Makeover idea gains some fans
An earlier posting about a series of extreme Hollywood makeover figurines depicting a “Christ-like” figure doing everyday tasks captured the attention of several people.
The day the posting ran on Page 2 along with a picture of one of the figurines of the “Christ-like” figure wearing jeans and riding a motorcycle, I got a phone call from an irate older woman who said she thought the whole idea was terrible. She said The Oklahoman should never have published the information about Eric Dyson’s We Are Fishermen figurine collection.
Some others who read the posting thought the figurines were OK.
“I remember years ago when a church I attended got student ministers from Phillip’s Seminary in Enid,” Oklahoma City resident Floyd Ingle said in an e-mail.
“One day a fellow rode his motorcycle to the church and came in wearing his leather jacket. We wondered if he was a Hell’s Angel member and were really judging him to each other. He took off the jacket which covered his suit and preached an excellent sermon.
“It reminds me of Paul writing to the Church at Corinth, 1 Corin. 9:20, “And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews…”
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