Candorville by Darrin Bell


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  1. Richard S. Russell

    Richard S. Russell GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    In a perverse way, you kinda have to admire churches. They’ve found a way to prosper and thrive by selling you nothing that even remotely resembles a good or a service — merely companionship with the preacher. Say, selling time with yourself. Isn’t that a really old profession?

  2. griffon88

    griffon88 said, over 3 years ago

    Except that, lacking training in actual counseling or psychiatry, their advice consists pretty much of “Trust in God”.

  3. HippyChippy

    HippyChippy said, over 3 years ago

    Peace is a good one to add. I am thinking of the the Crusades and the Spanish Inquisitions. Wisdom is fairly tough too as moving paedophile priests from one church to another does not seem very sensible to me. I will leave you understanding as I, for the sake of me, cannot understand the need to believe in a religion. .

  4. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon said, over 3 years ago

    Faith is a good thing and association with other believers can be very positive

    There are good churches and not-so-good churches

    I may have my issues with “Religion”, mostly doctrinal and behavioral, but I have nothing against a person having Faith

  5. dv-chris

    dv-chris said, over 3 years ago

    Find a church where God has actually been invited to take charge instead of a church board and go there. Unfortunately they constitute only a tiny percentage of the Christian churches available in our western culture, but you can recognise these churches by the unusually friendly, loving, enthusiastically selfless members… oh, and the occasional healing. Just be prepared for the challenge to your belief system that comes from discovering that God IS real, he actually IS good, and he’s got plans for you to find out just how much he loves you.

  6. Bailey

    Bailey said, over 3 years ago

    @Doctor Toon


  7. ottod

    ottod GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Can you get me Jim Croce’s autograph?

  8. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 said, over 3 years ago

    I attend a very good, positive church. They preach a lot about improving yourself, fellowship and helping others (and actually help others). The pastor’s car isn’t expensive and he’s had the same one for awhile. When it’s time to collect, they always include in the prayer “Bless those who give and bless those who have not that they can give next time.”

    I once attended a church where the pastor would pass the collection plate again if the first amount wasn’t what he thought it should be and said no one’s leaving until it’s right. My sister and I stopped going to church for a long time after leaving that one.

  9. Redkaycei Repoc

    Redkaycei Repoc said, over 3 years ago

    @Doctor Toon

    Hear! Hear! Doc. I believe a person can be Spiritual without being Religious. I always remember that Churches were made by men not by God.

  10. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, over 3 years ago


    different churches. those involved in the Spanish Inquisition were outgrowths of the Roman Empire, part of a worldly government, capable of doing the very thing first complained about here.
    Churches based on the teachings of Jesus only offer advice and comfort. There just aren’t many of them, possibly none left.

  11. Gary McSpook

    Gary McSpook said, over 3 years ago

    Bad, bad Leroy Braun…
    Nope, just doesn’t have the same ring to it.

  12. lmonteros

    lmonteros said, over 3 years ago

    “Braun” is pronounced “Brown”, so how would Lemont know what the pastor was saying? If it’s “Brawn”, that’s how it should be spelled.

  13. Gary McSpook

    Gary McSpook said, over 3 years ago


    Quite simply, he read the word balloon above the Pastor’s head.
    Why is it necessary to explain such obvious things to people? ; )

  14. 761st

    761st said, over 3 years ago

    What do you say when God has proven himself over and over to you and others don’t want to hear it? I will say, as lovingly as I can "God Bless You. " Get to know Him, its ok, He loves you anyway.

  15. BillJ-MN

    BillJ-MN said, over 3 years ago


    Braun can be pronounced Brown or Brawn. The pronunciation isn’t absolute. I recall a Minnesota Twins player from the 1970s, Steve Braun, whose name was pronounced Brawn.

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