Bullets stopped by a copy of The Message (with pictures)

Early Monday morning in Dayton, OH, the life changing power of the Gospel took on a new meaning. As reported by several news outlets, Dayton RTA bus driver Rickey Wagoner was assaulted, and shot at several times while working early Monday morning. A small copy of The Message (New Testament with Pslams and Proverbs), which was in his front shirt pocket, blocked two bullets from striking his chest.

Article from the Dayton Daily News


Here are pictures of the actual Bible with the bullets still lodged in place.

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Message with bullets

Here’s what the Bible usually looks like (phone for scale).


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Adam Sabados

Adam Sabados

Adam is the Digital Media Coordinator at Tyndale. He gets to have fun running social media campaigns, and online advertising. Adam is a graduate of Malone University in Canton, Ohio where he majored in communication arts and was highly involved in the theatre department. He currently lives in Wheaton, IL with his wife Meghan, his son Luke, and their Cavalier pup Banksy. You can follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamSab where you can learn all about his latest improv comedy shows around Chicago, hear about the woes of Ohio sports teams, or catch an insightful blog post or two.