I Might Be A Busybody... - 11/22/2009

Sermon text: 2 Thessalonians 3: 6-13

I might be a busybody ... what about you?  One of the earliest newspapers in Paris, France, was created in the 1750s by a woman named Madame Doublet. Madame Doublet had an interesting and effective technique for gathering news: each morning, she sent one of her servants to gather all the gossip from other servants who worked in wealthy households. According to the Smithsonian magazine, Madame Doublet's servants may have been "the first reporters in the history of French journalism." ... Read full sermon here (PDF).