members, click to sign in..

5,804 active users!!Bandwidth
MONDAY
SEP 22, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff PicksNew Stuff!
CommentsALL -3 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  9/22/2014
Choice News SUNDAY, FEB 4, 2007  |  20 comments
Professor examines why we worship football
James Mathisen sees sports as America’s biggest folk religion — complete with record books that act as scripture and halls of fame where saints are enshrined.

And every year, the true believers celebrate their holiest day: Super Bowl Sunday.

“What the Super Bowl embodies as a religious festival is the gathering of the clan and the making of meaning,” said Mathisen, a sociology professor at Wheaton College.


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.dailyherald.com

   05/16/14  |  Whatever Happened to Evening Services? • 7 comments
   05/11/14  |  ‘It’s easier being Christian in Abu Dhabi than in UK’ • 2 comments
   04/13/14  |  U2's Bono Opens Up About Jesus, God And Praying With His Kids • 13 comments
   03/31/14  |  Evangelical Worship Is Too Cheerful, Neglects Sin, Theologian... • 45 comments
   06/12/13  |  Christian Reformed Church: Bible reading, evening worship in... • 19 comments
MORE RELATED ( WORSHIP ) NEWS | MORE..
   09/17/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio iPhone + iPad Edition v3.8! • 98 comments
   09/16/14  |  ISIS 'Won't Be Afraid To Put A Bomb In Lower Manhattan' • 14 comments
   09/14/14  |  Islamic State claims beheading of British hostage: SITE • 6 comments
   09/14/14  |  Scottish independence campaign lead before vote - ICM poll • 24 comments
   09/14/14  |  Atheist Bill Maher Defends Christians as Host Charlie Rose... • 11 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   09/22/14  |  Baptists 'humbled' by failure to oppose Nazis • 15 comments
   09/22/14  |  'I Play an Atheist,' Bill Maher Says • 4 comments
   09/22/14  |  Rand Paul blisters Obama and Clinton • 1 comments
   09/22/14  |  Paypal Co-Founder Peter Thiel on Mission to Cheat Death Through... • 2 comments
   09/22/14  |  Pope in Albania Urges Muslims to Condemn Extremism • 3 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 20 user comment(s)
News Item2/9/07 2:58 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Where did you "look up" that we are "sanhedrin"? Without evidence, you convict yourself of insanity.

Furthermore, "postulates" are axioms, which by definition cannot be "looked up" (proven).

20

News Item2/9/07 2:48 PM
Booger | Thankfully not Neil's burg  Find all comments by Booger
No Neil, I HAD TO LOOK IT UP! The insane often postulate without checking their facts.

Protect your fellow sanhedrin...Neil. You fool no one here except the silly evangelical.

19

News Item2/9/07 2:43 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Making factual errors is evidence of insanity?

Perhaps Scott has better things to do with his time than master sports trivia.

18

News Item2/9/07 2:36 PM
Booger | Jew York  Find all comments by Booger
[removed by editor]
17

News Item2/5/07 3:54 PM
SBGG | S.Cal  Find all comments by SBGG
Thank you for settling the discussion with your dogmatic... albeit broad biblical application krestal. If my televison worked I'd be convicted to get rid of it. But I don't remember saying I loved anything of the world??
16

News Item2/5/07 3:33 PM
Kestrel  Find all comments by Kestrel
Matt 5:44 "But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you"

Just obeying commands Mike!

BTW You said "anyone" was that a typographical error on your part?

15

News Item2/5/07 2:49 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Anyone you love 'in the world,' Kestrel?
14

News Item2/5/07 2:40 PM
Kestrel  Find all comments by Kestrel
1John 2:15 "Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
16. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
17. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever"

Enough said!!

13

News Item2/5/07 1:26 PM
SBGG | S.Cal  Find all comments by SBGG
As far as worshipping football, while there may be a grain of truth, some of us just enjoy watching competitive athletic endeavors and not simply for the violence...the MVP's are often the more finese positions-QB or wide receivers. But if you noticed the way that this generation acts during the rock and roll half time show, now that comes close to worship.
12

News Item2/5/07 11:06 AM
rhymnrzn | asluT  Contact via emailFind all comments by rhymnrzn
Not that it's a big deal, I know. You are right, if you think it, what you said fits in the parable too: it's bound to rain (God is bound to visit) on the "Super Bowl" (the convergence of men's affairs) when they're having it in Florida.
11

News Item2/5/07 9:52 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
It rains in Florida? Shocker.
10

News Item2/5/07 9:23 AM
rhymnrzn | asluT  Contact via emailFind all comments by rhymnrzn
HAHA! It was the first "Super Bowl" that it rained, and it rained the whole game! A sign of latter rain, the strategic parablez must adjust in the rain, I tell ye.
9

News Item2/5/07 7:00 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Protected NameContact via emailFind all comments by Scott McMahan
Might as well channel the impulse into something less destructive.

World wars before NFL - 2

World Wars after NFL - 0

Nuff said...

8

News Item2/4/07 11:19 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Squib said:

"The idea of any world system being nertral is folly."

Football is a world system?

7

News Item2/4/07 10:02 PM
squib | usa  Find all comments by squib
The idea of any world system being nertral is folly.
6

News Item2/4/07 6:57 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Perhaps it's just a game, with no deep spiritual ramifications positive or negative.
5

News Item2/4/07 6:30 PM
msc  Find all comments by msc
I don't worship football...I hardly watch TV and find football rather boring anyway.
4

News Item2/4/07 3:36 PM
knowsmebyname | new england USA  Find all comments by knowsmebyname
It's also an escape. Something to distact from that still voice that whispers from within people.

I always cringe when unsaved friends will say in a flipant manner, "I love player X so much he's god to me." Ugh.

3

News Item2/4/07 3:23 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Many, many, many, many years ago, I read a thought piece in a newspaper which compared football to religion, so this fellow is decades behind, but the football stadium is shaped like a Roman Coliseum and a cheerleader's were something like the Vestal Virgins. No doubt, football on either side of the Atlantic, as many aspects of a religion. Most of the congregations at the gains, like ceremony, like color, and want to do no thinking -- it reminds you of the Islamic faith and Catholicism.
2

News Item2/4/07 3:22 PM
Kestrel  Find all comments by Kestrel
Idolatry is the simple truth!!!
Just like "celebrity" and "self."
1
There are a total of 20 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Researchers rekindle vaccine-autism debate
ladybug: "pennned, i really do appreciate all that you share concerning..."
-48 sec 22 
Baptists 'humbled' by failure to oppose Nazis
pennnned: "thank you mr. hranek for posting the message. this is the truth!..."
-18 min 15 
'I Play an Atheist,' Bill Maher Says
gstexas: "i dont recall saying you did."
-20 min 


Testimony of Hopeful
Kevin Swanson
Polygamy Legalized in America

Will Pastors Oppose Incest?
Current Events
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Frank DeJuana
Fruitful Service

Fruitful Service
Trinity Baptist Church
Video!Play! | MP4

Mark B. Lawless
Laodicean Evangelism

Current Events
Battlefield Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
You Do not Ask

Why do we lack?
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Mark B. Lawless
Making Sense of Holy Scripture

Sundry Sermons
Battlefield Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Event: Jan 22-24, 2015
G3 Conference 2015

The Bible is the Word of God
Conference
Pray's Mill Baptist Church

Sponsor:
Bible's Providential Preservation

Free MP3s: King James Vers­ion, Other Vers­ions, Textus Rec­ept­us, Mas­or­etic Text, Etc.
www.puritandownloads.com/th..

Sermon:
The Savior of Sinners
Ken Wimer






                   
Grace in the soul is heaven in that soul. ... Matthew Henry

Las Vegas, NV
  22   DAYS LEFT
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.