Rooftop Religion November 8, 2009

Rooftop Religion

Reader Matt sent over a couple pictures of neighboring houses in Peterborough, Ontario.

The first one wouldn’t be all that uncommon in parts of the Bible Belt, I would think:

The second one is a little more unique and amusing 🙂

I don’t know if they collaborated on that or if they’re passive-aggressively feuding with each other. But I fully approve of rooftop displays of faith.

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  • Seppo

    Well, at least Elvis really WAS alive at some point…

  • Made me giggle 😀

    And if Jesus is alive right now somewhere…is he some measurable distance away? Or in another dimension, another dimension, another dimension? Maybe he’s a Beastie Boys fan.

  • Valdyr

    Jesus is legally dead, I think he’d need to get a court ruling in order to have his credit cards reactivated.

  • Jay

    So if Jesus is alive then I guess he didn’t sacrifice anything for anyone.

  • The king is dead. Long live Michael Jackson.

  • Brandon

    Michael Jackson is more alive than Jesus. At least I can see him in a movie.

  • Richard P

    Well, at least Elvis really WAS alive

    And rose again too. I saw him working at a mac’s store just outside of Kelowna a few years back.
    I really really did, you could even ask my kids they were there.

  • John Alvord

    I think it’s just a spelling problem. They meant to say, “Jesus is a lie.”

  • Fastthumbs

    Jesus is most certianly alive… or at least he was a couple of years ago when he served lunch behind the cafeteria counter. Nice guy, although the Spanish accent was a bit thick.

  • BathTub

    Hemant, did you hear about the Hindu guy over here in NZ who tried something a bit similar?

  • BathTub, it is past time that the swastika was taken back from the Nazis. They may have used the symbol but it doesn’t belong to them…not that it belongs to Ganesha either.

  • Jeigh

    Reminds me of a rooftop here that had something like “Jesus Is Lord” – only the middle ‘S’ was missing. I SOOO badly wanted to get on the roof and somehow change the ‘J’ into a ‘Z’ so the roof would then say:


  • littlejohn

    Yes, Jesus is alive. And living in my basement.

  • Zak

    I used to drive past those houses growing up and the signs haven’t changed. It must have been more than 10 years ago so I imagine the neighbours have gotten used to each other by now.

  • Alexis

    Look Igor, it’s alive, alive!

  • muggle

    Heh, too funny. It’s nice to get a chuckle out of two separate but equally usually annoying thing.

  • Joffan

    I’d be willing to go along with Jesus being as alive as Elvis. They’re both flourishing in the meme-osphere.

  • Doubting Thomas

    I guess I don’t really understand why someone thinks they need to paint such a message up on the top of the roof. I mean, who are they trying to convince, low-flying aircraft pilots? Or do they think that when Jesus comes back from heaven in the sky he’ll see who’s devoted to him by what’s painted on their roof?