Category Archives: Fun

What makes an Express Checkout???

Traditionally in New Zealand, an express checkout at the supermarket is for people who are purchasing ten items or less. Sometimes twelve. But my flatmate recently noted that he couldn’t spot that definition near the express checkout sign at our local supermarket any more! So now, how do you define an express checkout??? These are some of the ideas we came up with: Continue reading

Top 5 Relient K Songs

Relient K are a great band, talented at both the hilarious and the thought-provoking. So I thought I’d list my favourite five songs of theirs here, for you to inspect if you so wish :)

I Celebrate the Day

This video extends the intro a bit beyond the original recording, but nonetheless, it’s probably the most contextual Christmas song written in many years. I say contextual cause it looks at the entire purpose for which Jesus came, and not just the cute baby side of things. “I celebrate the day that You were born to die so I could one day pray for You to save my life.” Continue reading

Story Time!

I work for my church, running the Sunday School program. Currently, we’ve been looking at the Fruit of the Spirit:

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23

On Sunday I thought it’d be fun to get my kids to write stories as part of memorizing this verse. This is one of the stories they came up with (I’ve corrected spelling and added punctuation): Continue reading