Friday, February 6, 2009

Christian Groups Speak Out In The UK

From the Washington Post, on February 6, 2009:
Christian Groups Answer Atheists' Ad Campaign on U.K. Buses

LONDON, Feb. 5 -- Three Christian groups in Britain are putting ads on city buses proclaiming that there is a God, a reaction to a high-profile atheist campaign here that has spread around the globe.

From the United States and Canada to Italy, Spain and Australia, nonbelievers have been placing anti-religious ads on buses -- usually seen promoting toothpaste, cellphones and other products -- and stirring up national debates about God.

Thousands of people in Britain recently raised $200,000 to place an ad on 800 London buses that reads: "There is probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life."

Now, just as that campaign has ended, the Christian Party is putting up its response: "There definitely is a God." The Russian Orthodox Church's bus ad reads: "There is a God. BELIEVE. Don't worry and enjoy your life." And in the next few days, the Trinitarian Bible Society will be posting a line from Psalm 53:1: "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God."


David Long, a spokesman for the Trinitarian Bible Society, which publishes Bibles, said the atheist ads got "people talking about God." That "probably was not their intention," he said, "but we felt that it was amusing."...
More at the above link.

Our Sovereign Lord can turn all things to good and to His Own glory!

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