That’s taller than the Statue of Liberty.
Some asked why the church made it so big. [Pastor John] Morgan said the bigger the better.
“The purpose is for people to know how special they are to God,” he said. “We want them to look at it and remember that God loves them.
I’m sure the homeless people in Houston appreciate the reminder.
You can see video of the cross here.
But you know what’s better than one giant cross?
That’s right. Another giant cross. Only a few miles away.
Just a few miles down the road, Grace Community Church plans to soon put up its own 150-foot cross along Interstate 45.
It said it is ready for the same criticism.
“With all these billboards and adult entertainment places out here, we at Grace Community decided a cross would be perfect for Houstonians,” Pastor Garrett Booth said.
Can we all pitch in and get a 200-foot tall image of the Flying Spaghetti Monster erected somewhere in Houston?