Skip to comments.Pastor Opens A Tattoo Parlor In Church
Posted on 02/07/2012 9:03:29 PM PST by OUTKAST
A Michigan pastor has opened a tattoo parlor inside his church. Rev. Steve Bentley says hes doing everything he can to reach out to people who have never felt comfortable at a traditional house of worship.
There's a sign over a church exit as you leave which reads....”You are now entering the mission field”.....and I agree with that.
The church is an assembly of ‘believers’....churches have instead brought in the “hoards” just as they did in medieval times and the church then adapted to them rather than the unbelievers leave their former practices. So no...I'm not supportive of such a move by the church..there are far better ways to reach these people then open a 'business' within the church.
Well, we don’t share the same hours... ;o)
There’s a sign over a church exit as you leave which reads....You are now entering the mission field
That church must have a pretty exclusive membership. At what point is a person from the “mission field” acceptable enough to be invited inside, and who gets to make that judgment? Just wondering.....
You assume too much. My husband has 2 tattoos, he is 76 years old and you don’t want to know what your tats will look like when you are old. His are ugly and they make him look tacky when he wears short sleeves.
Who said I have any, you assume too much. I was merely commenting on your judgmental attitude and point out that your post condescending and ignorant. Thanks for confirming.
I stand here corrected and ignorant! :>)
FWIW, one reason why tattoos were so popular amongst initiation rites into gangs is that some echelons of Satanic worship identify the process of getting a tattoo with a ‘blood letting’. Amongst some pagan circles, there is a belief that a blood letting of a believer, not cognizant of the cause, may be used to loose a demon, thereby granting more power to the gangster bringing the ‘believer’ into the gang.
The person receiving the tattoo doesn’t have to be cognizant of the supernatural event, merely a foolish scapegoat who chants some saying whose meaning is parlayed into opening a door for the occult.
Same applies for an initiation rite, claiming allegiance to some person, in darkness, with a blood letting, and overseen by somebody into the occult who doesn’t have to make it known to the initiate, who then becomes a type of occultic sacrifice.
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