Urban legends are stories of events that never happened. Christian Urban Legends are stories of events
that never happened but have a Christian theme. They are generally created by a individual or group as a fictional account because
they give concrete support to their religious beliefs or perceived threats. It is important to realize that most people of all faiths reject the validity of these
stories. They probably look upon them with amusement.
"The most outrageous lies that can be invented will find believers if
a person only tells them with all his might." Mark Twain.
"...the Christian community needs to become more vigilant in
not just halting these rumors, but even running truthful accounts back
in the direction from where they emerge." Focus on the Family,
It doesn't matter whether
inaccurate information is intentionally or accidentally put in our paths, we
have the obligation to know that something is accurate before we repeat it. And
it doesn't matter whether the slander is directed at friends or enemies."