Babylon Bee (satire): SOMEWHERE IN IRAQ—Stating that he “just doesn’t feel like [he’s] being fed” by the persecuted underground church he’s been attending for the past three years, local man Saleem Haddad reported Wednesday that he’s planning on trying out a competing church just 30 miles across a deadly patch of open desert that is covered with live explosives.
“It’s time our church embraced twenty-first century technology,” a church spokesperson commented. “It helps us cut personnel costs, plus the drones seem to intimidate— I mean, convict those reluctant to tithe into giving something to make the drone leave them alone.” This was in response to post-service allegations that a few of the drones seem to “dive bomb” those who failed to acknowledge the passing offering plates
At the Babylon Bee, the news is always fake but the stories are often true. The satire site, which began in early March, features witty headlines that poke fun at the foibles of churchgoers. The site is the brainchild of Adam Ford, 32, a Detroit dad who quit his day job a year and a half ago to produce Web content.