Kid’s Humor (Part 2)

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I love kids. Especially their sense of humor.

No wonder Jesus loved them too. I love the story about Jesus and some children that is recorded in the Gospel of Mark (10:13-16) …

“One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could touch them and bless them, but the disciples told them not to bother him.Read the rest

Kid’s Humor (Part 1)

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I hope you had an enjoyable Father’s day a few weeks back. It’s a happy day for many people as we take time to thank and honor our dads. But not for all. Maybe you always wanted to be a dad but it hasn’t happened OR you had an absent or abusive father OR maybe you didn’t even know your dad.… Read the rest

How Politics Works

BillThe world of politics has been a bit of a circus lately, especially in Australia, the UK and the USA.

I saw this funny joke the other day, which has been floating around, and thought it was worth re-posting:

Dad: "I want you to marry a girl of my choice."
Son: "No!"
Dad: "The girl is Bill Gate's daughter."
Son: "Ok."

Dad goes to Bill Gates.… Read the rest

Was Jesus a Swede?

Christmas-dinner-007Did you hear the funny story about a 5 year old girl who thought Jesus was a Swede?

This cute little girl was helping set the family table one Sunday near Christmas. She stopped for a moment and announced, “Jesus was a Swede.” More than a little surprised, her mum corrected her, “Oh, no, dear, Jesus was Jewish.… Read the rest

Is it worth buying an iPad?

IpiPads or portable computing devices seem to be all the rage nowadays. If you like technology, they can sure be a fun and beneficial device, enhancing our lives and work in amazing ways. 

I love this brief video clip (in German but easily understandable in any language) about a daughter asking her father how the new iPad she bought him for his birthday is going … enjoy 🙂

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Jesus and Leadership Selection


JesusTo:
 Jesus, Son of Joseph
Woodcrafter’s Carpenter Shop
Nazareth 25922

From: Jordan Management Consultants

Dear Sir:

Thank you for submitting the resumes of the twelve men you have picked for managerial positions in your new organization. All of them have now taken our battery of tests; and we have not only run the results through our computer, but also arranged personal interviews for each of them with our psychologist and vocational aptitude consultant.Read the rest

Church Bulletin Bloopers


BloopHere is a collection of humorous church bulletin bloopers (typographical errors) …

* Evening massage – 6 p.m.

* Don't let worry kill you. Let the church help.

* Thursday night … pot luck supper. Prayer and medication will follow.

* Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church.Read the rest

Kid’s Doctrine

How's this for some kid's doctrine, taken straight from Sunday School …

  • "The first book of the Bible is the book of geniuses in which Adam and Eve were created from an apple tree."
  • "Noah’s wife’s name was Joan of Arc."
  • "Lot’s wife was a pillar of salt by day and a ball of fire by night."
  • "Samson slayed the Philipines with the axe of the apostles."
  • "Unleavened bread is bread that is made without ingredients."
  • " Moses went to the top of Mount Sianide to get the 10 commandments and the seventh one is, 'Thou shalt not admit adultery'."
  • "Solomon had 300 wives and 700 porcupines."
  • "Jesus was born because Mary had an immaculate contraption."
  • "The people who followed Jesus were the 12 decibels."
  • "The epistles were the wives of the apostles."
  • "A Christian should only have one wife.
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Work Trivia + Some Unusual Jobs in Demand

CareerThis week we've been talking about Your Work, God's Work.

Did you know that the average person today has 5-7 complete career changes in their life time? That's an average of 10 different jobs with an average of 4.1 years at each workplace. 

I sure help the average, having worked as a builder's renovator, a book binder, a printer, a music director, a youth pastor, a church administrator and now as a pastor for the last 18 years.… Read the rest

What if the Three Wise Men Were Women?

WomenWhat would have happened if it had been three Wise Women instead of three Wise Men? 

  • They would have asked directions, 
  • arrived on time, 
  • helped deliver the baby, 
  • cleaned the stable, 
  • made a casserole, 
  • and brought practical gifts, and
  • there would be peace on earth.
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Cats or Dogs?

DosSo what's your favourite – cats or dogs? I grew up loving cats (especially kittens) but ended up having a number of dogs after getting married (my wife, Nicole, was allergic to our first cat!). Here's something funny my daughter just sent me …

A dog's daily diary:

8:00 am – Dog food!… Read the rest

Skipping Church

GolfFather Norton woke up Sunday morning and realizing it was an exceptionally beautiful and sunny early spring day, decided he just had to play golf.

So… he told the Associate Pastor that he was feeling sick and persuaded him to say Mass for him that day. As soon as the Associate Pastor left the room, Father Norton headed out of town to a golf course about forty miles away. This way he knew he wouldn't accidentally meet anyone he knew from his parish. Setting up on the first tee, he was alone. After all, it was Sunday morning and everyoneelse was in church!… Read the rest

Kids in Church

KidFor a bit of a laugh …

3-year-old Reese: "Our Father, Who does art in heaven. Harold is His name. Amen.' 

A little boy was overheard praying: "Lord, if you can't make me a better boy, don't worry about it. I'm having a real good time like I am." 

After the christening of his baby brother in church, Jason sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car.… Read the rest