Making Jesus Famous


You could probably write a blog focused entirely on church signs and never run out of content. This church marquee on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope caught my attention because it seemed a particularly American desire to even want to make Jesus “famous.” In Britain, churches concentrate on boasting of Jesus’ amazing powers of healing and redemption. Here, it’s more like the Hollywood effect, with the marquee giving the church’s claim a movie-theater like feel. Isn’t Jesus famous enough already?


October 6, 2007. Tags: . Divine Signs.

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  1. Jesus! « Signs of Life replied:

    […] under my breath each time I walk past. Since most churches in New York seem obsessed with hyperbolic signs, you have to wonder what compelled this congregation to go with something so simple. Did they feel […]

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