The name “Jesus” is so powerful that it makes the enemy tremble at its very utterance, but now His name has come under attack, and not from a usual opponent.You don’t have to look hard to see that Christ is quickly being pushed out of our society today, and even churches now are being told ‘how’ to spread the Gospel.
The First Amendment of the Constitution protects an individual’s right to free speech, but apparently the single word “Jesus” is not included in that protection.In the City of Colorado Springs, a church’s three-year “Jesus Is Lord” advertising campaign has come under scrutiny, and the reason why will leave you fuming. Benches with the word “Jesus” have come into question within the community, because supposedly they are offensive.
“I was very, very upset,” said Charis Christian Center pastor Lawson Perdue, whose church is behind the Jesus campaign. “That’s bigger than my church. That’s bigger than me.” When asked about why his church puts Jesus’ name out there in the public, Perdue’s answer is simple:
“I hope [people] get a positive message about faith, and that Jesus loves them!”