Church Sign Epic Fails, “Old Testament Sex” Edition (1 of 2)

There's this one position called the "Heber," where your partner drives a tent stake through your head at the end. Not pretty.

I’m so full-up on church signs that I’m offering a double dose for Easter. Enjoy this, the first of two installments. [Read more...]

Christian Marketing, Rob Bell & Emergent Bible Skills(?!) (#HBCultureCast)

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This week’s guest is Dave Palmer, a marketing expert at Dunk Tank Marketing, to talk about The Great American Bible Challenge (which is entering its second season on the Game Show Network), and why progressives are reluctant to appear on a show requiring Bible knowledge. He also discusses the challenge of marketing to Christians overall. In [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails “Bunny Love” Edition

It's my fault, guys. I totally forgot to pour nard all over his feet before he rode that guinea pig into town. (Theology nerd humor alert!).

Folks ask me how I find so many of these signs. Turns out if you leave them alone, they just multiply on their own. I’m drowning in the things!!!   [Read more...]

Heretic’s Guide to the Bible: A Video Introduction


Somewhere around the end of March or early April, 2013, I’m launching a new blog project in partnership with Patheos. If you’ve never read through the Bible but always wanted to (if it wasn’t so tedious, confusing and boring), or if you’re a pastor who needs a fresh, new take on the scripture in plain [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Big Bone” Edition

They have to change the sign in the winter. yaknow, on account of shrinkage and all.

This week, we’re celebrating the time-honored tradition of accidental (we hope) innuendo. Kinda like the time in high school when I said “boobs” instead of “hypotenuse” during trig class. So embarrassing. VIDEO Church Sign Epic Fails “Papal Happy Hour” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Show Me the Money” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Apocalypse Now” [Read More...]

Tattoos for Jesus/Christian’s Larry David Meltdown


Jordan and Christian are finally back together after weeks of travel, and they catch us up on their adventures, including why Christian nearly lost hist sanity trying to park his car in Mexico. They talk with Chris Baker of Ink 180 Tattoos about his tattoo ministry with former gang members and sex workers. His story is inspiring and is [Read More...]

VIDEO Church Sign Epic Fails “Papal Happy Hour” Edition

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What better way to welcome a new Pope to the Vatican than to dedicate an episode of Church Sign Epic Fails to him, right? Wait, what do you mean Francis isn’t on YouTube… Church Sign Epic Fails, “Show Me the Money” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Apocalypse Now” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Mormons Rock” [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “New Pope” Special Edition

It's happy hour not just because they use real wine; you also get two-for-one indulgences on all sins too! Venial sins only, please.

As a way to welcome, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Of Buenos Aires (also now known as Pope Francis) as the new pope, I figured I’d offer a mid-week all-Catholic themed church sign sampler. Don’t forget to wash your hands! [Read more...]