John’s Band: The Picture

Here’s a work of art entitled “John’s Band,” created by artist Karen Helms.

Besides being what I think we can all agree is an astonishingly inspired artist, Ms. Helms is Deputy Tax Collector for Mariposa County, home of Yosemite (and also, according to Ms. Helms, “the Bible belt of the Sierras”).

The mega-generous Karen tells me this image is mine to do with as I please.

I was thinking of turning it into a badge that people could then place on their blogs. Put Member: John’s Band across its top, JohnShore.com across its bottom, have it link to my blog, and … it’d be like I died and went to penguin heaven.

I know I can figure out how to create and make available that badge in about two months shy of never. If any of you Photoshoppy, techno-wizzy types would like to make that badge for me, of course I’d appreciate that assistance.

I’m having fun with my new blog platform, which just launched today. I know you guys can’t tell how different it is, but, from my end, it’s a whole new ballgame. Stay tuned for upcoming bloggy goodness!

And have a great weekend!

About John Shore

John Shore (who, fwiw, is straight) is the author of UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question, and three other great books. He is founder of Unfundamentalist Christians (on Facebook here), and executive editor of the Unfundamentalist Christians group blog.  (In total John's two blogs receive some 250,000 views per month.) John is also co-founder of The NALT Christians Project, which was written about by TIME,  The Washington Post, and others. His website is JohnShore.com. You're invited to like John's Facebook page. Don't forget to sign up for his mucho-awesome newsletter. If you shop at Amazon, help support John by entering the site through this link right here--Amazon will then send John 3-4% of the cost of anything you buy before exiting the site again.

 

  • Gina Powers

    LOVE it, and love your idea for a badge!! I'm sure there's a code rat or two among us who can help make that happen, right guys?

  • Sam

    Oh thanks. Now my daughter, 9, wants to know the name of one of your albums.

    Sign me up as a roadie.

    -Sam

  • Don Rappe

    Penguin minions? Hmmmmmm.

  • http://www.BuzzDixon.com buzz

    Penguin lovers unite!


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