Backyard Church
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Backyard Church

Modern-Day Idol Worship

How we dedicate our lives to the empty promises of little gods

Image by Mikhail Seleznev on iStock

I had an idol when I was a kid.

It was a certain football player who I loved.

I had posters of him on my walls. I would arrange my life so that I would never miss a single one of his games. I knew all his statistics off by heart. And even years after he retired from…

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Dan Foster

Dan Foster

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