Refreshingly Honest Church Sign in Southern Illinois Town Makes CNN

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Clay City, Illinois (pop. 1,000), located about two hours due east of St. Louis, is home to Clay City Christian Church.

The church's sign has been the setting for a number of frank sayings far from the scripture quotations that passersby are accustomed to seeing outside other houses of worship. Take for example the one below, which made the front page of CNN.com this morning, written by the church's pastor Darrel Brandon.

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