Good News, Bad News

Good news, pastor: The women’s group voted to send you a get-well card. The bad news: the vote passed by 31-30. ated 5.0 by 2 people

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.

HT: Todd Rhodes

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