Humor: Parsing ‘Christianese’

A funny bit from the talented folks at video crew where people who were not raised in Evangelical or Fundamentalist churches try to guess what the coded language of Christian Evangelicalism really means. Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Humor: Duggar PR plan from Screwtape, Machiavelli and Bulth, Inc.

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideA bit of levity from Mel that might actually not be too far off target....Dear Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bob Duggar,Thank you for choosing Screwtape, Machiavelli and Bluth for your public relation needs.  Your family brand has taken a hit recently, but I think we've created a plan to get you back on your feet.Current Liabilities:Josh and Anna Duggar: … [Read more...]

I Know Why Sharks Are Attacking Humans Off the North Carolina Coast

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencsersnark and ridicule ahead!I am at a loss to understand why government officials in North Carolina haven’t called me so I could tell them WHY sharks are attacking people along the North Carolina coast. Based on everything I’ve read on Evangelical and Catholic blogs and news sites, the reason for the shark attacks is because THE SUPREME COURT LEGALIZED GAY MARRIAGE … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day – Trying Out Motherhood

So this is sort of off topic and not Quiverfull related at all but in honor of Mother's Day this seemed appropriate to share. The Try Guys of are exploring motherhood as only guys can. Enjoy.Too bad that trying out motherhood like this isn't mandatory in high school because it might just make kids think twice about sex without birth control. One of my children did the Baby Think It Over for three days and nights and by the end was laying in her bed crying that she felt 'so trapped'. The experience taught her that she was not going to be ready for motherhood for quite some time. Not a bad thing to realize. … [Read more...]

Duggar Kama Sutra

Paul Rudnick over at the New Yorker wrote a very funny piece about if the Duggar's wrote a sex manual what it would look like. Especially in light of the fact that no hand holding is allowed in courtship, and side hugs only.One of the funnier bits? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Are These Stories Funny or Mean Spirited?

from the Duggar girls book "Growing Up Duggar" pages 69 to 71. Yes, it's long but there is no way to share for discussion without putting this story up in its entirety. Would not make sense in a truncated form. Sharing Practical JokesNow, around our house there is a lot of fun and laughter throughout the day. Someone tells a funny joke or story, or plays a practical joke on someone, or someone does something that isn't meant to be funny, but turns out that way. We love having fun together as long as it doesn't get out of hand. … [Read more...]

Five Degrees of Separation: Westboro Baptist Edition

Can you link the Westboro Baptist Church to RuPaul's Drag Race in five steps? … [Read more...]

Laughter is the Best Medicine – A Homeschool Family

 Meaning not disrespect to any homeschooling family but you have to admit that this is what the secular world sees and thinks many times when seeing a homeschooled family of ATI-types. From comedian Tim Hawkins. … [Read more...]

Laughter is the Best Medicine: Have You Found Jesus?

How many of us have had door to door evangelists or missionaries show up on our doorstep to ask if we're found Jesus? Usually it happens when you are doing something difficult or messy, like hanging wallpaper or outside scrubbing the garbage cans out while not at your best. … [Read more...]

Laughter is the Best Medicine – Football or Hockey?

WSWJW?What sport would Jesus watch? Would it have one of those guys like Tim Tebow shouting out that he was doing it for the glory of God with every point scored? Those annoyingly smug professional athletes that preen and suggest that they are top of the game because of the Almighty?Got this off Facebook and didn't get the original artist's name. … [Read more...]