‘Christ’ was erased from the high school football field the other day. Two students were dispatched to cover over the logo of a Christian run gym. The owner of the gym had paid $3,500 for his logo to be in a corner of the end zone for the school year. An anti-Christian group called Americans United for the Separation of Church and State have filed a federal lawsuit because they claim that the school is not maintaining separation of church and state. By the way, that is NOT in the constitution. You can look it up. Here are the details to date.
As Written and Reported by Emily Jones for CBN News:
Billy Weatherall, the owner of Christ Fit Gym paid the Benton High Booster Club $3,500 dollars to put his logo on the field. It featured the words “Christ Fit Gym,” a cross, and the verse reference, 1 Timothy 4:8.
Even though it was supposed to stay up for the entire 2018-19 football season, the school ordered two students to paint over the logo after receiving a complaint about its biblical reference.
Weatherall told the Todd Starnes Radio Show that he had a “signed contract” with the school.
“I got a phone call from a school official Friday morning while I was having my quiet time and drinking coffee,” Weatherall explained. “He said they were instructed to paint over the cross and he was devastated about it.”
The school district is currently fighting a federal lawsuit from Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. They filed the lawsuit in February after multiple people ….
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