Christian Football Terms

Now that football season is in full swing…

“Quarterback Sneak”
Church members quietly leaving during the invitation.

“Draw Play”
What many children do with the bulletin during worship.

The period between Sunday School and worship when many choose to leave.

Those who do not sing, pray, work or apparently do anything but sit.

Making a trip to the back (restroom or water fountain) during the service.

“Staying in the Pocket”
What happens to a lot of money that should be given to the Lord’s work.

“Two-minute Warning”
The point at which you realize the sermon is almost over and begin to gather up your children and belongings.

“Instant Replay”
The preacher loses his notes and falls back on last week’s illustrations.

“Sudden Death”
What happens to the attention span of the congregation if the preacher goes

You’re called on to pray and are asleep.

“End Run”
Getting out of church quick, without speaking to any guest or fellow member.

“Flex Defense”
The ability to allow absolutely nothing said during the sermon to affect your life.

“Halfback Option”
The decision of 50 percent of the congregation not to return for the evening service.

The rush for the restaurants following the closing prayer.



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