The YouTube prayer channel started during Covid that’s causing a stir in the U.S., as people pray for the end of the pandemic.
“So this is probably going to be the last time I get to do a really long video for you guys,” he captioned the video. “This is probably going to be…the last time I get to do…a very long video for you guys.”
He was referring to the long-running YouTube channel, which he described as “YouTube’s version of a regular church service” with daily posts.
He urged viewers to pray for people who are stuck at home with their families and for the spread of Covid-19 and for the U.S. economy.
“We’re all in this together, and I promise you God’s going to get us through it,” he said.
On Tuesday afternoon, YouTube removed the video of him praying for the coronavirus pandemic, saying, “This was an act of hate against yourself, your family, or the community you live in. YouTube cannot and will not have this content on its platform.
“If you truly believe in what you are being asked to do and are willing to take the consequences, we believe you should remove this video,” company officials said in a statement.
‘The worst is over’
His post on Monday was greeted by some in the comments section with anger and confusion, as people called for the channel to be reinstated.
One, who used the name “bunnyman88” said he and his family are in the U.S. for a month-long tour.
“I’ve been taking care of my kids, and now we’re on lockdown, waiting on the government to open the economy again,” he wrote. “I’m not talking about an economic slowdown, I’m talking about a complete and total shutdown. For people who love the world and need to see it,