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Health and Human Performance


In All Things, football, NFL, deflategate, Reggie White, Tim Tebow, Tony Dungy


"Playing sports alone does not develop character, and sports in a corrupt context will develop bad character, but sports played according to God’s plan develops character that honors and glorifies God and develops people who have a deeper understanding of how God works in their lives and how they can serve God even after their playing days are over."

Posting about the morality of supporting football as well as ethics in football from a Christian perspective from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

Posting is part one of a response to Martin E. Marty's article of January 26, 2015, Football and Ethics which can be found at /football-and-ethics-martin-e-marty. Part two can be found at