Monday Morning Insights

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    Good News / Bad News for a Pastor

    Good News: You baptised seven people today in the river.
    Bad News: You lost two of them in the swift current.

    Good News: The pastor-parish relations committee accepted your job description the way you wrote it.
    Bad News: They were so inspired by it that they asked the bishop to send a new minister capable of filling the position.

    Good News: The trustees finally voted to add more church parking.
    Bad News: They are going to blacktop the front lawn of the parsonage.

    Good News: Church attendance rose dramatically the last three weeks.
    Bad News: You were on vacation.

    Good News: Your biggest critic just left your community.
    Bad News: He has been appointed as your conference bishop.

    Good News: The youth of the church came to your house for a visit.
    Bad News: It was in the middle of the night and they were armed with toilet paper and shaving cream.

    Good News: The Church Council has agreed to send you to the Holy Land for study.
    Bad News: They are waiting for war to breakout before sending you.

    Good news, pastor: The women's group voted to send you a get-well card. The bad news: the vote passed by 31-30. Click here for some more good news and bad news to make your Friday a little brighter...


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    1. Peter Hamm on Fri, January 04, 2008

      Good News: Your church board is giving you a raise

      Bad news: Only if you promise not to preach anymore.

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