Jesus Needs New PR

Jesus Needs New PR

A new holy bandage for your boo boos…

Blog reader, Omar, sent this Tennessean article to me.

It was Riley West’s fourth and final shot of insulin of the day. Riley’s grandfather sat beside the 5-year-old and gave her the shot, and he reached for the box of bandages.


“It just dawned on me, we pray for healing at home and we pray for healing at church,” Tim West said. “Why are we putting Scooby-Doo on something so serious?”


Seriously, SCOOBY-DOO?!  That’s just a codename for Satan’s canine. Who wants to put a picture of one of Satan’s pets on their grandchild’s boo boos.

West decided consumers needed bandages with healing Bible verses written on them.

That night, West and his wife discussed ideas, drew sketches and came up with the name Band Angels.

How much research did West really do? I mean, it would have only taken a short Google search to discover that THESE JESUS® BANDAGES already existed.

But it’s this part of the feature that makes me laugh…


He couldn’t find a U.S. manufacturer to make the bandages, so he turned to factories in South Korea and China.

SUBTEXT: It was cheaper to create the bandages overseas.

The bandages are emblazoned with one of three verses: “For I am the Lord who heals you”…

“Jesus laid His hands on every one of them and healed them”…

And “For I will restore health to you and heal you of your wounds.”

Do these bandages heal the needle prick AND the diabetes? Or just the needle prick? I know, I know… I’m being a bit of a prick myself. But I have a point. To a 5-year-old who has seen Scooby-doo help “heal” her boo boos from needles, will she have any expectation that grandpa’s Jesus bandages will heal her from diabetes?


I think there’s a mixed message here. Scooby-Doo only promises a grin or smile after the prick of a needle.

The words of Christ promise much more…

Oh, and Mr. West, am I able to get the angels in Asian?

A new holy bandage for your boo boos… is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR


Comments Post the First Comment »
post a comment

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

Mancini quer levar dupla do Manchester City
Roberto Mancini quer se reunir novamente com a dupla do Manchester City, Yaya Toure e Pablo Zabaleta na Inter de Milão.O ex-treinador do City quer atrair ambos os jogadores para a Inter de Milão na próxima temporada como ele tenta tornar os ...

posted 1:29:00am Feb. 12, 2016 | read full post »

Nova era no United?
 Mourinho vai ter mais de R$ 1 bilhão para gastar na janela de transferência  Os rumores e especulações sobre a ida de José Mourinho para o Manchester United ganham cada vez mais força na imprensa britânica.O jornal 'The Sun' ...

posted 6:10:00am Feb. 11, 2016 | read full post »

Real quer Morata de volta
O Real Madrid vai acionar a cláusula de recompra no valor de 32 milhões de euros de Álvaro Morata junto a Juventus, que em junho de 2014 pagou 20 milhões de euros pelo atacante formado nas categorias de base do clube merengue, de acordo com ...

posted 5:46:00am Feb. 05, 2016 | read full post »

Jiangsu Suning confirma Alex Teixeira por 218 milhões
O Jiangsu Suning anunciou nesta sexta-feira a contratação do meia-atacante brasileiro Alex Teixeira por 50 milhões de euros (cerca de R$ 218 milhões), o valor mais alto de sempre pago por um clube da China.Alex Teixeira chega à equipe de ...

posted 5:32:00am Feb. 05, 2016 | read full post »

Falcao pode parar na China; Liverpool quase levou Icardi
O Chelsea ainda tenta negociar o atacante Radamel Falcao nessa temporada - apesar da janela ter fechado ontem.O jornal 'Telegraph' revela que o atacante colombiano esteve na Espanha , ontem, em uma tentativa de se reunir com o ex-clube, ...

posted 5:32:00pm Feb. 03, 2016 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.