The Mississippi man known as “the flying preacher” has gone viral after video showed him floating above his congregation over the weekend. Pastor Bartholomew Orr, of Brown Baptist Church in Southaven, has been using the flying apparatus equipment for several years for Christmas services. On Sunday, he made his debut as “the flying preacher” when he decided to give it a try himself. “I just had to get up the nerves to get into the harness,” he told Inside Edition. Though some people have mocked him, he believes that it was an effective way to connect with the younger members of his church.

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