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Baptist church tells local businesses: Be Christmas-friendly or else!

By SAM HODGES / The Dallas Morning News
12:04 PM CST on Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Celebrate Christmas or else, says the Rev. Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas.

Jeffress today announced the launch of, a First Baptist Dallas website where people can post the names of businesses that use generic holiday language or nothing at all, rather than acknowledging Christmas through store displays, advertising or community relations.

“Too many businesses have bowed down to political correctness,” Jeffress said. “I thought this would be a fun way to call out businesses that are refusing to celebrate Christmas.”

The website features a “naughty” list but also a “nice” list for recognition of businesses that do acknowledge Christmas.

Jeffress said First Baptist does not plan to monitor the list to prot


Added: Dec-7-2010 Occurred On: Dec-7-2010
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