Gas Station Preacher Man

[Hey, You!] I'm a Christian, not a bacteria baby

Bob Aul

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You were the friendly guy at the gas station on PCH who was filling up his truck. I watched you talking to a young man who was also filling up his truck. The topic was how great it is to be a Christian. "I used to be an atheist," you said. "I used to think it was all science." Then you laughed. "And to think science teaches us that we are evolved from bacteria when Jesus was the son of God." I hadn't thought about it that way before. When you were done talking to the other guy, you gave me a pamphlet that has changed my life. I, too, am done with science. There is no way I descended from bacteria. Seriously, do bacteria even have babies? I don't think so. But if they do, they aren't human babies, that's for sure. That's why it's impossible for humans to come from monkeys because when is the last time you saw a monkey give birth to a person? Science? What a load. Thank you for changing my life, gas station preacher man, and God bless.

 
 
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