I admit that many times during the NFL season I lament having Sunday evening responsibilities at church.
There are times when I wish I could simply lounge at home and watch the late afternoon game in its totality.
Yesterday, I harbored some of those feelings as I made my way back to Good Shepherd to lead the Men’s LifeGroup we started back in October.
Yet after 90 minutes of video lesson, conversation, salty snacks, encouragement, and prayer I realized that the NFL had not even crossed my mind during that time.
We were dealing with matters of eternity and not triviality.
The reality is this: had I done my best couch potato impression all afternoon and early evening, I would have felt lethargic and uninspired.
Yet by engaging in life and in matters of the spirit, I was energized and motivated.
All in all, a much better way to spend time than watching football.