Churches lighten up with signs
Posted: December 28, 2013 at 4:49 a.m.
ST. LOUIS — Pastor Mike Butzberger insists he only had holiday spirit in mind when his Florida church’s marquee read: “Christmas — Easier to spell than Hanukkah.” But after a passer-by told him she found the message offensive and a local television station inquired about it, the Lighthouse Baptist Church preacher hustled to blunt any uproar by begrudgingly changing the sign to: “Jesus Loves You.”
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Religion, Pages 14 on 12/28/2013