Category Archives: Sports

Rampaging to redeem sports culture

How Should We Redeem Sports 5

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Let the Weak Say I Am Strong When I started this series of rants against the evil aspects of sports culture, I was working under the assumption that the culture only accepts those who have a moderate amount of physical … Continue reading

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How Should We Redeem Sports 4

The question at hand is, “How should we redeem sports such that the weak can endure mistreatment and accept failure with courage?” Many of the weak who are mistreated, humiliated, and abused by a success-obsessed sports culture end up hating … Continue reading

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How Should We Redeem Sports 3

Reframing the Question I used to loathe sports, sports culture, and anyone who played sports. This abject hatred stemmed partly from how parents, teammates, coaches, and opponents mistreated me. Such mistreatment was indeed evil, but was a normal part of … Continue reading

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How Should We Redeem Sports 2

In my previous post, I raised the question, “How should the Church redeem sports and sports culture such that the weak are not discouraged, humiliated, and treated as sub-humans?” Answers posted on Facebook and on this blog were not entirely … Continue reading

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How Should We Redeem Sports?

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Recently, my pastor David Prince debated the question of whether Christians should involve themselves or their children in football or other violent sports. Prince defended violent sports, saying that they build teamwork, trust, courage, self-sacrifice, and suffering.1 Prince, having done … Continue reading

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