“‘If you want to connect with young teenage boys and drag them into church, free alcohol and pornographic movies would do it,’ James Tonkowich, president of the non-profit Institute on Religion and Democracy, told the New York Times. ‘My own take is you can do better than that.’
“Daniel Heimbach, a professor of Christian ethics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, agreed. ‘To justify whatever killing is involved by saying that it’s just pixels involved is an illusion,’ he told the paper.
“Hundreds of churches, however, are using the game and finding it a highly effective tool.”