Apr 20, 2007

Santa Dirk wishes Merry Christmas

Dirk Nowitzki is filming a Dallas Mavericks Video. Among other things he acts as Santa Claus, shouts “Ho ho ho!” and wishes “Merry Christmas!”

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Apr 15, 2007

Week 15 summary of sport and spirituality on twitter

The Twitterverse Search includes data from Sunday, April 8, 2007 to present. So that’s a whole week by now. Since Wednesday PlayersPrayers is on twitter as well and the one thing we do is to perform Twitterverse Searches for “workout” and “prayer” every day. Each Sunday there will be a weekly update here on this blog.

Week 15 summary of sport and spirituality on twitter:
Total Search Results for workout: 34
Total Search Results for prayer: 21
Most workout results on Tuesday with 9 hits and Thursday with 8 hits.
Most prayer results on Monday with 5 hits

Awards:
Workout of the week
Prayer of the week

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Apr 15, 2007

Rheinfire vs. Berlin Thunder

The NFL Europa Season has started. Here is what happened in Düsseldorf:


Rheinfire’s Mascot Bernie sent from heaven to help his team.


Before Kickoff the audience is purged by a Gospel.


Thunder’s Quarterback Travis Lulay relies on God’s Help. Even for winning a football match.

All pictures on flickr.

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Apr 6, 2007

sportive Easter

A happy sportive Easter to our readers!
On Maundy Thursday there were as many NHL games as disciples joined Jesus for supper and 2 NBA games. On Good Friday there were 13 NBA games and 3 NHL games. On Easter Sunday there are 6 NBA games and 5 NHL games. Enjoy the games, but dont’t forget the reading.

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Mar 26, 2007

Joy Enrique blesses Virgil Hill

Joy Enriquez’s myspace profile is filed under “Christian / Pop / R&B”.
As her next upcoming show you find:
“Mar 31 2007 8:00P Live Performance Munich”
Most of her songs are based on faith. In Munich she will perform her new song “Conquer” as walk-in for her friend Virgil Hill after presenting The Star-Sprangled Banner.

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Mar 12, 2007

International Philosophy Soccer Match

Germany’s greatest philosophers are desperately beaten by ancient Greeks. Manager of the German team is Dr. Martin Luther. Thomas Aquinas serves as a linesman.

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Mar 11, 2007

Bibles for the olympics

Liu Bainian, Vice President of the Patriotic Association in China, suggests to put Bibles at Beijing’s hotel rooms in preparation of the 2008 Olympic Games. In general the destribution of Bibles is constricted by the communist regime.
via CHINAdaily

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Mar 11, 2007

The Great Global Warming Swindle


How convenient Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” is for most people you have read before. A BBC documentary finally shows that everything you’ve ever been told about Global Warming is probably untrue.

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Mar 10, 2007

Seal Maker

With the Official Seal Generator enter some text, choose a border and an emblem, pick your colors, and click the ‘Go’ button. An Official Seal will be generated for you.

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Mar 5, 2007

FIFA to ban religion

FIFA decided to experiment with goal-line technology. But the latest IFAB meeting also resulted in several changes to the wording of the Laws of the Game, e.g.:

“The player’s equipment must not carry any political, religious or personal statements”

i.e.: Of course you earn your money not just by kicking the ball, but by expressing your personality. Your personality as a soccer professional has to be free of politics, religion or personal opinion.

Glory to the game! Maybe in future we won’t be allowed to use the “soccer” label anymore when blogging about sport and spirituality. What a shame!

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