Church Culture And Football Of The Middle Of Service And Someone Walks Through The Door

1535 Words Dec 9th, 2016 7 Pages
Imagine being at church in the middle of service and someone walks through the door in a Football Jersey, with face paint and a foam finger yelling and cheering loudly right in the middle of the pastor’s sermon. A football fan behaving as if he was at a football game at a church service would definitely seem out of place and even be seen as offensive to some. Your location at any given time should directly influences the way you behave. People at church have one set of values that control how they behave and football games may have a completely different set of expected behaviors. As taunting and cursing may be tolerated at a football game when a player messes up, it definitely would not be accepted at church if the pastor misreads something or messes up on their sermon. Besides the passion many people have being there, church culture and football culture are completely different. The same is with different countries. The culture of where you are affects how you behave and how you communicate with those around you. People who live in different countries have different cultures; they do things differently, have different views on various topics, and ultimately the communicate differently.
According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, culture is defined as “The customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; also the characteristic features of everyday existence (as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a place or time”.…

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