Reverend Nick Davies showed off his impressive barbeque party trick as part of the celebration of Pentecost.
He wanted to represent how Jesus's disciples experienced the Holy Spirit descending upon them by using 'tongues of flame'. His spectacular sermon gave his congregation something to be amazed about in light of the Pentecost celebrations.
There were around 150 people at St Philip and St James' Church that morning and luckily there were no injuries and nothing else in the church caught fire.
However, the Reverend noticed that some members of his congregation would have actually been delighted if some of the pews caught on fire - giving them an opportunity to get some newer seating, but he held back from setting them ablaze.
Davies knew that he had wowed his congregation with his trick, saying: "I don't get many ooh's and aah's and gasps during my sermon but I did this morning."
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