Church. It’s a place of reflection, prayer, and the only public place most of us are encouraged to sing. Recently, I walked into Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral and was handed a program. I flipped past the mass schedule, and was greeted with an ad for “Martini Ranch,” an establishment with a name that immediately brings to mind the words “bad decisions.” As odd as that was, apparently Martini Ranch is on to something with it’s in-church advertisement. At least according to an article published by Reuters yesterday, highlighting the success one Kansas massage parlor had with advertising in God’s house. (Whether or not the massage parlor provides happy endings could not be confirmed-presumptuously, we say no).
Read the Reuters article here.