The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
Andy Kind is a Christian stand-up comedian – but he’s on a painful journey.Andy Kind
Can Christians do comedy? Many would consider the prospect either impossible or ill-advised. To some, the Church is a dour enterprise more invested in judgement than joviality. Christians might be laughable as a group, but intentional attempts at comedy aren’t thought to end well.
Imagine my surprise last year when I attended a conference hosting a ‘Christian comedian’ named Andy Kind. I don’t think many expected much. Perhaps something similar in hilarity to that joke about how Moses makes his coffee (‘Hebrews it!’).
To the surprise and delight of the crowd however, Kind brought the house down. Unafraid to push boundaries while possessing both deadpan charm and an infectious childlike joy, he was just really funny.
When I meet Kind a year later though, he tells me he’s ‘grieving’. He isn’t actually bereaved – his crisispost was originally published on this site