'Bet you stay home now you hypokrits': Miss. church destroyed in suspected arson attack

By The Christian Post

Smoke rises from the ashes of First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs, Mississippi after it was burned down on May 20, 2020. | Screenshot: WMC5

A Mississippi church that filed a lawsuit against a town ban on worship gatherings was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning that investigators believed was set as an act of arson.

According to local news reports, firefighters responded to a fire at First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs around 2 a.m. on Wednesday. Responders arrived to find the church building engulfed in flames. 

Fox 13 reports that investigators found cans of spray paint on the ground with graffiti on the pavement of the church parking lot. The graffiti in the parking lot reads: “Bet you stay home now you hypokrits (sic).”

Source:The Christian Post