Nine of the offenders, from top left: (first row) A. Ballenger, Christopher Settlemoir, Chester Mulligan; (second row) William Beith, Jack Schaap, Tedd Butler; (third row) Joseph Combs, Craig Sisson, Russell Overla he sermon was called “The Polished Shaft,” and in the many times that Jack Schaap, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hammond, had delivered it, it was the kind of showstopper that made him a rock star to his flock.(Or would have, had Schaap not habitually railed against the evils of rock music.) As with most of his sermons at the northwest Indiana megachurch—the 14th largest in the country and the biggest Independent Baptist house of worship in the nation—the message struck as bluntly as a pounded nail: Submit to God’s plan for your life or be snapped like a twig and flung away (as Schaap would demonstrate by cracking a stick over his head, tossing it aside, and barking, “Next! When you do submit, be prepared to endure excruciating pain.
Curtis discovers that Hayden's boyfriend, Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher), was actually responsible for the shooting that left Hayden comatose.Sometimes it’s difficult to answer something like this and I think it takes a little more discussion than just answering this one question.In my experience, it typically involves a similar question that goes something like “How far is too far? ”In any case, let’s look and see what Scripture says about this.However, Curtis later realizes someone else is involved.When he starts tracking down his lead, Julian abruptly fires him.Curtis is soon revealed to be the brother-in-law of Police Commissioner Jordan Ashford (Vinessa Antoine) and uncle of her son, TJ (Tequan Richmond). Curtis tries to convince Jordan to give him a job as an officer, saying that he's changed, but Jordan has a hard time trusting him.