February 28, 2017

They’ll know we are Christians by our language

I passed a church sign the other day. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to stop and take a picture of it to show you, but I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind since I saw it. The sign said: God makes useful saints Out of useless sinners. Believe me, I understand black/white, […]

Now. On Earth.

Is that it? Is this the message? Is this what Jesus and the apostles announced? Are we in rehearsals? Is this prep time for the final exam? Are we taking batting practice? Is this pre-season and we’re sorting out the team, making the cuts, setting the roster? Are we humans given sixty, seventy, eighty or […]

I’ll Vote for That!

My friend, Pastor Mark, has this sign up in front of his church. Now that’s the way Christians do it! Can I get a witness?

Do You Smell Something Burning?

Nothing like a little “eternal condemnation” humor to make the neighbors want to come to church.

Expecting Too Much

By Chaplain Mike Christian community is like the Christian’s sanctification. It is a gift of God which we cannot claim. Only God knows the real state of our fellowship, of our sanctification. What may appear weak and trifling to us may be great and glorious to God. Just as the Christian should not be constantly […]

Church Signs: Goodwill (?) toward Men

By Chaplain Mike Alert iMonk community member Austin spotted the following sign in Georgia, advertising a non-denominational church’s seasonal sermon series. Ah, ’tis the most wonderful time of the year. Peace on earth, goodwill (or ?#!%) toward men.

Just because it’s in the Bible . . .

. . . doesn’t mean you should put it on your church sign. Welcome, neighbor!

Signs You Might Be Practicing Churchianity (1)

By Chaplain Mike There are plenty of funny church signs out there. I thought we’d begin to look around for signs that communicate something different—the possibility that a church might be advertising “mere churchianity” rather than a Jesus-shaped life. Note the key words—“might be.” When I show you a church sign like the one below, […]