“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” “Twisted In Thyatira,” Chapter 4a, Part 1  “Nosey”

She had a gigantic, crotchety nose.  You know the kind with a wart on the end.  I know crotchety isn’t an adjective that goes with a nose.  But hers was crotchety.  Would you prefer long, twisted, splotchy?  Crotchety.  See? In fact, she was crotchety and, of course, old.  Ancient, in fact.  She had outlived three […]

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The Further End-Time Adventures of Verb McCracken, Chapter 2, Smooshed in Smyrna, Part 4 “Verb’s For A Martyr”

Of course, with Carp gone, I was asked to fill the pulpit.  We were all in mourning.  I was personally distraught.  Tears were streaming down my face.  The church’s heartstrings had been frayed.  Everyone was ripped up.   It was a Friday.  I’d have to preach to them on Sunday.  What would I tell them?  […]

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