Top 10 Church Oxymorons

The word oxymoron comes from the Greek words for "sharp fool." That's the only way to describe phrases like "jumbo shrimp," "deafening silence," and "freezer burn." You may have heard these oxymorons at church:

10. Work party
9. Board consensus
8. Brief treasurer's report
7. Creative worship
6. Junior high leader
5. Men's fellowship
4. Close-knit staff
3. Simple request
2. Bus ministry
1. My final point

Last Updated: September 17, 1996

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