In an effort to
brainwash , er, reach teenage girls who might be "embarrased to carry a black leather tome around" Thomas Nelson Bibles gives the bible a Cosmo-style makeover complete with beauty tips and love advice, The Magazine New Testament Revolve has launched:
"How do you tell a friend that's your crush that you're into him without ruining your friendship?"
Revolve answers: "You don't. Sorry. … God made guys to be the leaders. That means that they lead in relationships."
There are also tips on prayer, volunteerism, and calendars with entries, such as "Pray for a person of influence: Today is Michael Jordan's birthday" on Feb. 17. from abc news.
One beauty secret is for "Spiritual Facials."
"The fire of God's love burns out the sin the same way the hot steam routs the dirt out of your pores. This kind of relationship with God will do more to improve your looks than any amount of facials," it reads. "We haven't really done anything to change the message of the Bible," says Whaley. "We've just changed the format so it is in a medium these girls are more familiar with." NY Post
"A lot of times, we've put the word 'teen' on something and thought that would be enough," she said. "Even kids who come from a Christian subculture are very media-savvy." from Bayarea
Don't pout boys, another one is planned in the next year - writer Crumm had to ask: "You mean like we're going to see 'The Bible: The Swimsuit Edition'?"
bonus! there's a Revolve ad video windows media or realplayer under that link.