Catchy slogans for outdoor church signs include phrases such as "Make a right turn. It’ll be the right turn" or "When it rains the Son still shines." Inspirational messages for church signs often include messages from Bible passages or references to psalms, such as "There’s peace and calm in the 23rd Psalm." Outdoor church signs are intended to offer words of wisdom or inspiration for travelers passing by or members of the church community.
Churches can post seasonal messages such as "Fall leaves are beautiful, but God's blessings are breathtaking," "Be a Glow-in-the-Dark Christian" or "Autumn leaves; Jesus doesn’t." Outdoor church signs can also add a spiritual touch to current issues affecting society, through messages such as "Prayer is a weapon that should not be concealed" or "In the end, God will separate church and state."
Encouraging messages for people who are struggling emotionally or spiritually include "It takes a long time to earn trust but little time to lose it" and "Store the Bible in your heart, not on a shelf." Some churches choose to add catchy phrases with a humorous touch, such as "When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them" and "Looking for faults? Use a mirror not a telescope."