Earlier today I saw a post on one of my favorite blogs that said it’s officialy Holy Week here in America. And I confess that it took me a second to get what he was saying.
The post that followed that not-so-subtle ‘dig’ at American culture dealt with sport and religion. And it had several good points. Some went a little too far, in my opinion, but overall I found it interesting.
Now this here being MY blog and all, I thought it an interesting enough topic (sport & religion) that I’d throw a few thoughts out there, myself.
Let me begin by stating that I love sports. I’m definitely not the biggest sports fan to ever walk the earth. But I am, however, a HUGE baseball fan. I ‘live and die’ with the Atlanta Braves at certain times of the year. I can talk baseball for HOURS… and I have. On many occasions (just ask my wife). I really enjoy football, too. College and Pro. I am not, nor have I ever been, anti-sport. And, just for the record, this blog post is not ANTI-sport. But more on that later.
Next up… some of my firsthand SPORT & RELIGION experiences: Continue reading