*At Detroit’s City of God church, scripture-based signs painted on the outside of the building declare the house of worship as a place where “Jesus is Lord” and “Straight is the gate.”
However, according to various news reports, the church is also a place where the pastor is a killer, questions have not all been answered yet, and the word of God is clearly not being practiced, even if it’s being preached.
Last Sunday, according to police reports, 25-year-old Deante Smith walked into the City of God church, armed with a brick, and threatened the congregation and the pastor.
The same pastor, 37, pulled out a Glock handgun and shot Smith in the chest 4 or 5 times, from the pulpit and in front of his congregation. Smith was taken to Detroit’s Botsford Hospital and was pronounced dead, police say. He is survived by his wife.
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