Saturday night television

We’re having a night in tonight. Tomorrow night we’re heading up the Paluma range to the much celebrated Hidden Valley Cabins. Australia’s first carbon neutral, solar powered tourism operator. I guess staying there is like buying a carbon indulgence. We should probably turn the aircon down a couple of degrees. We’ve got friends coming to town from Sydney and I’m taking Monday off. That will be nice. 

I have left my coffee machine on all day – so that’s churned out the carbon. 

My sermon is done. I think. I haven’t printed it yet so there’s always time for revisions. Robyn is playing poker on Facebook – and for some reason two of us playing simultaneously seems to kill its performance. .

So I find myself faced with Saturday’s incredibly lacklustre lineup of television programming. I remember a time when Saturday was the be all and end all of TV scheduling. I am probably biased in Saturday’s favour base on my parent’s obsession with The Bill.

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Nathan runs St Eutychus. He loves Jesus. His wife. His daughter. His son. His other daughter. His dog. Coffee. And the Internet. He is the campus pastor at Creek Road South Bank, a graduate of Queensland Theological College (M. Div) and the Queensland University of Technology (B. Journ). He spent a significant portion of his pre-ministry-as-a-full-time-job life working in Public Relations, and now loves promoting Jesus in Brisbane and online. He can't believe how great it is that people pay him to talk and think about Jesus.

3 thoughts on “Saturday night television”

  1. Don’t knock “Jaws” mate – that mechanical shark has probably inspired more mass fear than any other fictional character I can think of. Every other killer animal movie is second-rate. He deserves some respect for that. Not that I’m watching it of course. I’m actually “working” on my sermon for next week too.

    Thought I would masculinise the comments section.

  2. But do you also remember when Wednesday night always had a movie? I think Sunday night is the prime programming time now. Not that there is much to watch in prime programming.

  3. I was channel flicking today and one program was a competition to see who could paint a wall the fastest. Are our lives really that sad that this kind of garbage can make it to television?

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