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Faith-based tattoo: as a result of one, did you ever talk with someone? (Poll included)

Discussion in 'Fellowship Forum' started by farouk, Jul 28, 2020.

Faith-based tattoo: as a result of one, did you ever talk with someone?

Poll closed Nov 5, 2020.
  1. Yes, it has happened at least once

    10.0%
  2. Yes, it has happened more than once

    26.7%
  3. No, but it sounds like a good idea to start conversations

    20.0%
  4. No (including various permutations of emphasis...)

    40.0%
  5. Other/rather not say

    6.7%
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  1. farouk

    farouk Well-Known Member

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    @Lambano We were just talking, above, about tattoos as conversation-starters.

    They definitely do work as such, don't they?
     
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    Tattoos by Fort Myers  Tattoo Artist Brian Stabile Instagram @ftmyerstattoo.jpg
     
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    Johann Well-Known Member

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    Imagine the world looks like this
    J.
     
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    farouk Well-Known Member

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    @Johann Kind of extreme example, right? :)
     
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    47 People Who Embraced Their Inner Freak.jpg

    You keep on saying the same thing over and over again, why not include nose rings and ear rings and every other 'ring' and use that as an 'effective' witnessing tool?
    This is what the world looks like and we have no part in this world.
    J.
     
  8. farouk

    farouk Well-Known Member

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    I do think this picture is an extreme example, @Johann ......
     
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    You are really trying to justify and compromise on the scriptures @farouk, calling things that are wrong right, and things that are right, wrong.
    Old school style, calling a spade a spade.
    J.
     
  10. farouk

    farouk Well-Known Member

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    @Johann What do you make of a conversation that arises out of a John 3.16 tattoo?

    ( cc @Lambano )
     
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    As I watched the ABC news tonight, there was a concerned expressed that Tattoo Parlours were being kicked out of their rented premises because the cost of insurance for a building that had a Tattoo Parlour had increased many fold because of the link of Tattoo Parlours with organised crime, particularly with motorbike gangs.

    I smiled at this report because it will mean that getting a tattoo is slowly becoming more difficult to get because of the number of Tattoo Parlours closing their doors because they are having difficulty meeting the increased costs of renting a premise for their business.
     
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    To say the least, it was a challenge. She had a home, but was definitely a local street kid, not much more than a 7th grade education. Reading, Math, History, Geography, very limited, same as Scriptural knowledge, very limited. Her talents, were; Very Pretty, used to connive and a Tough Physical Fighter, used for her Defense. And that was HOW she lived and survived. Opening her to other options first as a person, then introduction to the Lord....IN a prison, definitely required a delicate balance.

    I know she had some of the for example “skull tats”, re-done with flowers. Can’t say about new religious leaning tats.
     
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    @Taken May she be blessed to remember and take heed to the Scriptures she heard and the kindness and guidance she received.

    Yes, and while skull tattoos are quite popular (and some ppl think them a little severe, right?), when they are done with a flower element added they can actually seem quite feminine, right? can't they...., which is why they are sometimes thought to be quite nice to have done, I guess.
     
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    She went to a professional and covered to not have a skull seen.
     
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    @Taken Oh I see; she changed her mind about the skull design then.

    Yes, a good tattoo artist can work wonders so that the original design is completely covered with something else...

    You can see also how so many ppl rely on the tattoo artist profession...

    (Maybe it's a pity that more Christians don't work as tattoo artists...?)
     
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    @GodsGrace So...did you see your friends again at all recently?
     
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    @Mantis

    Often women have something low key and tasteful done, right?

    This is kind of understated and wholesome, and it's faith based also:

    [​IMG]tattoo hyphen awe dot blogspot dot com
     
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    Yes she had the original tat redesigned.
     
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    @Mink57 Well, when you move from Vegas in due course, maybe you'll miss being able to go look at the portfolios...?
     
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    @Taken Yes, well this is often the best option, right?

    Like, a Christian woman with a tattoo of the name of an ex-bf (e.g., "BILL") might chose to get a new tattoo superimposed, such as "BIBLE" instead of "BILL". (A really good artist can often work wonders with an unsuitable earlier tattoo design.)
     
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