80s Rock Music for Worship

I had toyed with some reworked versions of 80s songs for use in church before – “Hosanna” to the tune of Rosanna by Toto, and “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)” to the tune of Open Arms by Journey. My pastor left a comment on my wall on Facebook, suggesting that we do a whole service, [Read More...]

A Baptist Timeline

Via Stuff Fundies Like. Baptists get picked on a lot in this regard, and not entirely undeservedly. Yet there is a sense in which all of religious history, and all of human history, is similar – people trying to improve on what came before, and sometimes succeeding, but more often than not, producing something just [Read More...]

The Product Placement Bible

A friend drew the Product Placement Bible to my attention. It is an attempt to show what the insertion of advertising looks like when taken too far, by doing so in the Bible. Below are a few that I thought actually kind of worked well. Click through to see more. Yes, I did decide to [Read More...]

Father Forgive Our Musicians

I laughed out loud when I saw the picture above, to which someone on Facebook had added a comment that this church clearly doesn’t think very highly of its worship musicians! [Read more...]

The Missing Envelope from Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

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I’m Saying it was Aliens

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Yolamus

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This Church Is Not Full Of Hypocrites

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Let the Lord Decide

I saw this on Reddit, and thought I'd share it. It is a clever addition to a vending machine's options. But I wonder whether pushing the “Let the Lord decide” button gives you one set thing, or randomizes it, or does something else. Reflecting on this is actually useful, since plenty of people “leave things [Read More...]

Why The Exodus Was Necessary

Grumpy Pharaoh. That was the problem. [Read more...]

Get Your Ash In Church

A clever pun for Ash Wednesday. You can buy the button above from the Old Lutheran Gift Shop. [Read more...]


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