Christian Science Testimony ‘Mad-libs’

Testimonies of healing are a central part of Christian Science practice. Mary Baker Eddy wrote of the importance of healing and testimonies of healing to Christian Science: “Testimony in regard to the healing of the sick is highly important. More than a mere rehearsal of blessings, it scales the pinnacle of praise and illustrates the demonstration of Christ, ‘who healeth all thy diseases’ (Psalm 103:3).”  (Manual of The Mother Church, Article VIII, Section 24, p. 47) Testimonies are published in the Church periodicals, and Wednesday Testimony Meetings are held weekly in all branch churches. Continue reading

Sh*t Christian Scientists say

The subject and title of this post is inspired by a Facebook page and website I frequent that skewers our former Prime Minister here in Canada, called Today, my topic du jour is Sh*t Christian Scientists Say. Perhaps a follow-up post will be something along the lines of Sh*t Christian Scientists Did/Do, however, that one will not be so tongue-in-cheek funny as this post is. Some of the sh*t Christian Scientists have done is truly terrible. Anyway, read on, dear readers… Continue reading