Performance of Scripture

"APRIL FOOLS!"

"APRIL FOOLS!"

Because Easter this year fell on April 1, there was I am sure many a preacher -- and many a sermon --exploring comic elements of this most-significant day of the Christian year and, hence, the Way of Christian Discipleship.  Isn't that great??  Here was my contribution!!

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Why We're So Happy They've Finally Invented "Ten Commandment Salt & Pepper Shakers!"

Why We're So Happy They've Finally Invented "Ten Commandment Salt & Pepper Shakers!"

These salt and pepper shakers, in the humble opinion of The Comic Lens, are the perfect size, the right practicality and in the perfect spirit of light-heartedness for the faithful follower who wants a replica of the Bible’s renowned Decalogue for their abode (or State Capital).

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Inderisible!

Inderisible!

Humor is emerging as a major tool for resistance and transformation in the current political maelstrom.  This isn't new.  Jesus even shows his disciples how!  

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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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I'm Not Dead Yet!

I'm Not Dead Yet!

Why this Spamalot song - in all its splendid goofiness - has been surprisingly helpful as I deal with scripture and grief over my brother's sudden, tragic death.

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Worship for an "Oscar Sunday"

Worship for an "Oscar Sunday"

When Jesus says "Be in the world not of the world" you know what that means for "Oscar Sunday" -- wacky (and surprisingly meaningful) worship in thrift store formal wear!

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Biblically-Bedded Bliss! (Sex and the Bible - A Comic Perspective , Pt. 5)

Biblically-Bedded Bliss!     (Sex and the Bible - A Comic Perspective , Pt. 5)

Genesis' Rachel and Leah, two of Jacob's wives, appear on a talk show, and it makes for a nice little valentine for Comic Lens readers....

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"Sprockets" Advent!

"Sprockets" Advent!

Elizabeth's leaping womb and Mary's words of joy are especially enhanced when SNL's Sprockets (or a Sprockets-inspired group of seminarians) provide the interp! 

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