[A friend in Arkansas sent these observations]
You might be visiting a Babdiss Church if . .
. . the Call to Worship is “Y’all come on in!”
. . people grumble about why Noah let them varmints on the Ark. (Some
substitute “Yankees” for “varmints”)
. . the Preacher says, “I’d like to ask Bubba to help take up the offering”
and five guys stand up.
. . opening day of deer hunting season is recognized as an official church
. . a member requests to be buried in his four-wheel drive truck because, “I
ain’t never been in a hole it couldn’t get me out of”.
. . in the annual stewardship drive there is at least one pledge of “two
. . the only time people lock their cars in the parking lot is during the
summer and then only so their neighbors can’t leave them a bag of squash.
. . there is no such thing as a “secret” sin.
. . finding and returning lost sheep is not just a parable.
. . high notes on the organ set dogs in the parking lot to howling.
. . people wonder when Jesus fed the 5,000 whether the two fish were bass
. . the final words of the benediction are, “Y’all come back now, ya hear!”
Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”