 am

Check out SBC (Southern Baptist Convention) churches in your area. While 'prepping' is not a focus, Disaster Relief is one of it's major ministries. Part of Disaster Relief is encouraging folks to be prepared for disasters to come. Their focus is on assisting those affected by disasters.

Not all churches are equally involved, so check their websites, and visit those that seem to be what you are searching for. Also, don't hesitate to visit with their pastors to share your concerns. Hope this helps.
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby p144 » Thu May 17, 2012 11:51 am

My pastor doesn't push prepping (nor does it), but definitely isn't against anyone who does. I do know that CLA (Christian Life Assembly) on Bush River Rd near Columbia is actively educating the church about prepping. They call it "The Long Emergency". They hold classes for everything from wells, to bee keeping. They also teach to not only store up for yourself, but also for the loved ones who may not have prepped. True Christianity is not self-seeking, but rather seeks to help others. They are teaching their congregation to be part of the solution, not the problem.
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby Pastor John » Mon Mar 24, 2014 2:35 pm

Hey guys I'm the Pastor of a prepper friendly church in Akron Ohio. Anyone is welcome to contact me if they want. -God bless.
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby oldsoldier » Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:12 pm

Pastor John wrote:Hey guys I'm the Pastor of a prepper friendly church in Akron Ohio. Anyone is welcome to contact me if they want. -God bless.



Cool! Good for you! wish someone did that here. Course wish they would concentrate on something here other than one denomination bashing the other all the time. One of the reasons I don't attend church anymore here.
If by helping just one person learn to survive, to learn to save their life or the life of someone they love. To be able to stand on their own come what may. Then at that time all I have learned, all the hardships, and hard training I have had. Then it will have been worth every minite of time I spent.
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby AuntBee » Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:35 pm

You might try this church. The pastor was so pleased with the response that he is going to raffle off another gun this week. All of this happening right in the lap of our gun hating governor. :evil: The controversy, of course, has nothing to do with the pastor's sermon and truth behind his words because clearly the man is in the pocket of the NRA. :shakeyes:


"Troy pastor's AR-15 assault rifle giveaway creates controversy
Lansingburgh pastor's idea gets amen from supporters, others say it's against Bible"
By Paul Grondahl
Updated 10:57 am, Friday, March 7, 2014

Troy, NY

The pastor of a Lansingburgh Baptist church plans to give away an AR-15 assault rifle to the winner of a free raffle at an upcoming Sunday service.

A provocative flier he distributed rallied supporters of gun rights and stirred controversy among anti-gun advocates and some who considered it un-Christian.

The Rev. John Koletas, pastor of Grace Baptist Church, said the service and gun raffle are aimed at "honoring hunters and gun owners who have been so viciously attacked by the antichristian socialist media and antichristian socialist politicians the last few years," according to a letter he posted on the church website.



Troy pastor's AR-15 assault rifle giveaway creates controversy ...
www.timesunion.com/.../Troy-pastor-s-AR ... way-5292...
Mar 7, 2014 - Troy. The pastor of a Lansingburgh Baptist church plans to give away an AR-15 assault rifle to the winner of a free raffle at an upcoming ...
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby RLSunday » Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:07 am

A quick search didn't turn up any links but did land me up here where you can see which states are the most to the least Christian-
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/2 ... 47045.html
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby pastornator » Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:33 am

Most denominational efforts are not going to mirror the LDS for prepping. They have prepping in their DNA from early persecution (as do Amish, Mennonite, etc., who LIVE in a continual state of prep by abstaining from most grid contact) but most other denominations don't have that same emphasis.

If one regards the Bible itself, it is virtually a prep manual, in that God took it upon Himself to send prophets and teachers who wrote dietary, sanitary, and crop laws that if followed will produce an abundant sustainable society. Overall, the Bible is all about the blessings of the land and cities, while full of people that God loves, are often seen as the dens of iniquity in Scripture.

We're reminded that Jesus wept as He stood on a hill overlooking Jerusalem, but God directed shepherds from the fields to attend the birth of His Son, that in a manger of a place where animals were kept. Says something about the big picture of God in Scripture. He gave us paradise, but when one of the first humans murdered his brother and was cast out of the agrarian community, he founded cities. Again, this is not cause to HATE or LOATH cities, but to realize that the Bible and God, Himself, are more about the abundance of the land to support people rather than the marketplace and industry of the city.
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Re: Prepper friendly churches

Postby mrs lam » Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:40 am

Check with some of the Cowboy Churches. Our church has a pantry for those in need and they welcome preppers who want to donate when they rotate stock. Some off them have camp fire cook-offs too. Good place to learn how to prepare food in all that wonderful cast iron we collect. Great for recipe swaps and you get to sample the wonderful food. Never had better biscuits and bacon on the camp fire....yum!

My other bug out vehicle is a horse.
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