Tattoos for Jesus? Group Raises Funds for “Church Plant” by Tattooing Members, Sampling Booze

Editor’s Note: We just received word that Dr. James White has accused Michael Marcavage, who wrote the story, of “yellow journalism.”  Dr. White has a completely different perspective on Apologia Studios which he shares here.

Christian News Network has the story:

A group in Arizona that identifies itself as being under the banner of Reformed Christianity recently raised funds for a church plant in Hawaii by offering tattoos and hosting a Bible conference featuring a beer flight.

Apologia Studios, led by Marcus Pittman, which is a part of Apologia Church, led by Jeff Durbin, is behind the fundraising effort to plant a new church in Kauai.

Pittman posted a provocative live video of the tattoo fundraiser to social media on Wednesday, which he gave the questioning title “Apologia Studios Tattoo Parlor?!” In the footage, a supporter named Thad has the logo for Pirate Christian Radio tattooed on his arm while in the ministry’s studio. Thad blows out a cloud of vape after inhaling from a vaporizer as he waits.

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