Conservatives and Evangelical Christians long supported Chick-fil-A because its founder, the late S. Truett Cathy, ordered that his restaurants be closed on Sundays to allow employees to attend church and spend time with their families. Chick-fil-A also donated to charities that supported the definition of marriage as between a man and a woman, which enraged the Left. LGBT activists declared a boycott of the restaurants which was countered by supporters of Chick-fil-A who showed up en masse to dine in the restaurant chain.
But that was then.
Today’s Chick-fil-A is no longer founder Truett Cathy’s model company.
Last November came news that Chick-fil-A was donating to anti-Christian, pro-abort, LGBT organizations.
Now, Dan Cathy, 67, the super-woke chairman-president-CEO of Chick-fil-A and son of the late Truett Cathy, with a net worth of $6.6 billion, is prostrating himself before the Black Lives Matter movement by “shining the shoes” of a black rapper and calling on whites not only to repent for their racism, but “put words to action” by expressing their contriteness by shining black people’s shoes.
On Sunday, June 14, 2020, pastor Louie Giglio of Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, held a 70-minute roundtable discussion with Dan Cathy and Christian rapper Lecrae on police brutality and an Atlanta police officer’s shooting of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot two days earlier.
Beginning at the 32:32 mark in the video of the roundtable, Cathy spoke of a Chick-fil-A restaurant being burnt to the ground and a dozen other restaurants being vandalized by “protesters,” then he said:
“I know as Caucasians we can point fingers at the looters and those that were causing vandalism…. But my, my, my plea would be for the white people, rather than point fingers at that kind of criminal effort, would be to see the level of frustration and exasperation and almost a sense of hopelessness that exist among some of those activists within the African-American community that are so exasperated. I just hope we can feel some level in this moment. There’s got to be some emotional response of understanding how exasperated and how hopeless people are feeling at this point….
[39:25 mark] I invite folks just to put some words to action here, [Cathy walks over to rapper Lecrae] and if we need to find somebody that needs to have their shoeshine, we need to just go right on over and shine their shoes. [Cathy then cleans Lecrae’s tennis shoe and gives him a hug.] …Any expressions of a contrite heart, of a sense of shame, a sense of embarrassment begin with an apologetic heart. I think that’s what our world needs to hear today.”