Dead Churches in South Africa
By Júlio Carrancho
Please, bear the pain with us. Check the two pictures supplied with this missive.
On the same newspaper page, this week, two churches advertise their special meetings:
One, Charismatic, announcing a special speaker, the one who earns a living laughing like a mule from pulpits across the world: (Doctor!) Rodney Hopiano coversd-Browne.
The other, a worn-out church, Anglican, which spends most of the time commemorating dates: this time, a remembrance service for those who died in times of conflict!
In other words, while one "church" spends its time laughing away the gospel, and scoring financial gain from stupid victims who follow the blind into the ditch (Matthew 15:14), the other spends its time lamenting for the dead and playing the pipe for those who went to hell!
Well, I suppose the
more biblical one would be that which follows nearer to the Bible: "Sorrow
is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is
What do you think? There is, it appears, one good thing about this "doctor" Rodney's clowning job: he is doing well with his silly act and getting fatter!
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