Literally Asking Jesus Into Your Heart

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Moses’ First Try

Yesterday’s Speed Bump gets at the fallibility of religious leaders, even famous ones. It reminds me of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas, which depicts Jesus as a child, filled with incredible power, but also human and thus immature and prone to use his powers capriciously. Whatever one thinks of its contents, it reflects an awareness [Read More...]

Churchgoers

From Cartoon Church   [Read more...]

Close the Door Behind You!

From Cartoon Church   [Read more...]

Exit Row

From Cartoon Church. My church doesn't have a first class option, but at least it also doesn't have cramped exit row seating either…   [Read more...]

Why Hymnbooks are Better

From Cartoon Church   [Read more...]

Easy Mistake to Make

Via Sarah Pulliam Bailey on Facebook   [Read more...]

I Heal Lepers

If the leopard gives a good response, the way the Syro-Phoenician woman did, it might still have a chance… [Read more...]

Bible Bunker

This is yet another provocative cartoon by David Hayward. What is your impression of it? Sabio Lantz suggests taking it even further, that liberal Christians use Christian identity in the same way. I'm not persuaded, but see what he wrote and then let me know what you think. But I can imagine fundamentalists saying that [Read More...]

Solomon’s Speed Date Night

Solomon illustrates “Biblical marriage” at its most extreme: patriarchal marriage aimed more at creating alliances between families than at love or relationship in the modern sense. Of course, this doesn't mean that he might not have written the occasional erotic limerick for one or more of them.   [Read more...]

First Day of Classes

Today was the first day that the two traditional-format classes that I am teaching this semester met. Last night I had a dream that I was in front of a class on the first day. It was my class on the Bible, which I am not teaching this semester. It had almost slipped my mind [Read More...]


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