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Fun Friday: 12 Reasons Why a Pastor Quit Attending Sporting Events

Nov. 8, 2013By: Darren CarlsonAuthor Bio

From sundries re:blog:

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    1. The coach never came to visit me.
    2. Every time I went, they asked for money.
    3. The people sitting in my row didn’t seem very friendly.
    4. The seats were very hard.
    5. The referees made a decision I didn’t agree with.
    6. I was sitting with hypocrites—they only came to see what others were wearing!
    7. Some games went into overtime and I was late getting home.
    8. The band played some songs I had never heard before.
    9. The games are scheduled on my only day to sleep in and run errands.
    10. My parents took me to too many games when I was growing up.
    11. Since I read a book on sports, I feel that I know more than the coaches, anyway.
    12. I don’t want to take my children because I want them to choose for themselves what sport they like best.

Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International.  As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter

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