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Pastors on the Train are preaching annoyingly

Street preachers have now taken their thing to public transport

Street preachers have now taken their thing to public transport

I am a regular train commuter between Kampala and Namanve. What disturbs me are the so-called pastors who board the train in Kampala as it is going to Namanve. They start to harangue the commuters on the Bible; that they should be saved, and insult them on their lack of morals.

A train is not a church or a synagogue. Jesus Christ instructed his disciples to go into people’s homes to preach and stay there, if they were accepted. If the people did not receive them well, the apostles were supposed to shake off the dust from their feet as a sign that they had rejected those people. A train is not a home!

A train is like a market. Jesus did not tell his apostles to go and preach in the market places: that is very clear. These so-called pastors are choosing the easier way out which, in any case, will not indicate that they have converted any sinners to be saved, because when the commuters alight, the pastors have no way of knowing whether they have been converted, or not.

Uganda Railways should declare these pastors as un-welcome people on the train and treat them similarly because they are a nuisance to commuters .

Edith Namalembe, Seeta

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