English Patient: Decompressing

Brother J: I'm sure you all feel it, working life is pretty tiring. I think we could all use a little time to decompose at the end of the day.

Moonlighting Leader

















Will Sam, from our Gracepoint San Diego church, has recently been discovered moonlighting as another person.  
I'm shocked.
Brother S: Man... Ocean is scary.  Because nothing can survive in the ocean.



Misunderstood Bible: A Double-Edged Sword

In Gracepoint Seattle, some people saw the verse that says that the word of God is sharper than a double-edged sword, and felt that it was pretty intimidating.


The Misunderstood Bible: Jonathan and His Armor-Bearer

In Gracepoint Seattle, a student was kind of confused why some people were so inspired by Jonathan and his armor-bearer taking down the Philistines.  After all, wouldn't it have been pretty easy if Jonathan had an armored bear?


English Patient: Announcements

Brother J, wanting to tell people that we are now breaking off by lifegroups into different houses, says:

"Okay everyone, let's go and break into people's houses!"

Baby Stuff

Brother J walks into the pantry looking to put away some bottle caps for ketchup/salad dressing dispensers.  And he asks: "Hey!  Where does the baby stuff go?"




English Patient: Gentrification

Friend: Did you hear how that Starbucks closed down because of gentrification?

Sister S: What?  Starbucks did gender profiling?

King Phineas

Setting: During a DT sharing in 1 Kings...  a Sister S gets to the part where it talks about King Phineas.

First time she comes across this name, she reads it as: "Pin-aye-has."  (a decent attempt)
Second time, she reads it as: "Peninas"
Third time, she reads it as: "Panini"

Vision for the World

Jesus told us to go to all the world
The first challenge is to know what the world looks like.


Beautiful Sunset

Setting: Leaving Zion National Park

Brother J: Wow, the sun is so beautiful.  Did you know that it sets in the south here?

Scrapbook

Sister V writes an email asking people to submit their pictures for the scrapbook...
except..
She forgot to type the "s" in the front.

Special Order Boba Milk Tea


Setting: Brother M goes to a boba shop.

Brother M: can I order your boba milk tea?  but with no sugar.

Cashier: ok

Brother M: and can I get it without boba?

Cashier: ok

Brother M: and also without any tea?

Cashier: [silence]  so... you just want milk?

Brother M: yea


(brother M walks out having spent $4 on a cup of milk)

Amazing Mussels Dish

Setting: This is what was written by one of the brothers in potluck. 

Item that you will bring:  Dynamite Muscles

Acronyms Are Hard

Setting: Jr bros are sharing their camping experiences, and one brother talks about how he used to change inside his sleeping bag so no one could see.

Bro L: Dude!!  That's TFTI!

[silence]

Bro J: I think you mean TMI.

Jesus Multiplying 5 Loaves and 2 Fish

After a Joyland lesson on Jesus feeding the 5,000, Father B asks his child if he learned about Jesus multiplying 5 loaves and 2 fish.  The child says, "No, dad, you're wrong."  And he takes this out.

Gracepoint Rutgers Joyland Lesson

NOTE: There is nothing theologically significant about the number in this case, so perhaps this Joyland teacher wanted to make that point.  But I doubt that that's what happened.

English Patient: Bananagram

Setting: While auditing a friend's Bananagram victory...

Sister J: Whoa, whoa!!  Cheater!  That's not a word!  What is R-E-D?

English Patient: Decompressing

Brother J: I'm sure you all feel it, working life is pretty tiring. I think we could all use a little time to decompose at the end of th...