2008 Top Posts Numbers 21 and 22

The 22nd most popular post is a summary post reporting on a debate over baptism and church membership between some of the "big guns" in theology, carried out online. When you realize both John Piper and Wayne Grudem have changed their positions on something, it's certainly worth a listen.The 21st most popular post is a link to the most popular blond joke in the world. Make sure you follow this one and find that joke—you won't be disappointed!! … [Read more...]

27th Most Read Post – Best Blond Joke . . . Ever!

No. 27 on the list of most-read posts on this blog appeared on January 14, 2006, and linked to this hilarious joke. Its popularity was measured by the number of visits to the post in the last half of 2007. The original post is reprinted here in its entirety—just follow the link below to read the joke.If you are like me, then you like jokes. Jokes often take a group of people and poke fun at them for appearing to be stupid. For some reason, jokes about "dumb blonds" seem to be among the funniest j … [Read more...]

Out of the Mouths . . .

We had a lot of fun with our American visitors over the weekend. Some of my kids and I went to London with them on Saturday. We visited St Paul's, the Westminster area, and the Tower of London, which we reached by boat. It was a great day, whose highlight for me was surely the following quotes:Tamasin—"Why did you come all the way from America to look at all these dead people when there are plenty of living ones in our country as well?"Henry—"That statue over there is supposed to … [Read more...]

War Of the Words – Anglo-American Relations Deteriorate

The British and the Americans are at war once again. This time it is a more localized conflict than the War for Independence which, for a nation who has a history of over 1000 years, is really just yesterday. Fortunately the weapons of this latest war are words, although these are, of course, more deadly than nuclear bombs. (Proverbs 18:21)We have American visitors at the moment. My kids are confused. They can't understand why a room that has a toilet and no bed or bath gets called a … [Read more...]

International Federation of Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches Issue Warning – Do Not Jump in Church This Weekend

In an entirely unprecedented move, the body which represents all Pentecostal and Charismatic believers worldwide has issued a warning today. This is in reaction to the announcement by astronomers that a once in a lifetime planetary alignment will occur this Sunday. The alignmentt will induce a feeling of near weightlessness. Due to concerns that believers who dance in church may injure themselves, all believers have been urged to do the following:- "Pretend you are presbyterians for the … [Read more...]

This Just in: Davinci Code is Fiction!

Josh Harris: says ". . . The other day I read a short interview with Tom Hanks about the movie. When asked about the controversy he made a statement emphasizing the fact that it was utter fiction. Of course this is obvious. But it also seems obvious to me that Mr. Hanks would probably never touch a movie based on a fictional story that so misrepresented and essentially slandered any other person or group. Would he star in a film that distorted history and facts to tell the story of Gandhi, … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Challies Takes a Bribe

After extenstive research, I am sorry to have to break an exclusive story about my blogging buddy Tim Challies. Perhaps you have noticed that Tim recently began to list sponsors on his website in a move that he always said he wouldn't do - it was this act that first alerted me to the fact that things were changing over in Challiesland. Recently, I can exclusively reveal, he has become more and more desperate for money following his house-move. I can only assume that it is this that led him to … [Read more...]

The Best Blond Joke in the World Ever!

If you are like me, then you like jokes. Jokes often take a group of people and poke fun at them for appearing to be stupid. For some reason, jokes about "dumb blondes" seem to be among the funniest jokes of all.If you want to find the funniest blond joke the world has ever seen, CLICK HERE! … [Read more...]