Context Contest

Lots of people post pictures and then have a caption contest. But this photo seems to have its own “caption” included. What’s missing is the context. I took the photo of this sign in front of a local church here in Indianapolis. But what does it mean? Rather than try to find out the actual [Read More...]

A Polite Bribe

I was asked to review the forthcoming documentary movie, A Polite Bribe, about the apostle Paul’s “offering” to the Jerusalem church from the Gentile churches he established. Unfortunately, my access to the online preview expired before I could finish watching. But from what I saw, I can say it is worth watching and offers interesting perspectives [Read More...]

Church Trap (Admiral Ackbar Version)

When I shared an image in a post called “Church Trap” recently, I mentioned resisting the temptation to add Admiral Ackbar to the image. It turns out that I’m not as good at resisting temptation as I thought I was, and so here it is: [Read more...]

Joy and Sorrow in a Church Service

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Robotic Church

I was intrigued to see the New York Times article today about something called “Robotic Church.” While one can find lots of examples of human beings going through the motions, this is about an artist bringing together multiple robotic creations of his, capable of making music, together in one place in Brooklyn to “make a [Read More...]

Syria and the Church

Today in my Sunday school class, we started off talking about the separation of church and state, and by the end we were talking about Syria. Syria also came up in the sermon, which was on Psalm 3, the first lament in the Psalter. I found my thoughts turning to Syria in one of my [Read More...]

Surf to Song Number…

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Church Trap

Via Cris Campbell, I learned of the above image from Cory Doctorow. There are lots of things that one might say about it. But certainly all would agree that there are churches and other institutions which lure people in under false pretenses. I would much prefer honesty. Rather than promising answers we cannot give, why [Read More...]

Churchgoers

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Close the Door Behind You!

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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...]


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