Junior High Gym Class — 1970s

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserImage from The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserThe black framed glasses? Welfare glasses. As soon as I saved up enough money to buy wire-rimmed glasses, I ditched the glasses. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Your Home is For Jesus?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Who Reigns in Your Home?Editor's note: Another example of how rote, uninspired and repetitive Nancy can be. Is Jesus in your home? Is he, is he? Did you check under the bed? The level of fear, guilt and control Nancy inspires in her followers is insane, or maybe it just makes you insane trying to meet her million rules of motherhood. She takes a swipe at sports in this bit too. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Has Sports Killed Church?

by Leslie from Growing 4 Life - The New ChurchEditor's note: While she might have a point about sports being worshiped in America this is no new thing and it's seriously doubtful it is the main reason people aren't going to church much any more. The NFL has had Sunday games for decades now. It has more to do with the leagues of people eager to abuse others or put them down with their tongues, the lack of relevance to their lives, and so many other things that nothing to do with sports at all. … [Read more...]

Laughter is the Best Medicine – Football or Hockey?

WSWJW?What sport would Jesus watch? Would it have one of those guys like Tim Tebow shouting out that he was doing it for the glory of God with every point scored? Those annoyingly smug professional athletes that preen and suggest that they are top of the game because of the Almighty?Got this off Facebook and didn't get the original artist's name. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Sport and Body Worship?

by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press - Sport and Body Worship Matthew records that Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for being able to interpret the signs of changes in the weather but not being able to interpret the signs of the times. … [Read more...]