Have a laugh! It’s International Joke Day

Have a laugh! It’s International Joke Day

Today is International Joke Day, so we collected some funny religious jokes, However, we are sure you can do better, so why not email your favourite Christian jokes to us at cen@churchnewspaper.com?     Carolyn Heap, a Sunday school teacher, said to her children: ‘We have been learning about how powerful the kings and queens […]

Cats conquer the internet

Cats conquer the internet

VIEWERS were amazed when this video of a cat that had hitched a lift on a microlight emerged. Last year more than 2 million cat videos were uploaded onto YouTube, and they were watched billions of times. Here are some of our favourite cat videos:     Cat on a microlight     Cat fails […]

Big priests on the small screen

Big priests on the small screen

BRYONY TAYLOR has a new book out, More TV Vicar, looking at the stereotypes of how priests are portrayed on television and what that says about British society’s view of people of faith. Here are some of the most prominent clergy to feature on British TV:     Father Ted     Vicar of Dibley […]

Doctors with a mission

Doctors with a mission

By Amaris Cole Every Saturday a group of Israelis meet in a small petrol station cafe, drinking fresh coffee and gossipingabout their week. Some of them are young, some older, and some even older still – the voice that makes itself heard the most belongs to a small, 90-year-lady, with a lot to say. But […]

Comments made by children about the faith…

Comments made by children about the faith…

In the first book of the Bible, Guinessis, God got tired of creating the world, so he took the Sabbath off. Adam and Eve were created from an apple tree. Noah’s wife was called Joan of Ark. Noah built an ark, which the animals come on to in pears. Lot’s wife was a pillar of […]

Urban Myths

Two men were talking together. The first challenged the other, “If you are so religious, let’s hear you quote the Lord’s Prayer. I bet you £10.00 you can’t.” The second responded, “Now I lay my down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. And If I die before I wake, I pray […]

Surprise in store for Christmas

Surprise in store for Christmas

The Christmas advertising campaign has given us a wide range of images, some of which have upset bishops. But this year one Bishop has given his unstinting approval to the latest iteration. The new posters from ChurchAds.net, the Churches Advertising Network, feature a very different image of the baby Jesus and again is intended to […]