Excuses For Not Going to Church

People come up with legions of excuses to quit going to church. But I heard of a pastor who used the same excuses to quit attending sports events. Here were his reasons: 1. Every time I went, they asked me for money. 2. The people with whom I had to sit didn?t seem very friendly. 3. The seats were hard and not at all comfortable. 4. I went to many games, but the coach never came to call on me. 5. The referee made a decision with which I could not agree. 6. I suspected that I was sitting with some hypocrites?they came to see their friends and what others were wearing rather than to see the game. 7. Some games went into overtime, and I was late getting home. 8. The band played some numbers that I had never heard before. 9. It seems that the games are scheduled when I want to do other things. 10. I was taken to too many games by my parents when I was growing up. 11. I recently read a book on sports and now I feel that I know more than the coaches do anyhow. 12. I don?t want to take my children to any games, because I want them to choose for themselves what sport they like best.

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