Says Prairie Village church sign: ‘Thou shalt not steal, unless you are Billy Butler’

This is the thing about Royals’ designated hitter Billy Butler: Outside of hitting baseballs, his most well-known talent is crushing gargantuan portions of barbeque. Which is to say: The man is not fleet of foot.

So when Butler stole a base in Sunday’s ALCS-clinching victory over the Angels, it elicited more than a few belly laughs from couches across Kansas City. Now, the creative copywriter in charge of Asbury United Methodist’s sign along 75th Street has used the occasion for a little fun:


(I just checked our copy of the Bible, and that line reads a little different in the translation we’ve got. I’m guessing they’re referencing the King Ned version?)