"Touchdown Jesus" is the endearing name many locals have given to this enormous (62 ft. high) sculpture of Jesus. Also known as the "Drowning Jesus" because of the reflecting / baptismal pool in front of him. This was finished last fall and has become somewhat of a local tourist attraction. Here is a website with some info on it:
More Info @ "Roadside America"
Many people around think it's tacky, others think it could be inspiring. It faces Interstate 75 and is very visable both day and night. I will go back another time to catch some daytime shots. The building you see behind it is a 3000 member church - a regular size building - so that should give you some idea of the scale.
I had the added "bonus" of a cool orange moon that rose just over Jesus' shoulder as I was taking shots. The extras: