Two articles in the December 14th USA Today titled "Faith's purchasing power" and "Christian groups spar over video game" will contribute to mainstream America's understanding of followers of Jesus Christ. Here, from the sidebar to "Faith's purchasing power," is USA Today's description of one of the products we Christians crave:
Prayer Circle Friends $19.99: A Christian spin on the Build-A-Bear toy idea. Kids create a stuffed lamb, bear or dog and add a prayer audio chip ($7.99) they record themselves. Along with a prayer journal, "it's a great tool for parents who want to teach their children how to pray and why they should pray every day," says Cliff Bartow [president of Grand Rapids-based (and Zondervan nee Harper-Collins nee NewsCorp nee Rupert Murdoch-owned) Family Christian Stores].