Jesus Statue Ohio Hit By Lightning (Before and After Pictures)

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Jesus Statue Facts Built at the Solid Rock ChurchInsurers says it was destroyed by an act of GodStatue weighed 16,000┬ápounds A giant Jesus statue in Ohio is now a pile of fiberglass, after it was hit by lightning and burned last night, according to Providingnews.com. The 62-foot structure was originally dubbed Touchdown Jesus, and now it's been nicknamed Big Butter Jesus, thanks to what it looks like now. Comedian Heywood Banks gave the Jesus statue its new moniker, and it comes from a...Read Full Story

King of Kings Statue Hit By Lightning [Pictures and Video]

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The King of Kings statue is less a statue, more a pile of melt-y fiber glass today, as the 62-foot structure was hit by lightning last night, according to Providingnews.com. The figure was originally nicknamed Touchdown Jesus, and now it's been dubbed Big Butter Jesus, thanks to it's new form. Comedian Heywood Banks gave the statue its new name, and it comes from a radio song that was popular in Cincinnati. Of course, the nickname stuck. WWJD? The statue was built by the church's founder...Read Full Story

Big Butter Jesus: Touchdown Jesus' New Nickname

By Deena Bustillo on
Big Butter Jesus is the new nickname of the statue of Jesus built by Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio. The giant figure, originally called Touchdown Jesus, was struck by lightning last night, resulting in a huge fire. The 62-feet-tall structure turned into a melted pile of fiber glass in the blaze, according to Providingnews.com. We'll leave all the obvious jokes out, sound good? The structure's new nickname was given by comedian Heywood Banks, after a radio song that was popular in...Read Full Story