‘I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ’
By Ole Braatelien, The Western Journal
An arsonist, a cross-dresser and a Christian walk into a bar. Which one gets arrested?
Oh, you know that one?
Well, Josh Alexander, a 16-year-old follower of Christ, wasn’t at a bar when he was arrested on Wednesday: He was handing out Bibles at a protest in Canada.
But despite his apparent peaceful protest against aggressive counter-demonstrators, Alexander was the one who ended up in handcuffs.
“Today I was handcuffed and put in a paddy wagon for offering students bibles on a public sidewalk in Calgary,” Alexander wrote.
He continued, “I was released and told if I returned I would be arrested and charged. I continued handing out bibles. For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ.”
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Alexander was attending an event that day which Liberty Coalition Canada had announced and named after him.
The “I Stand with Josh Alexander” International Walkout Protest took place outside of Western Canada High School in Calgary, Alberta.
The Christian youth protest group “Save Canada” and other organizations were also in attendance.
“Liberty Coalition is organizing this peaceful event to stand in solidarity with Josh Alexander. Josh and fellow protesters are demanding that all schools ban biological males using female restrooms and change rooms,” LCC said in a press release.
If you’re reading this, you probably weren’t aware that Wednesday was also the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.
Now you know.
The protest called for students nationwide to walk out of schools and “stand with Josh.” It also called for parents and other citizens to join the students.