Have you seen those ads for the MasterClass videos? They’re all over YouTube and the production value is clearly impressive but perhaps you haven’t seen one that matched your interests. Well, that’s all about to change now that Cool Carll teaches Student Ministry in this MasterClass parody.[Read more…] about A Student Ministry MasterClass Parody [Video]
I can’t remember the first SNL sketch I ever watched. As a Brit, I probably saw a few and just assumed they were from one of those American programs. However, when I watched their recently parody of Zoom church, I couldn’t help but relate to some of our own churches teething pains during the COVID lockdown.
Have a watch and see if you can relate to their experience.[Read more…] about Zoom Church: the Struggle Is Real…Amen?
We are unappologetically and unabashedly big fans of John Crist, so of course we needed to share this video with you guys of his comedy sketch of what it would be like if Bible characters had iPhones.
Seinfeld recently celebrated 30 years since its first episode aired back in 1989. It’s been lauded as one of the best TV shows of all time, despite being a show about nothing. Seinfeld is also my favorite sitcom of all time.
One of my pastor friends recently published an article on the Youth Worker Collective blog about what youth ministry leaders can learn from Seinfeld. So I thought I’d write a similar article for other church leaders—especially those in church communication.
The recent release of Avengers: Infinity War highlights the incredible success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Marvel and Disney have reinvented what superhero movie success looks like.
They’ve brought some of our favorite heroes, like Iron Man and Captain America, to the big screen. But they’ve also created blockbusters out of little-known characters, like Black Panther and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Everything Marvel touches turns to gold (which would be a terrible superpower).
With that success, there is something that all church leaders can stand to learn from the MCU.
I recently wrote an article talking about how to add humor to your church brand. But I wanted to go into a little more depth on some of the different genres of church humor—both good and bad.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but these are the six major church humor trends that I’ve noticed through my “intensive research” (a.k.a. Google searches).