'Black Friday' Vs. 'Bless Friday': Counterculture Churches Urge Members to Serve Homeless, Give to Charity Instead of Shopping

Shoppers look over items on sale at a Macy's store in New York, November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States.
Photo: Shoppers look over items on sale at a Macy's store in New York, November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States.
"Bless Friday is something that our congregation and staff have embraced. The beauty is in the soul-building that occurs when we focus on others instead of self, and serve...

U.S. Hide

Church & Ministries Hide

Features Hide

Opinion Hide

Wonk Room Hide

Entertainment Hide

World Hide

Tech & Biz Hide

Video View More

The Christian Post