The Further End-Time Adventures Of Verb McCracken: Chapter 5c, The Sardines, Part 3, “Mystery Solved”

Hey, I’ve read Sherlock Holmes.  I should be able to solve this murder.  I know who did it.  I know it was Chuy and Pedo.  I just have to prove it. I’ll get that nasty duo to incriminate themselves.  It should be simple. The problem is to separate those two.  I don’t want them to […]

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The Further End-Time Adventures Of Verb McCracken: Chapter 5b, The Sardines, Part 2, “Munchkins”

I don’t know if she got pushed or she jumped.  I’m pretty sure she was pushed.  Her name was Grace, a blue-eyed blonde.  Pretty.  Actually, beautiful in her twenties.  She was an aspiring actress. Why do I think she was pushed?  She had everything to live for.  She had no reason to leap.  She was […]

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The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken: The Sardines, Part 1, “Small People”

I saw a cartoon the other day.  It was a depiction  of the pearly gates.  A really large guy was being judged by a diminutive angel.  The angel said, “Randy Newman, eh?”   Get it?  Randy Newman was famous for writing the song Short People.  Luckily, we don’t get judged at the Gates (see the […]

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The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” “Twisted In Thyatira,” Chapter 4c, Part 3 “Amen!”

I got up to speak on Sunday.  Wasn’t I surprised?  They all stood to applaud!  Maybe they appreciated me after all. I had been kicked out just a few years earlier.  Nevertheless, I had to speak some tough words to them.   I didn’t start with a joke.  They had already heard them all.  And […]

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“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” “Twisted In Thyatira,” Chapter 4b, Part 2 “Unruly”

I could see her going down the front stairs to the church and making the curly-cue around her ear.  Not the older lady with the crotchety nose but one of her friends.  She was making the crazy motion to indicate I was nuts.   The whole congregation knew that I did “first person” sermons.  A […]

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