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The Religion of Olympism: Why the Church Should Never Celebrate Olympic Sunday

After living in Atlanta during the recent celebration of the Centennial Olympic Games, I have a better appreciation of the apostle Paul's emotional state as he witnessed firsthand the depth of Athenian idolatry. As you will see, my concerns are not the traditional ones: enormous cost and inconvenience, commercialism, or terrorism. I am convinced that these Games are an attack upon the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ. Though my position is an admittedly unpopular one, I cannot keep silent. Every faithful child of the King must boldly stand for His interests and Lordship against those who refuse to recognize His claims.