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An Alabama church has a racy new message it's asking its residents to quote.
Strip for me the rock church -- Birmingham Alabama posted this controversial -- strategically next to among other places a strip joint.
With the hope of pushing patrons closer to god and further away from -- the strip joint.
Right now as a pastor of the rock church Mike McClure junior pastor -- -- Good morning Houston -- -- so that the billboards strip for me that's that get raised a lot of eyebrows that you you say that's from scripture right.
That's right he -- twelve and one out of the NL -- Burgess say as.
Since we asked around about such a huge crowd a witness some -- on the fate of life.
-- this strip mall every wait and see and that slows us down so what I'm trying to get them understanding -- may be your life is moving slow.
Because there's some things you need to strip off.
OK -- you put this up you bought ten billboards throughout the Birmingham area.
Two of them are right next to the strip joint strip -- not happy about this Sunday pastor.
No they're not they're not happy but I believe we're in the season now miles city.
Has been playing -- murders at an all time -- first 48 the series that airs nationally.
That highlights negative murders and our city so I think it it was -- us to take the fight to the enemy and get the message of Jesus out.
And and what do you think -- messages when when people are driving toward this trip -- ignored through Birmingham and they see that stripped from me thing what do you want them to think.
Number one I wanna get their attention I'm I'm not gonna play with it.
-- Jesus even told his disciples when he failed to 5000.
-- -- less feed him first now that this comics have field they can hear me.
So we were trying to grab their attention -- strategically placed it.
-- strip club because I'm trying to get the attention of black African American -- -- in my city.
-- so (%expletive) get Amanda go home -- and raise his child.
That -- -- -- -- community that community had changed the city that city attorneys to stay in that state would change the world but -- starts with a good man in the house.
Aside from their reaction from the strip joint and they're not happy about what's the reaction been that is.
We had -- -- of citizens and pass -- -- finally -- church has stepped up man finally.
A church is doing something they get people's attention and notice the my name is nowhere around the -- more.
How -- the -- was crystal clear he -- if I'll be lifted up.
The and I'll draw all -- and to me I'm not trying to be the draw I just wanna be a good lifted.
Where to get this idea.
It hit me like that -- -- brits believe it -- not I have a 33 year old son -- Mason who every night before it goes the biggest risk.
They'll announce some -- I said this boy loves taking his clothes off any hit me like a ton of bricks.
And I went to the bobbled begin to pray and when I saw it.
I -- a male what better way to get the attention of the city in the hit him some Baghdad an amount look at.
Bad and I understand that -- he could be working because Monday night supposedly a very busy night at the strip joint and what the parking lot was empty.
From what I hear man a parking lot has been empty and I'm not naive enough to believe one Bil -- when he -- 2000 years of foolishness.
But -- start somewhere man you know I believe back -- That if we can get the conversation going not entire city.
Who would've thought three days ago and had a little boy from Birmingham would be talking to wanted to greatest anchors -- Fox News within about Jesus -- so I'm excited.
And if we could just -- -- the news that G that the men and that's that's all I mean.
Listen pastor you can come back any time we love.
I I -- McClure junior.
I think -- much forgiveness and telling us about your billboards down there in the great city of Birmingham thank you thank thank you so much and we're praying for you are and we're praying for you all right.
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