The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


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Bring your sense of humor. Larknews spoofs the sacred a lá The Onion, with headlines such as "Church splits over spelling of 'hallelujah,' " and "Ministry changes name to Campus Jihad for Christ." VeggieTales' Bob the Tomato tells an interviewer he fears over-ripening. Satirical book lists and polls round out the front page. "Our purpose is not to deceive — it's to have fun," says editor Joel Kilpatrick.


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