Kathy - that's why I continue to do business with those who go out of their way to keep my business. A kind word or a follow-up email does wonders.
I grew up in wisconsin where most places didn't advertise their religion, but here in the south (where I've lived for 15 years), it seems to be quite common. I think they use it as a marketing strategy to get people in the door. To lots of people, christian=honest, fair, trustworthy. How many of these christian business owners really adhere to their faith and aren't in the back room messing with some hotty behind their partner's back? I'd rather do business with someone who was up front and real, not someone who hides behind their religion. Just my two cents worth.