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Earlier this month, a church in suburban St. Louis put a surprising (perhaps) endorsement of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" on its outdoor marquee. Our sister music blog up there, A To Z, suggested five possible other signs the Maplewood United Church of Christ could spin out of Gaga's latest single, "Edge of Glory."
Rocks Off, meanwhile, hit the Internet to see how many other houses of worship have bent the eighth commandment and... well... borrowed from pop music to lure in potential worshipers. To the best of our knowledge, these are all real and not generated by one of those instant-Photoshoppers such as says-it.com. Even if they are, though, they're still pretty funny.
SNOOP DOGG (REVISITED)
BILLY JOE SHAVER
Note: Shaver's actual lyric is "If you don't love Jesus, go to hell," but close enough.
RAPPERS IN GENERAL
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