(AP) CORONA, Calif. Two Corona pastors who minister to the adult film industry have hit a roadblock in their crusade. Their publishing company is refusing to print bibles with the brand “Jesus Loves Porn Stars” emblazoned on the cover.
Pastors Mike Foster and Craig Gross are the founders of the anti-porn Internet ministry XXXchurch.com. They hand out copies of the New Testament at adult film conventions.
They thought putting an edgy cover on the bibles could get them attention and increase their distribution.
So they paid the American Bible Society (ABS) to print 10,000 copies of the Scriptures. But the publisher backed down after hearing about the cover concept.
The ABS says while it appreciates the pastors’ mission, the words “Jesus Loves Porn Stars” are ï¿½misleading and inappropriate for a New Testament.”
We appreciate your support
One way in which you can support us — at no additional cost to you — is by shopping at Amazon.com.
Our website includes affiliate links, which means we get a small commission — at no additional cost to you — for each qualifying purpose. For instance, as an Amazon Associate Religion News Blog earns from qualifying purchases. That is one reason why we can provide this service free of charge.