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« on: August 19, 2007, 10:54:15 PM »

An unusual story-- a church is advertising a sermon series called "Successful Living in a Self-Absorbed World" by giving away an iPod. Way to preach a double standard.
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2007, 12:33:43 AM »

Reminds me of that revival evangelist in the Church of the Nazarene who gave a girl twenty dollars for coming forth to the altar rail to "get saved". Roll Eyes  I speak as an eyewitness of this.
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2007, 08:19:32 AM »

Ugh.  Seriously, doesn't it worry these churches that they must bribe people to come?  They've changed the invitation of Christ to, "Follow me and I will give you big screen TVs."  There is a church here with a billboard showing a phonograph and an iPod; the billboard says, "Times haved changed.  So has church."  Oh?  Since when?  If your truth isn't relevant in one hundred years, was it ever?
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