Archive for September 15, 2008

Finger Pointing   2 comments

As a former athletic type, I must admit that I still get quite a thrill in being a sporting event admirer.  There are many sports that I like to watch, including the traditional basketball, football, some baseball and even hockey.  With my children’s interest in soccer, I also find myself increasingly interested in that as well.  I enjoy watching races as well, although I frequently find that the Sunday afternoon races spend more time watching me in my recliner than I spend returning the favor. 

There is a growing trend in sporting events today from those athletes that are believers in God to point heavenward when something is achieved.  Sometimes you can even read their lips as they give thanks to the Lord.  I have observed thanks being offered to God, Jesus, Lord and even Heaven from the mouths of very grateful athletes.  While I truly feel that this is a good practice, it does bring to my mind a question. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted September 15, 2008 by David N. Peppler, Sr. in Christian Lifestyle, Worship