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Humor (Religion)

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  • How Different Christian Denominations See Each Other

    09/27/2011 5:27:09 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 48 replies
    The Journeyman's File ^ | 20 Sep 11 | Barry Simmons
  • A Cute Message About Rosh Hashana

    09/25/2011 9:17:46 PM PDT · by Phinneous · 3 replies
    Chabad.org ^ | 9/25/2011 | Dovid Taub & Jonathan Goorvich
    http://www.chabad.org/multimedia/media_cdo/aid/1616434/jewish/Hap-bee-New-Year.htm
  • Of things astronomic and thanks to readers on the Autumnal Equinox

    09/23/2011 1:56:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | September 23, 2011 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Firstly, as I reported before there is a huge piece of flaming hurtling death-inflicting space junk falling to earth even as I write. I calmly explained the facts here in my post entitled “RUN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! FALLING BURNING SPACE BUS! AAAAH!“. Go to confession, do your penance, make some Mystic Monk Coffee just wait for it to happen.Second, I understand from a friend in Rome who sent a story from ANSA that the flaming hurtling space junk may hit Northern Italy. If that is the case, to all my Italian friends in the north I issue a blanket...
  • Reminds Me of FR Religion Caucuses

    08/22/2011 8:06:54 AM PDT · by marbren · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | marbren
    These cats know the caucus rules
  • The "How To" Show: How To Be Controversial Finished Version (Ep. 5)

    08/21/2011 3:31:52 PM PDT · by ReformationFan
    Youtube ^ | 8-7-2011 | The Lutheran Satire
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87vo2jkmJUg
  • VIDEO REPORT: Colbert Report chaplain says God wants us to laugh

    07/30/2011 3:33:54 PM PDT · by MDJohnPaul · 15 replies
    The Narthex ^ | July 30, 2011 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Being a faithful Catholic doesnt mean you have to be a joyless one. New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan knows that. When Archbishop Dolan was installed to his post in the Big Apple, an enterprising reporter asked the newcomer if there was anything he would like to condemn. Archbishop Dolan responded in the affirmative. I condemn instant mashed potatoes and light beer, he deadpanned. A few years ago, when Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl visited a Catholic bookstore, the owner approached him and said, Oh! Youre looking for a book, Father. You must be a Jesuit! No, Cardinal Wuerl replied, but Im...
  • And God Created North Dakota .

    07/29/2011 3:59:44 PM PDT · by Young Werther · 8 replies
    bible ^ | 1/1/1 | Archangel Michael
    God was missing for six days. Eventually, Michael, the archangel, found him, resting on the seventh day. He inquired, "Where have you been?" God smiled deeply and proudly pointed downwards through the clouds, "Look, Michael. Look what I've made." Archangel Michael looked puzzled, and said, "What is it?" "It's a planet," replied God, and I've put life on it. I'm going to call it Earth and it's going to be a place to test Balance." "Balance?" inquired Michael, "I'm still confused." God explained, pointing to different parts of Earth. "For example, northern Europe will be a place of great opportunity...
  • Truth in Advertising

    07/25/2011 9:00:06 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Standing on My Head ^ | 7/23/11 | Fr. Dwight Longenecker
    I notice as I toot around Greenville how the local Protestant churches are shifting away from honest self description. It used to be that they put out a sign stating just exactly who they were so you knew what you were getting when you went church shopping. The old way was often friendly and inviting so churches were called: Friendship Baptist Church, Fellowship Baptist Church, Welcome to All Bible Church. Other church names were linked with a locality making it homey and easy: Pebble Creek Baptist or Pumpkintown Presbyterian or Silver Falls Church of God or Reedy Fork Methodist or...
  • Exorcists meet in Poland; Tackle vampires.

    07/16/2011 5:01:54 PM PDT · by Winstons Julia · 53 replies
    AFP ^ | 07/15/11
    Vampires, the devil's deceit and mental illness are among the hot topics for some 300 exorcists who flocked to Poland this week from as far away as Africa and India for a week-long congress. Held at Poland's Roman Catholic Jasna Gora monastery, home to the venerated Black Madonna icon, this year's congress "examines the current fashion for vampirism in Europe and the world-over, schizophrenia and other mental disorders as well as the devil's deceit during exorcism," according to the monastery's radio station.
  • Hilarious Church Bulletin Bloopers

    06/30/2011 7:08:32 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 15 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 6/28/11 | Matthew Archbold
    OK. Theres a lot of serious stuff going on in the Church and in the world right now and I was prepared to write on them but then I received an email from a friend of mine about Church bulletin bloopers and I laughed so hard I nearly choked to death. (Im actually not kidding. My wife came running into the room to see if I was OK.) I have no idea of the veracity of these or their original source but they struck me as funny so Im thinking youll probably get a laugh or two out of it...
  • An Open Letter To Mr. Grace-Loving Antinomian

    06/24/2011 6:17:53 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 23 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 21 June, 2011 | Tullian Tchividjian
    An Open Letter To Mr. Grace-Loving Antinomian There seems to be a fear out there that the preaching of radical grace produces serial killers. Or, to put it in more theological terms, too much emphasis on the indicatives of the gospel leads to antinomianism (a lawless version of Christianity that believes the directives and commands of God dont matter). My problem with this fear is that Ive never actually met anyone who has been truly gripped by Gods amazing grace in the gospel who then doesnt care about obeying him. As I have said before: antinomianism happens not when we...
  • The Habit of Witness: "God Is Coming . . . God Is Coming . . . "

    06/20/2011 12:54:17 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    Patheos ^ | June 17, 2011 | Sr. Jeannine Marie, O.C.D
    Patheos' "The Habit of Witness" series features essays written by consecrated Catholic women and men sharing their experiences while dressed in the habit. In this eighth installment, a Carmelite sister shares encounter with children who instinctively seemed to connect the habit with God.An interesting thing happened on a recent trip to Tennessee. My sister and I had planned to visit the Great Smokey Mountains. We decided to go to Cades Cove, an eleven-mile loop road for viewing well-groomed valleys, mountain vistas, wildlife, floral, and historic structures. Cades Cove is one of the earliest settlements, dating back to the 1850s. It...
  • "I lost my inheritance to the doomsday prophet" (Harold Camping makes money!)

    06/14/2011 6:57:28 AM PDT · by Cronos · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | 1 Jun 2011 | Blake Ellis
    When the world didn't end on May 21, many people who had given up their earthly possessions were left with nothing. But one believer never lived to see the day. She left nearly her entire estate - around $300,000 - to the group behind the failed prediction, leaving some family members out in the cold. Eileen Heuwetter was shocked to find out that her aunt left the majority of her estate to Family Radio, the group responsible for the doomsday warnings that the world would end on May 21. She and her sister were each left $25,000 from their aunt's...
  • You Might Just Be A Calvinist If.

    06/13/2011 6:54:18 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 98 replies
    Disciple Man ^ | February 12, 2011
    You Might Just Be A Calvinist If. If you have a Martin Luther Jell-O mold you just might be a Calvinist. If your DVR has over 25 episodes of Wretched With Todd Friel recorded on it you just might be a Calvinist. If your childs first word was Westminster you just might be a Calvinist. If your 4 year old can explain what the word propitiation means you might just be a Calvinist. If you send your mother tulips on Mothers Day you might be a Calvinist. If your passion for evangelism blows away your Arminian friends you might just...
  • God and golf: Where every shot, shank and duff are His will

    06/09/2011 7:41:46 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 27 replies
    Los Altos Town Crier ^ | 07 June 2011 | Rev. Mark S. Bollwinkel
    Dont let anyone tell you that they play the game of golf because they love it. This is a game that even the most proficient find exasperating. Only a few among the millions of its advocates consistently meet the standard of basic expectation par. The vast majority will spend hours upon hours, dollar upon dollar, swinging away at a 1.680-inch diameter ball, in some of the most beautiful settings on earth. Their motivations may be varied, but it cant be because they love the game. This game wasnt designed to be loved but endured! Dont confuse my rant with...
  • BIG LIST: World's greatest hoaxes [Idaho, Aliens, Nessie, Pope Joan, MS Catholic Church 1.0]

    06/03/2011 6:55:33 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 23 replies
    The Phuket News ^ | 2nd Jun 2011
    Surgical precision: In 1934, Colonel Robert Wilson, a respected British surgeon, said he noticed something moving in the waters of Lock Ness and took a picture of it. The resulting image showed the slender neck of a serpent rising out of the Loch. The photo came to be known simply as The Surgeons photo, and for decades it was considered to be the best evidence of the monster. It wasnt until 1994, when Christian Spurling, before his death at the age of 90, confessed his involvement in a plot, which included Colonel Wilson and big game hunter Duke Wetherell, to...
  • A Bath & That River

    06/02/2011 6:13:32 AM PDT · by Revski
    Revski youtubes ^ | 6-2-2011 | Revski
    Inspired animation to promote Christian living!
  • The Light In The Morning

    05/26/2011 3:09:50 PM PDT · by Revski · 5 replies
    Youtube Ministry ^ | 5-26-2011 | Revski
    Inspirational Christian animation! The instrumental in this video is, Ill Fly Away, by Black Pond Baptist Church and ending song is, In The Morning, sung by Grandpa Jones & The Browns Ferry Four. Thanks for viewing my unpopular videos and maybe someday we can say Hello face to face. :)
  • Audio: Methodist Methodology

    05/25/2011 2:57:13 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/5/11 | Eve Harow
    Chana Shapiro Stillman is appalled at what she discovered while doing research for the JCPA. Some UK church authorities, significantly the Methodists, are substituting a political agenda for Christianity. They have disavowed the Bible because it's too "Jewish " and associate with anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian groups under the guise of religion.
  • Unitarians to discuss 'Ministry'

    05/24/2011 11:24:15 AM PDT · by Cronos · 18 replies · 1+ views
    South Coast Today ^ | 28 April 2011 | SCT
    Reflections On Ministry is the topic for the morning to be presented by Interim Minister Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris at The First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleborough, 25 South Main Street, on Sunday, May 1. The service begins at 10:30 a.m. Joining Robinson-Harris for this service is the Rev. Judy Campbell, Ministerial Settlement Representative for the Ballou Channing District. The shared sermon will offer reflections on ministry and what it means to be settled. The service will also include New Member Recognition honoring five new members of FUUSM: Sophia Rose, Barbara Bancroft, Louisa Place, Jeremy Place and Jeff Giddings. Following the...