Tattooed Jesus billboards have Texas buzzing

Posted on: 2:58 pm, October 11, 2013, by

LUBBOCK, TX – Billboards showing Jesus covered in tattoos have popped up all around Lubbock, Texas. There’s 59 of them, to be exact. Although they may be somewhat shocking to some, the group behind them says it’s part of a campaign to bring the message of Jesus’ love to everyone.

The idea came about as a unique way to reach people that aren’t involved in church, and Jay says the controversial image is natural.

“There is controversy when our Lord and Savior was on this Earth, and one of the things He said and the things He did, and I know some people see this as a little bit of a controversy. What’s really cool about it is that it’s really a love story. As you get involved in it and you look at the video, I believe it draws you into that story.” said Jesus Tattoo Volunteer Jay Corner.

Jay hopes this is only the beginning.

Source – CNN

5 comments

  • Pablo Garcia says:

    The Bible says dont tattoo your body now what the freak does Jesus look like with on those tattoos on him this makes now seance i think they should have came up with a different way to show that Jesus loves everyone

  • Darrell B says:

    Have you been to the site? The basic message is that Jesus loves outcasts no matter how messed up you have become. Which is true.

  • Amanda Delcour says:

    I think it is wonderful!!! And if we are made in the image of Jesus who says people with Tats are not on fire for Jesus:) We are all sinners and all have different issues! The billboard is getting attention and letting people hear what Jesus has done for us:)

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