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Are You a Fan or a Follower? (4 of 11)
Pastor Jeff Schreve
As I mentioned and as everyone knows today's Super Bowl Sunday, Super Sunday at our church. It's the day in America that people come out of the woodwork to watch football. My wife who didn't know who was playing in the game is going to watch the Super Bowl because it's just one of those things, it's a time for people to get together it's a time for fans to come out. Now when you think about fans, is there anything greater than fans? Sports teams love to have fans, they love for their fans to come early and stay late, to be vocal to be energetic to be excited to rock the house and shake the stadium and get the team pumped up. You know I was doing a little checking to see about different fans and some things that are done. The Ohio State Buckeyes, they play in the Big Ten. They do some cool things in the Big Ten. Penn State University has a thing called the Whiteout and everyone in the stadium, 100,000 people, they're all wearing white T-shirts and they do the wave and man, it is cool, it's just white everywhere. There's another school in the Big Ten called Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison, Wisconsin. They have a tradition that they started in 1998, it's called one of the greatest college game day traditions. They do it between the 3rd and 4th quarter and they start to jump around. Man that would get you pumped up. That's a good song that jump around song. There's another song, one of my favorite jock jam songs, our students like this song, we've got a little student cheering section up here today and when they play this song, what do you guys do? (Wild cheering and clapping) All right! They have signs that say PREACH IT!! (Laughter) but you know fans do something because fans kind of rock the house and fans wear the gear and fans get people excited and who wouldn't like fans? Jesus! Jesus isn't looking for fans. He had tons of fans. He's not looking for fans. Y ...
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