This is a series on the role of humor in online discourse, including some interviews with online religious humor sources. Holy Humor 01: Methodist Memes Holy Humor 02: The Unvirtuous Abbey One of my daily tumblr visits nowadays is to Ev’ry Day I’m Pastorin‘, a blog that uses animated GIFs to depict situations that clergy […]
This is a series on the role of humor in online discourse, including some interviews with online religious humor sources. Please note for those who don’t notice obvious tells: The Unvirtuous Abbey is a fictional abbey of fictional monks that only exist on the Internet yet address (usually with humour and prayer) real-life faith and church. Since 2011, Twitter folks have had […]
Praise and Wrongly-Directed Worship SongsIt’s no secret to readers of this blog and my clergy colleagues that I really don’t like contemporary praise and worship music. But I do appreciate self-deprecating humor and ones that point out the tendency of praise music to praise one’s self or become performance rather than praise. So here’s a video for […]
Happy Friday!We’ve got a TON of content coming down the pipe for next week. Be sure to watch this blog and come back next week. In the meantime, this is my favorite video of today (from a friend on facebook) Zap!!!
I know you are supposed to put a humorous epitaph here…but when I see this graphic, all I can think about is the Call to Action report in the UMC that calls churches to offer diverse worship services. Even, I would say, those styles of worship that are not indigenous to the churches. Perhaps this is what our […]