By ABC News

A new movie,  “Fight Church”raises the unusual question: “Can you love your neighbor while kneeing him in the face?”

The documentary, by directors Daniel Junge and Bryan Storkel, is about pastors who practice mixed martial arts with their parishioners.

“Tough guys need Jesus, too,” one parishioner explained in the  trailer for the film.

The controversial topic is raising eyebrows because Jesus obviously preached nonviolence and turning the other cheek.

But Pastor Paul Burress, featured in the movie, defends his unlikely evangelization techniques.

“We don’t fight out of meanness,” Burress of Trinity Church in Rochester, N.Y., told ABC News. “We have no hate or bitterness in our heart.”

Some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts today are featured in the film.

“I probably wouldn’t be in the position I am today if I wasn’t a Christian,” explained Jon Jones, a professional MMA fighter.

Despite the critics, the pastors of “Fight Church” stand by their mission.

“We’ve been able to reach an awful lot of people that never would have walked into a normal church service before, but they’ll come over and do some  fitness training or do some jiu-jitsu,” Burress said.

The documentary premieres April 24 at the Independent Film

Festival of Boston.

God is not in this stuff! The blood brawl battle on the altar is not a picture of the True and Living God. Win somebody to Christ boxing somebody’s eye shut, just pure violence for no reason when you are not even put in that situation, and at that all of this going on God’s altar? It is not right. Outside of the origins of ancient practices of martial arts (mixed martial arts)  I could go further because I studied just exactly what that is, but it really don’t take that to see that this don’t belong in God’s house and is not a tool reach the lost when your lost your self.

 

From what we see in the photos above is a pastor worshiping one minute, and knocking somebody’s head in the next picture? And is that for the sake of Christ? Not! Violence for the sake of just liking violence, just outright violence for the sake of liking the evil, and we are supposed to win tough guys to Christ like that?   Their going to worship and lift their  hands  to the King of Kings on a Martial Arts brawl and the promotion of it? You have got to be kidding me.  Fame

I will go a little further regarding the Pastor Hocker Sr. seen in minor portions of  the video because I heard him preach a non compromising message years ago, but he has given heed to seducing spirits and that thereof is openly apparent.

Matthew 7:15-23 KJV Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves

Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

 

 

Deuteronomy 18:10 KJV There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire.

 

Pastor Rick Hocker  who is seen in the video promotes the boxing ring at his church, and he promoted idol competition in which  his daughter Felicia Barton (who has been saved since a young child?), yet she was a contestant featured trying to become an  idol goddess on  “The American idol competition,” and leads praise and worship on a Sunday morning at church in songs of Zion? What

Although as a child Felecia Barton would sing “Healer in the house, and she had a beautiful voice, but now the music she presents today to the world is not that of Christ,  as she travels the country on tunes of  Alecia Keys “No One”, and other secular songs, performing in night clubs,  and wishing to be identified as a country pop artist . Are these people still pastors and are people still following. Will people come to Christ off that when he is not even glorified in it.  Our lives must align with God’s word when truly represent him.

Our lives cannot be all about money and Hollywood and lasciviousness, while claiming to carry the cross. Now Felecia Barton who jumps up while the preacher was preaching even as a child, and who’s father made her portray salvation testify to being saved even before she knew what she was doing in a primary grade school. It is good to take your children with you to church, but  when they are ready to receive Christ you present the opportunity to them, and they will have to accept on their own because the relationship will be authentic, then having to sneak behind mom and dads back pr  Sister Carlita and Brother Simms. You understand when they accept  Christ in their hearts for themselves, then the relationship will be authentic and they will accountable to God, convicted to do right when evil is present they will make the right decision especially when they have the Holy Ghost which is a keeper. They won’t bring back this American Idol stuff and justify ridiculous reason to do contrary to bible principles.  Now the story at hand, is when the whole family is automatically declared saved because dad is a pastor kind of gets into something else. Fruits will show the real you. Especially when you start doing something way in the left field(figuratively speaking) or doing the wrong thing opposite to the Bible.

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Shame on the pastor in this videos, and we most certainly pray for them. I have to tell you. Can I tell you plainly just generally to those that still want to hear the truth? God does not need any actor! Not on the American idol, fight martial film, and certainly not from pretending to represent him.

He needs some true people living for him, not one that going to put on or perform for men.

Salvation it is a personal decision, we can’t make children be saved to make us look good.  We pray for them until they get to the place harden not their hearts and they will accept Christ, and we just keep declaring the word of God and He is going to save your house. Now, it is a blessing when a whole family is saved, but with the family mentioned above we are definitely seeing the complete contrary showing up. You don’t even have to go deep sea diving for it. They put it out there.

 

The fruits of Pastor Hocker is not that of who he claimed to represent from the start.  That is because many of them never were with Christ from the beginning, but they were sent to deceive people, gifting to preach and sing etc. to wooo people in until when they start doing things contrary people keep following them. The fighting church also had line dance from, all types of music, night club scene dimmers in which I found in a YouTube video. I John 2:19 KJV They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out. You see the word of God says they  went out. Understand that we are not supposed to promote the things of the world. It is contrary. That is what they are doing. I am not talking about being up tight, but the love of Christ. We are supposed to be drawing close to Christ in these last and evil days .  Now we are sadly seeing people follow  fame and the love of money at any cost. All of that could come to you, and it be introduced to me and has been, but the underlining question what will be your decision? Will you have discernment to recognize when something of the True and Living God and when it is not? That is what many pastors,singers are doing with these filthy reality shows it has been done before. They see the precedence and they see what has gone on with the other minister and they still decide to indulge in it. We cannot mix Jesus Christ with this mess that have been so clearly conveyed. Hollywood does not have agenda to bring people to Christ. That is not their goal. I will witness for Christ here or on the streets. It will not be scripted upon Hollywood papers to bow down with a grammy  award,and I desire the the crown of life  awaiting and my name written in the lambs book life than earthly rewards. Yes.  I desire to follow Jesus Christ in an evil wicked world that we live in today no turning back.   As for the  types of reality shows, flourishing among the churches today, if we thought it would ever change hearts convict the hearts of sinners it is not because it so clouded with filth. See many of the saints sadly gave it a chance and they went to sleep and began accepting it. We see the reality show being offered to the church, the lifestyles that could not be identified with Christ no where.  Matthew 5:13 KJV  Ye are salt of the earth; but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.The salt is the preserver, but  we are seeing meat that has gone rotten.  Jesus Christ is suppose to be our savour as saints, and he is our savior. He keeps us. Don’t lose the savour. We are seeing reality, films, claiming Christian but they are tainted. They will get people off. You will not believe all these cospiracy about things of Christ and the church is partnering with it in things they are believing today. It is not even something has to be deeply searched, but is so apparent.  It had no boundaries and limits to what these people are doing  Preachers of La whatever these shows are, and it is not confined by the Bible KJV. Yes we are human people who are living real lives, and presented with different in this world everyday, and there is something different, yet it is still another day that the Lord allows us to see,   and wherever we are it has to be representing Him, and not debaucherous. We are not supposed to be a totally different person standing up  in church testifying or witnessing on the street to a sinners, and totally different person to the family living our home or our next door neighbors who does not even know your saved because of being so mean and rude or whatever the case maybe. We are to continuously glorify the Lord with our actions.

The stuff we are seeing on American Idol and jiujitsu pulpit does not represent Him no where, and we cannot relate that to the body of Christ, neither can we relate it to the people of the world  as being okay because it is not. If you enjoy being idol (which we not supposed to be in the first place because the Bible says Isaiah 45:5 KJV I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me. Isaiah 43:10 KJV Ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God ), or if you enjoy beating people in a jiujitsu kickboxing match, then how can ye  being  first partakers of  Christ whom you convey you represent in doing it to reach the world. How is the come out from among them preserved when you are still practicing sin? The Christian battle here is not physical, but more spiritual.  Ephesians 6:12 KJV  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

We are even observing ministers who selling their children out for the kingdoms of this world. Of course parents have things and desires for their children and that most of all is should be the desire for them to experience having a true eternal relationship with Jesus Christ, but all so frequently things desired by parents is for the child to achieve things they wanted i.e. to be sports star, famous something and they did not make themselves to fame, so they will push their children to do it at any cost. They do not realize much of the wickedness these people have to go through behind closed doors to get to stardom, and the wickedness in the high places and you will turn over their children to that.  The saints should already know that. Children are gift from God and they don’t belong to us but the Lord as entrusted with them and to train them in the things. There is going to have to be decisions made and we cannot waiver in our stance.  Can you serve  God and mammon? No Matthew 6:24 KJV Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Chase your dreams, follow your dreams is what American Idol contestant Felicia Barton relates in an interview and that is not what they are relating to congregation of people. It is whatever the dream it is being related to congregations to follow it. The  broad is  destruction. It is wide.  There is a no sin, just love free going on rapidly today.  What a world. The Bible says wages of sin is death according to John 3 chapter.  But we are reaching the world for Christ through that? No. Do we honestly think would could reach the world through sin? No, a thousand times no.

 

 

 

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