Scott Bailey drew my attention to a wonderful parody page on Facebook, taking a mythicist approach to Abraham Lincoln. Here’s one example of what you’ll find there: I also like the parody book cover, Lincoln is Not Great: How Belief in Abraham Lincoln Poisons Everything.   [Read more…]

The Church Today

The latest cartoon from David Hayward suggests that it is less like tending sheep and more like herding cats. Do you agree? Or does it very much depend on which church one has in mind? [Read more…]

Peter Denies Jesus

Several people on Facebook have shared this. And given March Madness and Butler’s victory yesterday, it seemed appropriate to share it here too. [Read more…]

Brace Yourself: Spring is Not Coming

The image appeared in a Polish newspaper (HT Reddit) and is clearly worth sharing! I also like this one: [Read more…]

Band Names

The pastor of my church asked for input on what to call our church music group. We feel like we ought to have a name for our band. Here were the suggestions that he started out with: Facebook Poll: Help us name our Worship Team at Crooked Creek Baptist. So far the suggestions are (in [Read More…]

Spring Break Photo

Last week was Spring break at Butler University, and so I thought I’d share a spring break photo with you. Here it is: But seriously, my Spring “break” was anything but – neither Spring nor break, unless you count my wife breaking her foot! How was your Spring break? Or is yours still in the [Read More…]

Darth Seder

HT to Lori Baron for pointing out the above video to me. I decided it was too good to save until May the 4th. Also fun and related to Star Wars is this explanation of March Madness in Star Wars terms (HT SF Signal):   [Read more…]

Whom to Really Thank for the Death Star’s Destruction

From Unvirtuous Abbey, and a natural follow-up to yesterday's post.   [Read more…]

Death Star Trutherism

This is a great Star Wars parody of 9/11 trutherism – and all other conspiracy theories! As with other conspiracy theorists, there is usually some glaring error that makes it hard to take what they say seriously. In this case, it is calling the planet “Aldebraan.” HT IO9 and then later Tom Verenna on Facebook [Read More…]

The Dogmatic Young Theologian

And as Jesus was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I believe to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, [Read More…]