Parables

"Fun With Rummage!"

"Fun With Rummage!"

Here's a sermon of mine that made it into print!  As an example of "Comedy and Preaching", I compare the Kingdom of God to a church rummage sale.  Seems that now is a good time to share this sermon for a number of reasons, including the beginning of the Cubs-Indians World Series....

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The Kingdom of God is Like a Presidential Campaign

The Kingdom of God is Like a Presidential Campaign

It's crazy to even begin to compare God's Realm to what's going on right now....  But maybe Jesus would suggest something so absurd that it's funny.  Like with his "Parable of the Widow and the Unjust Judge" (among others...).

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Stuff!

Stuff!

If ever there were a fabulous opportunity to begin a sermon with a stand-up comedy routine, it's with Jesus' "Parable of the Rich Fool."  And you don't even have to come up with new material!  George Carlin's will do just fine.  Better!  (Be sure to give him credit, tho.)

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That #%&@*! Mustard Seed

That  #%&@*!  Mustard Seed

We like to make every bratwurst extra special by lathering it with mustard laced with cranberries or champagne, but in the ancient world, the only good mustard plant was a dead mustard plant.  And one that had NO SEEDS.

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