Daily Archives: April 20, 2018

Best of JCM: I HATE Cutesy Christian Slogans

I used to get on atheists for trying to make their cases with bumper stickers. Christians, we must be held accountable for that, too. I can’t stand platitudes like “Heaven gained another angel” when someone dies.

Not that long ago, I was driving by a local church and the marquee, appallingly, told passers-by to pray for whatever they wanted, and God would provide it for them. It said this in a cutsey, easy-to-remember slogan. Ironically, I can’t remember the slogan. I had meant not only to blog about it, but to send the pastor a protest letter explaining why that was a bad slogan, and why such propaganda may draw people in for the short term but is very damaging for the long term. Read the rest of this entry