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Church plans Bible drop from drones in Isis areas

By Gabriel Samuels

An evangelical church in Sweden has announced it wants to airdrop thousands of copies of the Bible from drones onto areas of Iraq controlled by Isis militants, in an effort to “pass the hope and love of the Christian gospel”.

The Livets Ord church in Uppsala, north Sweden, plans to fly remote controlled drones at high-altitude over Isis-occupied regions, then drop tiny, electronic copies of the gospels into occupied towns.

The church, one of the leading charismatic institutions in the Scandinavian country, confirmed the Bibles are “the size of pill boxes” and “require no electricity but work on their own”.

The organisation dismissed accusations the Bible drop was intended to be provocative in any way, saying they were merely motivated by an “unfailing and never-ending love” for all people.

In a statement, the church said: “We believe in an unfailing and never-ending love, given to us by God. And together we try to spread that love to as many people as possible.”

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