Pastor arrested for preaching “Homophobic” scripture

A London street preacher was arrested for causing “alarm and distress” to bystanders when he quoted “homophobic” Bible verses.

Pastor John Sherwood, who is in his early 70s, was handcuffed April 23 in footage obtained by Christian Concern. It shows three officers yank him down from the platform he was preaching on. They also took his Bible and he was detained overnight.

Members of the crowd gathered accused him of “homophobic” preaching and using “hate speech.”

Pastor Peter Simpson, who was preaching alongside Sherwood outside the Uxbridge Underground Station shared what the street preacher said.

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