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   News & Clips | Week 1
Here are the news stories for Week 1 of the first sailing of the Ark, covering Days 0-6. Here are the highlights of the week...
  • Simon and Paul clash on Day 0.
  • Neb claims to be God and gets into a theological argument
  • Eve freezes up and is healed
  • Paul starts writing 3 Corinthians
  • John entertains at the piano
  • Neb clashed with God in the Crow's Nest
  • Moses is God's favourite... officially
  • Simon antagonises Esther with "time of the month" comment
  • Esther refuses to forgive Simon
  • After a week of dreaming, Joseph leaves the Ark
  • Paul feels stirrings for Esther
  • Simon apologises to Esther
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Paul's heavenly heart-to-heart
Paul's heavenly heart-to-heart
Day 6 (26 April) – Paul took his first trip to the Crow's Nest yesterday and confided in God about his feelings about Peter... and for Esther. more...
Esther gives Simon a break
Esther gives Simon a break
Day 6 (26 April) – God took a hand in Simon's deadlock with Esther last night, giving Peter a good old ear-bashing about his sexist behaviour. more...
Samson spaces out
Samson spaces out
Day 6 (26 April) – Joseph may have gone, but he's left his mark on our floating home-from-home. Witness Samson's recent diary entry. more...
Joseph raptured! Vote on his replacement!
Joseph raptured! Vote on his replacement!
Day 5 (25 April) – In a surprise twist, God revealed to the Arkmates last night that Joseph has been removed from the Ark. more...
Let's do church (and not kill each other, OK?)
Let's do church (and not kill each other, OK?)
Day 5 (25 April) – Three arkmates are to run a service on Sunday, including Esther and Simon, who are currently at daggers drawn. more...
God bored, Simon frisky, Esther annoyed...
God bored, Simon frisky, Esther annoyed...
Day 4 (24 April) – Yesterday was Esther's turn in the Crow's nest, but it didn't go well. And then there was Simon Peter and his fishy hands. more...
Samson a team player
Samson a team player
Day 4 (24 April) – Samson took over duties as team leader and quizmaster yesterday, as he tried to organise the Ark's first competition. more...
Simon P. figures out who's on the Ark
Simon P. figures out who's on the Ark
Day 4 (24 April) – Simon Peter revealed in his journal today that he's only just figured out that Jonah isn't actually on the Ark. more...
Neb talks about gods and goo
Neb talks about gods and goo
Day 4 (24 April) – Our resident megalomaniac, Nebuchadnezzar, faced a hard time as he finally met with God in the Crow's Nest. more...
Almighty in playing favourites shocker!
Almighty in playing favourites shocker!
Day 4 (24 April) – Moses' stint in the Crows' Nest was a revelation. God had two surprises which rendered Moses almost speechless with delight. more...
John T. Baptist or John B. Goode? You decide...
John T. Baptist or John B. Goode? You decide...
Day 3 (23 April) – John stole the show yesterday by revealing a hitherto unknown musical side with a rendition of "Great Pillars of Fire". more...
New epistle from love-sick apostle
New epistle from love-sick apostle
Day 3 (23 April) – Paul is penning a new epistle to the wayward Corinthians, but is distracted by thoughts of "that vixen Esther". more...
John gets jumpy
John gets jumpy
Day 2 (22 April) – Over the last couple of nights, John the Baptist has exhibited that frenetic energy that made him such a hit by the Jordan. more...
Brief attention span incurs divine wrath
Brief attention span incurs divine wrath
Day 2 (22 April) – Maggie's interview with God in the Crow's Nest ended abruptly when she got bored and wandered off to talk to Samson. more...
The King does The King
The King does The King
Day 2 (22 April) – Neb put that rock'n'roll quiff to good use yesterday, as he gave an impromptu rendition of a couple of Elvis Presley standards. more...
God does His Crows' Nest thing
God does His Crows' Nest thing
Day 2 (22 April) – God is holding personal audiences in the Crow's nest. He's pulling them in two by two, starting with Job and Martha. more...
Mesopotamian megalomaniac gets Bible-bashed
Mesopotamian megalomaniac gets Bible-bashed
Day 1 (21 April) – Neb, the Ark's very own Babylonian big head, got more than he bargained for when he asked: "So who was this Jesus dude?" more...
Dramatic healing releases Eve!
Dramatic healing releases Eve!
Day 1 (21 April) – After some fervent prayer and laying on of hands by Mary, Samson and John, Eve was dramatically unfrozen. more...
Eve sets hearts racing
Eve sets hearts racing
Day 0 (20 April) – True to expectations, Eve's brief fig leaves on the opening day of the Ark's voyage drew eyes and caused hearts to flutter. more...
Martha out for the count
Martha out for the count
Day 0 (20 April) – An unfortunate sudden movement on the high seas and close proximity to a bedpost put Martha out cold. more...
Paul and Simon Peter face off
Paul and Simon Peter face off
Day 0 (20 April) – Simon and Paul are at loggerheads already. "Man, Paul is driving me mad already... does he ever shut up??" asks Peter. more...
Opening night on the Ark
Opening night on the Ark
Day 0 (20 April) – It was a night with a glittering cast. Twelve of the biggest, glitziest names from the Bible, plus the Ark Angel Gabriel. more...
 
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