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OMG! LOL! Faith and Laughter

Thomas C. Willadsen (Author)

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OMG! LOL! Faith and Laughter

by Thomas C. Willadsen

While organizing a community interfaith Thanksgiving event, a pastor discovers that people of all religious traditions laugh in the same language.He explores the connections between faith and laughter, examining his own holy heritage in dialogue with followers of other faiths.The story culminates with Interfaith Laughter Night, with an open mike that encourages participants of all the faiths gathered to laugh with each other and at themselves.Come along on a journey of ecumenical silliness!

About the Author

Tom Willadsen is a Presbyterian minister whose writing has appeared in Presbyterians Today, Leadership, Visual Parables and Northwestern Magazine. He is community columnist for the Oshkosh Northwestern and has written a humor column for The Cresset for more than 15 years. His “Front Page News” received the Award of Merit from Th e Associated Church Press in 2004.

“Willadsen has an honest sincerity that is complimented by an equal proportion of sarcastic wit.” –Conrad Hyers, And God Created Laughter

“… a delightful contribution to the literature of holy humor. Interfaith Laughter Night is a great idea!” –Cal Samra, editor, JoyfulNoiseletter.com