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Top 10 Things You Don’t Want to Hear From a Mission Trip

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Summer is the time of year for mission trips- trips across the city, the country or even across the world. And when a group of people go to far-off and strange lands, many things could go wrong and require a phone call home to explain. So whether you are a pastor, minister, deacon, or family member here are the top ten things you don’t want to hear from a mission trip.

Top 10 Things You Don’t Want to Hear From a Mission Trip:

10. I got confused on the whole kilometers per hour to miles per hour conversion…

9. The police are way nicer back home…

8. I’m not real proficient in the language, but I’m pretty sure I didn’t say that…

Not in the budget?

Not in the budget?

 

7. You haven’t turned on the news yet, have you?

6. So the first class upgrades are not in the mission trip budget?

5. They say any publicity is good publicity…

4. I think our travel agent mistook Paris, TX for Paris, France…

3. Hypothetically, if two students get married outside the United States, would it still be legal when they got back?

2. On the flight home, I noticed that we were one person short…but I’m sure he can find his way home.

And the number one thing you don’t want to hear from a mission trip…

1. How would you define “international incident?”

 

Thanks for playing along.

Other Top 1o Lists:

Top 10 Things You Don’t Want to Hear from Youth Camp

Top 10 Bible Halloween Costumes You Probably Won’t See

 

7 Reasons Why Hipsters Love C.S. Lewis

On the anniversary of C.S. Lewis’ death, here are 7 reasons why hipsters would love C.S. Lewis. Unknown

1. He was British.

2. He smoked a pipe.

3. He hung out in a pub.

4. He was an expert in an obscure academic field: medieval literature

5. He wrote poetry.

6. He wrote novels.

7. He wrote theology.

 

Top 10 Things You Don’t Want to Hear From Youth Camp

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After several weeks of serious blog posts, I thought it would be good to lighten the mood a little with another Top 10 list.

I could imagine that a pastor’s greatest time of stress each year is when the Youth Minister takes students to youth camp. That is the inspiration behind this Top 10 list.

Top 10 Things A Pastor Doesn’t Want to Hear from the Youth Minister When Students are at Camp:

10. It could have been worse…

9. I don’t know how he got it on the bus…

8. After the smoke cleared…

7. We wanted to see how high it would bounce…

6. The church carries liability, right…?

5. It’s never done that before…

4. The band sang “Set a Fire” but we didn’t hear where…

3. I thought the tattoos were temporary…

2. Will the church reimburse for bail money?

And the number 1 thing that a pastor doesn’t want to hear from the youth minister when students are at camp…

1. You can still live a productive life with 9 toes…