Friday, November 17, 2006

Been awhile since you've been to Church?

Here's what you've been missing.

This article "Product Placement in the Pews? Microtargeting Meets Megachurches" begins:

Haven't been to church recently? You might have missed something.

Church pastors last year had a chance to win a free trip to London and $1,000 cash -- if they mentioned Disney's film "The Chronicles of Narnia" in their sermons. Chrysler, hoping to target affluent African Americans with its new luxury SUV, is currently sponsoring a Patti LaBelle gospel music tour through African-American megachurches nationwide.

Advertising has begun to seep into churches, and the phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down...
Click here to read on. (You can also listen to the article)

In my opinion this is a sad indictment on the Church today!

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