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Entries Tagged as 'Super Bowl'

The Souper Bowl

February 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on The Souper Bowl · Faith and the City

About 12 years ago, I met the Rev. Brad Smith. Brad told me an amazing story. In 1990, he was an associate pastor at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. On Super Bowl Sunday, Brad offered a simple prayer as the church’s youth group settled down to watch the big game: Lord, even […]

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To Tebow or Not to Tebow?

February 2nd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Faith and the City

I don’t have to remind (m)any of my fellow New Yorkers that Super Bowl Sunday is nearly upon us.  Even the buses are frosted with Giants’ blue!  We are all eager to see if Victor Cuz will get a chance to salsa in the endzone. At church, our youth group is using the day as […]

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