The Scientist Who Fired God – A Little Friday Funny

One day, when science had become incredibly advanced. Thanks to the efforts of by bio-medical engineers, most human diseases had been eradicated, and the infant mortality rate was almost zero. Thanks to genetic engineers, nearly all birth defects and genetic diseases could be reversed immediately, and people were living longer than ever. They even learned how to clone human beings [Read More…]

Parting Words From an Old Irish Nun – A Little Friday Funny

At the age of 16 a young Irish girl joined a convent. The young girl had never had a drop of alcohol, never told a lie, and never been with a man. She spent the first forty years praying the daily office, serving the poor, and giving herself in friendship to the other nuns. Over [Read More…]

The Priest, the Banker & the Lawyer: A Little Friday Funny

An old priest spent his entire life serving the same small parish in an over-crowded city neighborhood. Except for the wealthy parish banker and lawyer, his people were barely scraping by. When the old priest lay dying, he sent a message to the parish banker and lawyer to come to his home and sit with him. When they [Read More…]

A Priest Walks Into a Bar: Why the Pope’s Visit was Good for Congress & Your Friday Funny All Wrapped Up in One

Why are there so many jokes about a priest walking into a bar? Why was it so powerful when Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress? Same reason. The premise of the priest-in-a-bar joke is that someone holy has walked into an unholy place. Bars–or so the jokes suppose–are places where people say and do questionable things they [Read More…]

What Did the Native American Elder Say to the Moon? A Little Friday Funny

This comes from the Indian Country Today Media Network, where they are also fans of the Friday Funny. When NASA was preparing for the Apollo project, they did some astronaut training on a Navajo Indian reservation. One day, a Navajo elder and his son were herding sheep and came across the space crew. The old man, [Read More…]

The Kingdom of God is Like… A Little Friday Funny

The kingdom of God is like a hum drum mid-inning break at a Houston Astros game, when a dance contest suddenly breaks out between the mascot and a security guard. Half of the people in the stadium were off at the concession stand or restroom, most in the stadium weren’t even paying attention, but for [Read More…]

Lutheran Satire’s Take on Ash Wednesday (A Little Friday Funny)

In order to really get this video, one must appreciate how truly difficult it is to make Lent funny. I think my favorite line is, “I’m surprised you haven’t heard about this. We invited every member of your church.” …so funny. Happy Friday everybody.   [Read more…]

Pastor Punches Kid, but It’s Cool… “There’s Times That Might Be Needed”: A Little Friday Funny

First, let me say that I don’t believe for one minute that this actually happened, at least not in the way that it is described. If it did go down the way he describes it, then it is what you call assault and battery. I watched the clip with a friend who works in youth [Read More…]

“@Tim_Suttle Your an idiot”: And Other Favorite Ohio State Buckeye Tweets From the Past Two Days

The intersection of sports and religion is tricky, and writing about it is bound to tick some people off. But I had no idea… Up until now, the most vitriol I’ve ever experienced from an article I’ve published has been from the Tea Party, after an article I wrote in 2011. The emails from that article were [Read More…]

Robin Williams on the Invention of Golf & My Favorite Dead Poets Society Clip

In a week of bad news, this makes for a good Friday Funny. I just showed this to my boys. Their favorite line was, “with a tiny flag to give you hope.” Williams was such a funny and brilliant man. One more story & clip to share: I was a sensitive college sophomore when Dead Poets [Read More…]