Charges Dropped Against Ohio Pastor Sheltering the Homeless

(Minsitry Watch) Criminal charges have been dropped against a pastor in Bryan, Ohio, who used his church building to shelter homeless people during cold winter weather.

Dad’s Place Pastor Chris Avell was criminally charged with 18 counts for zoning violations on New Year’s Eve because he opened the first floor of the church in a business district to allow homeless people to escape the cold.

The city has agreed to drop the criminal charges while Dad’s Place ceases residential operations and seeks proper building certifications and zoning permits for the operations it plans to pursue, according to First Liberty, a public interest law firm that… to continue reading click here.

This article was written by Kim Roberts and published at Ministry Watch

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