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Holy Water, Batman, That's Some Fountain!

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New Campus Fountain Animation from First Dallas on Vimeo.

A couple of weeks back, First Baptist Dallas 'sploded some of downtown to make way for its $115-million campus makeover. Yesterday, Robert Jeffress debuted a more detailed look at one of the centerpieces of the redo -- the towering fountain that's part of the new plaza to be built on N. St. Paul. Said Jeffers during Sunday services: "It has been our goal in building this new campus that it would, architecturally, point people to Christ." There's also a construction webcam -- those things are all the rage.

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