When you picture Jesus Christ, what image comes to mind? A black man in Compton right?

The new comedy series “Black Jesus” on Adult Swim gives viewers a taste of what life would be like if the Lord was just as described, spreading his love and compassion throughout the inner city..

The show comes to the cable network from award-winning writer/producer, Aaron McGruder (“The Boondocks”) and stars newcomer Gerald “Slink” Johnson as the big guy himself.

Check out the hilarious trailer above and catch “Black Jesus” when it premieres Thursday, August 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim.

Posted by:Sarah Huggins