A pastor who recently came under fire by a nonprofit organization that educates the public “on matters relating to nontheism” appeared on “Fox & Friends” Saturday to explain his situation.
Konnor McKay, a pastor in the Waldron, Arkansas community, was invited to his former high school to speak at a football summer camp about teamwork and leadership.
The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) deemed McKay’s speech, which invoked scripture, a “constitutional violation,” and asked that the school district “not allow its football program to be used as a captive audience for evangelists.”
McKay — who also played football at Waldron — said Saturday that he felt it was important for the players in the camp to know the value and importance of teamwork.
“I shared with them the importance of teamwork. … That’s what I felt in my heart to share,” he said.