Sermon illustrations: Humor

Easter Confusion

Five-year-old Brian had a pivotal verse to recite in an Easter program: “He is not here, he is...

Working against Each Other

The story is told of two men riding a tandem bicycle up a steep hill. After much effort, they...

New Year’s Blues

In a Peanuts strip Lucy once grumbled to poor Charlie Brown about the awful New Year she was having...

Christmas Only Christians

Jim was leaving church after Christmas services when the pastor greeted him and said, “Jim, it’s...

Pre-Christmas Sale

Sign in a department store window: “Big pre-Christmas sale. Come in and mangle with the crowd.”...

Buying a Gift for His Wife

Your standard man, at this point in the Christmas season, has purchased zero gifts. He has not yet...

Do You Know Who I Am?

At a tea for officers and their wives, the commanding general of a base delivered a seemingly...

Trim the Sermon

The story is told about a pastor that got up in the pulpit and apologized for the Band-Aid on his...

Letters to Pastors from Children

Below are letters that children have written to their pastor. Dear Pastor: Please say in your...

Know When to Stop

Each year on the fourth of July the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Company sponsors a hot dog eating...

Fertilizer Helps

The Sunday school teacher was teaching a class of children about creation. “Now, children,” she...

“I Think I’m Having a Wife”

At Sunday school they were teaching how God created everything, including human beings. Little...

Not Trusting the Airplane

Uncle Oscar was apprehensive about his first airplane ride. His friends, eager to hear how it went...

Asking Questions Is the Key to Learning

A father and son went fishing one day. After a couple hours out in the boat, the boy suddenly...

Day of Obedience

Father’s Day is that one time of the year when I get complete obedience from every member of my...

Don’t Buy That Bridge

In the long history of con artists, George C. Parker holds a special place of dishonor. He is...

Too Lazy to Walk His Dog

Some people refer to Paul Railton of Consett, England, as the laziest man in the world. That would...

The Boy with the “Drug” Problem

An elderly lady was amazed at how nice the young man was next door. Everyday he would help her...

Using a Map

Three men were hiking through a forest when they came upon a large, raging, violent river. Needing...

Hard of Hearing

A husband read an article to his wife about how women use 30,000 words a day to a man’s 15,000....

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