What’s the Message?
Every week for three years I’ve passed this church on my way to and from ESL classes. For most of those Sundays, I’ve been struck by the display out front. It looks a lot like a replica of Calvary, only instead of crosses for the thieves, there are benches. What is the message?
Is the message an invitation, a form of hospitality? “Come, sit at the foot of the cross with us?”
Or is it a message of theology? “Cross? What cross? You don’t need a cross. Come and sit awhile. Relax. Enjoy.”
With signs of the prosperity gospel everywhere around us, you just have to wonder.
Or maybe I just have too much time to think on my commute.