“Dipping into alternative funding: Pastors Ray and Simone Bellevue say corporate sponsorship has done “nothing but good” for their church, formerly Tustin Assembly of God. His church has sold much of the “visual space” in their facility to advertisers, including the bathroom stalls to Burger King, the rim of the collection plates to Hewlett-Packard and the backs of pews to JollyTime popcorn. “We were facing real cutbacks for our youth programs, and these companies were more than happy to step in and bridge the gap, financially speaking.”
Is this real? “Hmmm…I was about to let my jaw drop till I realized it was satire off Lark News! If you have a sense of humor you should check out their site – I love the pew and parking reservations link.
I can’t tell you how much better I feel knowing this isn’t real. Thank you, Lord.