The video of Ryan Foley, a Christian influencer, preaching at a gym has gone viral. Almost four million people have seen the video of Foley preaching passionately at a gym while people are exercising. Among other things, Foley asked people to repent of their sins as “the kingdom of heaven is near.” The video has generated a social media debate in which some are supporting Foley for his courage and bravery to preach publicly while others are accusing him of “proselytizing”. Foley responded to one of the comments on social media by saying that his goal is not to persuade skeptics but to guide lost and stray sheep and also those who have been overpowered by sin.
Premier Christian News reports:
In a video, now seen by almost four million people, Ryan Foley can been seen delivering a passionate sermon at the gym while others are exercising.
As puzzled gym-goers looked on, Foley asked: “Will you all deny Christ on this day? Are you under the father of deception which flies in this city or under the father of God?
“On the day of judgment will you inherit the kingdom of heaven? Or are you living in sin? Sin will drag you to hell.
“Repent for the kingdom of heaven is near.”
The video sparked a debate on social media with some supporting Foley’s bravery and courage to preach the Gospel in the public sphere whilst others accused him of “proselytizing”.
Responding to one of the comments, Foley said: “My mission is not to win over sceptics. My mission is to bring the lost sheep and a stray sheep and Christians who have fallen away into sin. Everyone knows who Jesus is. What will you do with that information? You must know the truth”.
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