Lost in the Service
Sunday morning, the pastor noticed little Johnny standing in the foyer
of the church, looking at a large plaque that hung there. After the
young man of seven had stood there for some time, the pastor walked up
beside him and said quietly,
"Good morning, son."
"Good morning, Pastor," replied the youngster, not taking his eyes off
the plaque. "Can I ask you, Sir, what is this for? Why are all these
names listed on here?"
"Well, son, these are all the people who have died in the service,"
replied the pastor. Soberly, they stood together, staring up at the
Little Johnny's voice barely broke the silence when he asked quietly,
"Which one, Sir, the 8:30 or the 10:30?"
The Door Stopper
members were going door to door. They knocked on the door of a woman
who clearly was not happy to see them. She told them in no uncertain
terms she did not want to hear their message and then slammed the door
in their faces.
To her surprise, the door did not close. In fact, it bounced back
open.Seeing the two church members at the door frustrated her. She
stormed back to the door and flung it shut.
But the door still didn't close. Furious, she grabbed the door with two
hands and shoved it as hard as she could. But again, the door wouldn't
Convinced one of these rude church members was sticking a foot in the
door, she reared back to give the door a slam that would really teach
them a lesson.
Just then, one of the church members said, "Ma'am, before you do that
again, you might want to move your cat."