Pastor putting Christmas signs in yards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee pastor says he is using yards signs as a way of reminding people to keep Christ in Christmas.

Pastor Jimmy Terry of Tabernacle Baptist Church told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1IqIA5P) that he wants to put 10,000 signs up on private properties in Montgomery, Cheatham, Houston, Stewart and Dickson counties in Tennessee and in the cities of Oak Grove, Guthrie and Hopkinsville in Kentucky.

Terry says the holiday is becoming more and more about materialism. The signs he began distributing on Dec. 1 say the true meaning of Christmas is about celebrating the birth of Jesus.

Terry says donations paid for the cost of printing the signs, which are free to the public, though contributions are being accepted.

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Information from: The Leaf-Chronicle, http://www.theleafchronicle.com

 

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