Countless Americans this week learned about the birth of Christ and were directed to a website about Christianity thanks to full-page newspaper ads by Hobby Lobby
“This ad serves as a reminder of the true meaning of Christmas and celebrates what millions of people around the world and for centuries have considered a turning point in human history – the birth of Jesus Christ,” Hobby Lobby said in a press release.
The ad ran in newspapers across the county and shows a star in the sky above a simple message against a blue background: “It’s a boy.” A Bible verse was printed underneath: “‘Today in the town of David a savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord’ – Luke 2:11 .” The bottom of the ad included information for those who weren’t Christians: “If you would like to know Jesus as Lord and Savior, visit Need Him Ministry at ChatAboutJesus.com. To download a free Bible for your phone, go to Mardel.com/Bible.” The names of Hobby Lobby and its sister store, Mardel, were also listed. “This ad serves as a reminder […]