“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” Laodicea, Chapter 7, Part 1 “The Worst Church In The World”

I’m a bit nervous.  I’m supposed to preach at the worst church in history.  Laodicea.  Just the name sends shocks through the nerves of most ministers.   I arrived early to witness one of their business meetings.   I remembered back to my graduation from theology school.  I had done my due diligence to prepare […]

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“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” Philadelphia, Chapter 6, Part 3 “The Perfect Church”

I am preaching to a church full of ghosts.  Actual ghosts.  They are hanging on the chandeliers.  Literally, they are hanging off the chandeliers.  What can I preach to a perfect church full of perfected people from Heaven?   I can’t say anything to them that they don’t already know.  They shared their personal message […]

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“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” Philadelphia, Chapter 6, Part 2 “Ghosts”

I did see ghosts in the congregation.  It looked like people but you could see through them.  They glistened.  They were pure.   There were all dressed in different garb representing their own eras.  I could recognize George Whitefield.  He was a little cross eyed.  Charles Grandison Finney had a funky beard.  So did Dwight […]

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“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” Philadelphia, Chapter 6, Part 1 “Angels”

I had to get my heart checked in Philadelphia.  Some of my adventures have taken its toll on my health and I’m not getting any younger. Fortunately, this should be the easiest church to preach to.  They are nearly perfect.  In the seven churches in Revelation  2 and 3, there are only two that had […]

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“The Further End-Times Adventures Of Verb McCracken,” “The Sardines,” Chapter 5d, Part 4 “Let’s Get Tall”

They got locked up.  I told the good lieutenant about my interviews and he agreed.  Their alibis didn’t hold up.  That along with the sighting by the Smyrnan youth group was enough to put them away.  I couldn’t explain to Lieutenant Lapsarian that they’d be getting perfect justice in just a few years when the […]

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