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Cartoon Caption Winners

March/April 2016

“Thanks, Dad. I love you, too. Hand me the rod, so I can show you how much.” Edward Dobberstein, Hayesville, North Carolina

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our March/April 2016 cartoon (see Proverbs 13:24). We are pleased to congratulate Edward Dobberstein of Hayesville, North Carolina, who wrote the winning caption.


“Dad, don’t you remember that Psalm 23 says ‘thy rod’ should ‘COMFORT’ me?” Karl Larew, New Park, Pennsylvania
“Father, I promise to let you read BAR first next time!” Paul Pollard, Searcy, Arizona

Honorable Mention

“Isaac! I was just gong to draw you a map to Grandma’s house, boy!” Hilsa Ayonayon, Brisbane, California
“I prefer you just dislike me.” Curtis Stanbery, Nokomis, Illinois
“Couldn’t you ‘love’ me a little less?” Jim Borad, The Villages, Florida
“Dad, it’s ok if you don’t love me…” Toby Wagoner, Millwood, West Virginia
“There’s no crying over spoilt Milkizedek.” John Coleman Campbell, Malaga, Washington
“Yes, I know you love me, but do you have to be so diligent in showing it?” Harvey Randall, Niskayuna, New York
“Never mind sparing the rod, Pops—just spare me!” Dr. Daryl G. Rahfeldt, Elgin, Illinois
“But, Dad, I’m home… I thought you were going to kill the fatted calf!” Harry G. Foster, New Braunfels, Texas
“Sorry, Cain, but I’m going to cane you.” R.F. Hager, Golden, Colorado
“Let’s see, for disturbing an antiquities site, you get 39 swats!” Kyle Lewis, Evanston, Wyoming
“Dad, I promise I’ll never let your subscription to BAR run out again!” Dennis Houston, Zanesville, Ohio
“All because I didn’t subscribe to BAR.” Doris L. Sutherland, Tyler, Minnesota