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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The Further End-Time Adventures of Verb McCracken: Smooshed in Smyrna, Chapter 2, Part 3, “Roast Doc”

After laying in bed for several days, I was able to get up and walk around.  About that same time, they came and arrested Paulie again. He was a changed man after the Great Draft.  So many in his church were missing.  He thought, “Oh, shoot!.”  (That was the Christian version.)  “I was wrong.  I […]

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The Further End Times Adventures of Verb McCracken, Chapter 2: Smooshed in Smyrna, Part 2, The Doc And The Serpent”

I had met Paulie in seminary years before.  We were going to change the world.  He was a brainiac.  He graduated and went on to get his doctorate in Arabic.  No, not Aramaic.  That would have been made sense.  He got a doctorate in Arabic.   I knew some Arabic.  So do you.  Don’t believe […]

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