now that's my kind of church

photo by keylime

When you think of an Easter service, you probably don’t picture 30 parishioners gathered around, looking on as a guy named Iggy presses a tattoo gun into a fellow parishioner’s forearm. But if you’re a member of the CrossLink Watershed Church that gathers for worship in the Drexel Theater on Grandview Avenue, you’re counting on it this Sunday.

Nathan Feathers, the young pastor of this new alternachurch, wanted to add a jolt of adrenaline to his Easter service, something edgier than the church’s resident rock band.

Then it hit him: What says Christ and the resurrection more than a big black tattoo of a cross?

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Brett Maxwell said...

Very cool. Back in January I got my first tattoo and we incorporated it into the sermon. We wanted to have it done on stage during the sermon, but we figured the gun would be really loud, so we made a short video of the process instead. My post about it: http://www.brettmaxwell.com/2007/01/yes-it-hurt.html

Linda said...

i man, help a missionary out y gving her something to read for goodness sakes!

that's all!
love, linda