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Archive for March 2009

Congregation Collects Marlboro Miles, Decorates Church

Mar 9th, 2009 | Category: Church

WABASH, IN. – Bake sales. Car washes. Bingo. Churches for decades have relied on tried and true methods of fundraising when tithes and offerings left vision-thick congregations in a lurch. But Wabash Christian Center has taken a unique approach to supplying ministerial needs. Eschewing fundraising altogether, the 20-year-old fellowship collects Marlboro Miles to outfit its church.

Top 10 Things Overheard At Sunday’s Church Potluck

Mar 8th, 2009 | Category: Top 10

10. “If I’d wanted microwaved burritos, I’d have gone to church at the 7-11.”
9. “Girl, if I could rearrange the alphabet, I’d put U and I together.”
8. “Mmm, you can almost smell the E. Coli.”
7. “Hmmm, I wonder how all that angel food cake fits into Pastor Rob’s South Beach Diet.”
6. “I’d like to slap the hands that prepared THIS meal.”
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Youth Group Wants Shy Member Back in Shell

Obnoxious behavior and bad jokes make leaders and youth long for quieter days

Mar 8th, 2009 | Category: Youth

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO — For years leaders and youth group members at New Mexico Church of Christ took great pains to get the group’s shyest member, Corey Tait, to take part in more activities and show more of his personality. But these days, those well-intentioned folks are feeling like victims of their own success. […]

Worship Leader Sues Church for Thigh Slapping Injury

Mar 8th, 2009 | Category: Worship

OAK PARK, IL — Worship Leader Eunice Matthews has brought suit against Oak Park Community Church, claiming that they are responsible for a thigh injury that she suffered while leading Sunday morning worship. The lawsuit, filed in US District Court last week, claims that Matthews gave herself a severe deep thigh bruise while slapping her […]

Outreach to Midgets Comes Up Short

Mar 8th, 2009 | Category: Church

Pastor John Huber still has a burden for little people. This, in spite of the fact that his evangelistic efforts among Orange County’s diminutive sinners have produced no converts. “We’ve just got to raise the bar,” the unflappable Baptist minister said. A weekend crusade for little people held last week at his Santa Ana church […]

Church Sign: No Love For Obama

Mar 7th, 2009 | Category: Church Signs

Church Leaders Urge Christians to Reduce Their Prayer Footprints

Experts warn of a looming shortage of "supernatural resources"

Mar 7th, 2009 | Category: Church

VATICAN CITY — An unprecedented summit of Christian leaders convened here earlier this month to take part in a summit to address what many fear could be the greatest spiritual crisis of our time — a shortage of prayer.

Sponsor: Joel Osteen’s Blessed Whitestrips

Mar 6th, 2009 | Category: Sponsors