Greg Locke’s Church Is So Loud His County Could Pass A Noise Ordinance

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Christian hate preacher Greg Locke is so loud that local authorities in Wilson County, Tennessee are about to pass a noise ordinance to cap the level of decibels coming out of Global Vision Bible Church.

For years, Locke, the MAGA cultist best known for spreading conspiracy theories to an ever-growing group of extremely gullible Christians, has held twice-weekly services at a large circus tent in Mount Juliet. The music is loud, the sermon is increased to 11 a.m., and the most recent “deliverance” services lead to crowds of people screaming under the false belief that demons are being exorcised.

This Halloween, Locke plans to hold a massive burning book outside the tent. It won’t be a quiet affair either.

Whatever you think of their religious beliefs, living in this city is now like having an airport nearby. When church is in session, you can’t go out without hearing Locke or his acolytes shouting about something or other.

Earlier this week, the issue was raised at the Wilson County Commission’s monthly meeting. No one mentioned Locke Church by name…but Mike Owen, the chief deputy of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, referred to the fact that during the month of September, his office received 41 noise complaints… 22 of which involved “a church downstairs [the] the western end of the county.

What’s in the western part of Wilson County? Let’s look at the map:

It would be Mount Juliet.

This is beyond the obvious they discuss Locke’s church, but no one wanted to talk about it at Monday’s meeting, perhaps for fear of invoking their anger. Local reporter Justin McFarland cut the relevant part of the sermon on Twitter, although he also avoided mentioning the church’s name on TV to avoid legal liability.

Commissioners who spoke at the meeting, however, wondered if there was anything they could do to stop the problem without being accused of anti-Christian discrimination.

The obvious solution? Pass a noise ordinance that would limit the noise level of anyone in the county. It would be a secular solution that applies to the church as much as anyone else.

Owen said he wasn’t the person to ask about the legality of such an order, but added, “I guarantee the…Sheriff’s Department, if asked…we will enforce any law.” or any order of this Commission.

You can’t get a bigger one wink wink only that.

Although the commissioners have not made any decision to move forward this week, it seems that they are eager to move in this direction. Commissioner Bobby Franklin noted that he could hear the church even though he lived “five miles” away. “It’ll rattle your car windows if you’re near that thing,” he said.

You might be wondering, how come I’m so sure we’re talking about Locke’s Church?

Because Locke himself admitted it.

When WZTV FOX 17 News posted McFarland’s Facebook segment, Greg Locke himself chimed in, taking credit for the noise…and claiming it was just another example of Christian persecution.

Well, we’ll name the church for you because it’s our church. This is Global Vision Bible Church and what they DO NOT SAY is that they can hear us because we meet in a giant tent. We have an assistant who takes noise readings several times a month and even though there was a noise ordinance, which is not the case, we are well below. Here are the facts, people hate us and try to silence us for a long time. We are not leaving. We are not intimidated and we do not refuse. The fact that we grew by thousands is the work of the Lord and not something we apologize for…


So…. he admits it’s him. He admits they are loud. He has proof that they are not strong. But even if they are loud, shut up because it doesn’t matter, and, oh, and by the way, HE’S VERY LOUD. 🔥🔥🔥

The fact that Greg Locke and his congregation meet in a giant tent would not be an excuse for making obscene noise levels if a properly drafted ordinance were passed. In other places where churches have broken local laws like this, pastors have been punished with jail time.

Even if nothing comes of this threat, all this is yet another sign of the Christian preacher’s lack of interest in his own community. Locke is someone who actively discouraged people from getting vaccinated, which put his own congregation at risk. He participated in the January 6 rally (although he insists he never entered the Capitol and has not been charged with any related crimes). He doesn’t care if his actions hurt other people; of course, he doesn’t think twice about their eardrums.

All it does is rise. If physically harming his own community brings him more attention and gives him an opportunity to complain about the persecution, he will take this opportunity every time.

Jerry B. Hatch