Christians love a good laugh as much as anyone else, even if their humor might stay firmly on the 'safe' side of things at times. Because although church can be boring, Sunday school is a drag, nuns and priests telling you what you're not allowed to do all the time and God supposedly keeping an eye even on your thoughts, it doesn't always have to be so serious!

We here at Bored Panda are sure that Jesus himself would approve of these memes, which tackle Christianity with a bit of fun and a huge smile. Scroll down below to check them out for yourself and enjoy, but not too much though ok? God would prefer that you laugh with him, rather than at him!

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Meow 3 weeks ago

This is great... This needs more points

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Bored Panda spoke to Michael Schaffer, a youth pastor and founder of the popular Facebook page Memes For Jesus. The page focuses "always on challenging Christians to learn to laugh ourselves, but also look at the bigger picture, and keep our focus on serving the Lord, and sharing His Good News."

"I started Memes For Jesus under the name of Christian Memes back in 2012 because anytime I saw memes about Jesus or God, they were always written from a negative perspective and I wanted to give Christians the opportunity to enjoy memes they could relate to," Michael told us.

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Jeff 3 weeks ago

I laughed in school for this and it wasn’t that funny

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Lios 4 weeks ago

Same for the gazelles. Males have bigger horns then females, so these are two males. Guess God wasn't against homosexuality after all.

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Memes have quickly grown into an incredibly useful and important means of communication, with their often amusing, easily shareable format using cultural references to clever get a point across. Perhaps churches could use them more regularly to reach the younger members of their faith? "I don’t think memes are a replacement for sharing the Gospel with someone, but if they can be used as a tool to spark a conversation that will lead someone to the Lord, that’s great!" Michael says.

"While the purpose of my page has always been to entertain Christians, I do love hearing about how non-Christians and Christians have been able to connect better through the content we make."


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glowworm2 3 weeks ago

His cape also looks like Pacman!

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JessG 3 weeks ago

"Business card"! Haha!

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"I don’t make a lot from M4J, but I make enough to justify being able to spend a lot of my free-time making memes," Michael continues. "Most of the feedback I receive is positive, however there are moments where someone will get upset over something. I typically just ignore it, but I’ll intervene if all heck breaks loose."


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HANS 3 weeks ago

So the Messiah and his twelve apostles walk in to a restaurant ...

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Rowlie 4 weeks ago

Maybe if we could multiply wine...

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Memes For Jesus now has almost 500k followers on Facebook and has been viewed by tens of millions of people. Not bad for a small project set up by a youth pastor at a small church in central Pennsylvania! People from all around the world join in the fun sharing memes with their friends, and talk about how the community brightens their days and encourages their faith.

Check out the page for yourself here, as well as Michael's Patreon to see his various other projects.

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JessG 3 weeks ago

This is hilarious!

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

That's a good question 🤔

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Wanda Queen 3 weeks ago

And tortillas.

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Courtesy of Fact Republic, here are a few interesting little pieces of trivia about Christianity that you might not know about!


Christian Atheism exists, in which followers believe in the teachings of Christ but not that they were divinely inspired. They see Jesus as a humanitarian and philosopher rather than the son of God.

In the 7th century, Mohammed wrote an open letter to Christians that declared their right to self-governance, protection for churches and monasteries, and freedom to practice their religion openly in Muslim controlled areas. Muslims are commanded to follow this until the end of time.

Historians believe the fate of Christianity hinged on the Battle of Tours (732 A.D.) where an Arab invasion force was defeated by a Frankish force in present-day France, preventing the spread of Islam to all of Western Europe and preserving, Christianity as the religion of Europe.

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Bangtan__ARMY 3 weeks ago

if only i could turn water into wine....

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  • While we think of Christianity as a truly ancient religion, it is a relatively recent phenomenon in the scale of human existence. For example, there was more time between the start and finish of the Great Wall of China than between the start of Christianity and present day.
  • Vladimir the Great of Russia was confronted with the choice of converting Russia to Christianity or to Islam. He eventually chose Christianity, because of Islamic teaching on alcohol, saying, "Drinking is the joy of all Rus'. We cannot exist without that pleasure."
  • The keys to the holiest site in Christianity (Church of the holy Sepulchre) are held by a Muslim family that opens the church every morning. Meant to keep the peace between the denominations, this arrangement has been in place since 1187 A.D.


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Klaudiia Sherbatzky 4 weeks ago

I laughed so hard at this

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  • Christianity, Islam, and Judaism all worship the same Abrahamic god. Their religious texts also feature many of the same figures, histories, and places. Jesus is also a Muslim prophet.
  • One of the scholars (John M. Allegro) who translated the Dead Sea Scrolls was convinced that Christianity was based on an ancient psychedelic mushroom and fertility cult.
  • Christianity is increasingly popular among China’s youth. As many as 100 million people, or 7% of the population, have converted to the religion. The city of Wenzhou alone has more than 1,100 churches.


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Meow 3 weeks ago

I don't know, but it ain't Peter's.

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  • While Italian diplomat Niccolò Machiavelli criticized Christianity and the Church, he also strongly believed in the use of religion as a political tool. He thought that fear of God kept society in order and that while a leader shouldn't be too religious himself, he should make his people as religious as possible.
  • A man named Clyde Lott in Nebraska is breeding red cows and sending them to Israel in hopes of a pure red heifer being born there. Such an event will allegedly prompt Jews to build a Third Temple, which fundamentalist Christians believe will usher in Jesus' Second Coming.
  • St. Augustine, in the 4th century, wrote that Christians should not interpret Genesis literally because if science proved it otherwise, Christian witness would be gone.
  • The bible mentions unicorns 9 times.


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Reilly Beryll 3 weeks ago

I’m dying oh my goodness....

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Lios 4 weeks ago

It's because he was wondering, instead of wandering.

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Jeff 3 weeks ago

Perry the platypus?!?!

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Jeff 3 weeks ago

You know, the day that we won’t invent until several hundred years from now!

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PyroarRanger 3 weeks ago

Oh my god

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Daria B 3 weeks ago

CHOCOLATE eggs, with a figurine inside. ♥

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Ahnnah Newell 3 weeks ago

that has got to be very uncomfortable.

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Noah Shevitz 3 weeks ago

I love that song

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Jeff 3 weeks ago

Every heckin time..

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Lios 4 weeks ago

Ah well, that's no different then the missing 13th floor, room 13, etc. Superstition, that's all.

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Richard Samul 3 weeks ago

Everyone knows Jesus drives a Honda. John 12:49, "For I did not speak of my own Accord..."

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反社会的 3 weeks ago

iT IS HER TIME OF REST, LEAVE HER ALONE.

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Reilly Beryll 3 weeks ago

BOW TO THE ALMIGHTY A D O B E

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Madeline Allman 3 weeks ago

And I brought you myrrh... MYRRHDUR! *gasp* JuDaS!

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glowworm2 3 weeks ago

At least you aren't Jewish--then a guy with a knife stands over you, while your family just takes pictures!

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JessG 3 weeks ago

Jesus has Dad jokes

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SirPatTheCat 3 weeks ago (edited)

/PUT YOUR SHOES ON FASTER WE ARE GOING TO BE LATE WHY DIDNT YOU GO TO THE BATHROOM BEFORE/ - oh hiiii Linda how's it goingggg 😄

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Kangaruby 3 weeks ago

Mr. Jensen: Why didn't you use twitter?!

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Wanda Queen 3 weeks ago

It's like an episode of the Office

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Giovanni 3 weeks ago

Fun Fact: Romans counted the years based on who were the consuls, something like "this thing happened the second year of Papirius Crassus consulship". Counting the years based on the founding of Rome, like "in the year 324 Ab Urbe Condita" was invented really late.

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Aaron W 3 weeks ago

Ask and ye shall receive...

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Jeff 3 weeks ago

I sssssswear it wassssnt me!

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Max L. 3 weeks ago

And you know you're already in trouble before to know why.

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Wanda Queen 3 weeks ago

Oh, Ralphie. You had one job.

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

I wonder if that would ever work

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Wanda Queen 3 weeks ago

Don't confuse God with the Bible........having said that.......this was hilarious :D

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Paige Loewen 3 weeks ago

Cape Cod tourists in the summer...

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Aria Whitaker 3 weeks ago

...and then proceeded to cut the head off the woman he started a whole church for a few years later.

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Hidden Memes 3 weeks ago

They failed to show the ten pages after this.

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Reilly Beryll 3 weeks ago

Holy heck. My sister’s friend would always use the Bible as a weapon and yell about how contraceptives are bad and having sex is bad and then she had her first boyfriend in years for only a few months before getting pregnant. Not even married. Karma.

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Mia O'Brien 3 weeks ago

I get it they’re pretty annoying, but you gotta sympathize for the little guys

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

The bartender is going to hike up the prices of water

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