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San Diego Anglicans: “Because Thou Art An Oyster Man”

13 March 2010

[Hat-Tip:  Grandmother]

… because, I AM THE OYSTER MAN.  So there !  😉

Anyhoo, one of my esteemed readers brought this to my attention, from San Diego Anglicans


But, although Wesley found it natural to approach the Gospel with habits of thought formed by a classical education, he was quick to recognize the value of other approaches. The early Methodist meetings were often led by lay preachers with very limited education. On one occasion, such a preacher took as his text Luke 19:21, “Lord, I feared thee, because thou art an austere man.” Not knowing the word “austere,” he thought that the text spoke of “an oyster man.” He spoke about the work of those who retrieve oysters from the sea-bed…

..Love it!

– Elder

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