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Offline Gints Klimanis

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Jesus Didn't Tap - Christian Fight Clubs
« on: February 05, 2010, 06:43:54 PM »
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Re: Jesus Didn't Tap - Christian Fight Clubs
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2010, 01:03:25 PM »
After reviewing their website I found a few things of interest and worth considering: "Jesus Didn't Tap was one of the first Christian based MMA clothing companies to hit the scene."

The largest portion of their website is the "Store" section, where you will find many aluring advertisments like this one: "Be the warrior the Lord wants you to be and sport a NEW Jesus Didn't Tap Shirt! Jesus Didn't Tap logo on front and One Nation under God logo on back. High Grade Soft Cotton, Feel the difference! Price:  $22.99"

Now, there is nothing wrong with making a living, and the sports apparel industry is a noble way to do it.  But using the Christian faith as a business for profit has always made me a little uncomfortable.  There is nothing wrong with the church (the body of Christ made up of individual Christians) being in and impacting the culture, in fact that is what being salt and light means.  But when the church looses its humility and the line between the church and industry (like church and state) is blurred or even errased, then the church risks loosing it's credability and the validity of it's message! 

Ok, I'll come down from my pulpit now.  :)
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Re: Jesus Didn't Tap - Christian Fight Clubs
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2010, 11:03:11 PM »
Do they say what they do with the money?
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Re: Jesus Didn't Tap - Christian Fight Clubs
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2010, 04:09:24 PM »
Is this really any different from purchasing a Bible from amazon.com that is printed by the Oxford University Press?  Though, I do agree that it is a little odd to see a religious message striped on a tush.

Could this be the Masculine Christian movement that periodically reassembles in response to the tyranny of the Church Lady?  The last time I saw anything like this in my area (northern California) was the Promise Keepers gatherings in the Oakland, California area.
"We do not condone the use of a toilet seat as a deadly weapon"
Go Shin Jutsu Kenpo, 3rd Degree Black Belt Prof. Richard Lewis
Bono JKD/Kajukenbo, Prof. John Bono, San Jose, CA
Baltic Dog, Dog Brothers Martial Arts