Laughing – A Users Manual

Disclaimer: I am not the world’s funniest man. I am not the world’s most creative preacher. However, I do value humor and am committed to it as a tool for God’s purposes in the lives of people. Disclaimer #2: I am NOT advocating the church turning into a comedy club. However… Tuesday’s post seemed to strike a chord, and some people may have read it and thought, “But I’m not a funny person....

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4 Reasons to Keep Church Fun
Feb21

4 Reasons to Keep Church Fun

When God led us to start New Vintage Church, we resolved to keep it fun. We wanted laughter to be commonplace. Our staff meetings are characterized by laughter–lots of it. We love to make fun of one another and be made fun of. We regularly enjoy watching/listening to comedy and tend to find what’s funny in nearly every situation. We love to make humorous videos to illustrate message concepts or make announcements. We....

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Joy Beats Cynicism (A Video)

I love this short movie (2 minutes+) of a cynical photographer trying to keep kids from smiling during a school photo shoot. May joy always beat cynicism. Enjoy.   School Portrait (2011) from Michael Berliner on Vimeo. Pass it on!FacebookTwitterGoogleLinkedInStumbleUponTumblrDiggPinterestMoreRedditEmailPrintPocketLike this:Like...

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Myers-Briggs “Prayers”
Oct21

Myers-Briggs “Prayers”

Thanks to Leslie Altrock for sending me this table of hypothetical “prayers” of those in various Myers-Briggs categories. I’m an ENTJ Good fun. Pass it on!FacebookTwitterGoogleLinkedInStumbleUponTumblrDiggPinterestMoreRedditEmailPrintPocketLike this:Like...

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Change is Difficult – a Video Lesson
Oct07

Change is Difficult – a Video Lesson

Change is difficult. Thanks to Kevin DeYoung for this comedic look at what a medieval help desk might have been like. Pass it on!FacebookTwitterGoogleLinkedInStumbleUponTumblrDiggPinterestMoreRedditEmailPrintPocketLike this:Like...

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