Either way, the article featuring our page is hilariously bad and I'll reply to it paragraph by paragraph. It's a long piece, so bear with me. Here's the post in question. Jim Solouki's comments are in italics and my responses are in normal text. I've taken out pictures, but I highly suggest going to the original page and checking them out. They have a picture of two girls at a Bruins game and claim it's an NFL game! Funny stuff. Let's do this:
Greetings True Christians! This is a public service announcement from your favorite internet bigot!
Did you know that every spring the NFL teams of the American nation get together and pick which players they are going to force to play for them? That’s right boys and girls. After college, athletes get to choose to go into a “draft” and then be selected by a given team. Those players are forced to wear numbers and are kept away from society with millions of dollars as cogs in a depraved system filled with whoremongering adulterers and crack-guzzling drug dealers. The NFL is the path to Hell, and players that enter the draft are heading straight to hell in most cases (with the exception of God’s favorite player Tim Tebow and other rare NFL players). First off, players aren't forced to enter the NFL at all. Some college players never pursue an NFL career. Some players choose to enter the military, pursue other lines of work, or in the case of many young men, to follow their faith and become ministers. Montana State University CB Deonte Flowers is one of these men. He's a hard worker on the field, and plans to give up the football field for a minister's robe on Sundays in the future. While there are certainly bad seeds in the NFL, and while there are problems with the way many NFL athletes behave, there are many players that do a ton to help those around them.
Second, if the NFL is the path to Hell, then what about former player and minister Reggie White? Or players like Dan Marino and Boomer Esiason who run large-scale charities for children? How about Panthers Defensive Line coach Eric Washington who bought Christmas gifts for an entire family after their presents were stolen this year? Or former Bengals QB David Klingler, who now works for the Dallas Theological Seminary? Did you know that Corey Lynch saved a woman's life after a car accident? Or that Pat Tillman sacrificed his life in Afghanistan defending his country after the September 11th attacks. Surely these men aren't on the path to Hell. Temptations exist in every field, both to do good and to do evil. Regardless of one's theological leanings, it's hard to argue with the fact that these men have, from a Christian perspective, lived good lives. What's more Christian, Jim? Making a positive impact on the world or sitting behind a keyboard and hiding behind a screen damning people to Hell? If your God is real, surely there will be some choice words for you at the Last Judgment. Unlike you, I'll choose not to judge though.
Oh, and if Tim Tebow is God's favorite player, then how come God didn't give him a long and successful NFL career?
Did you know that the NFL Draft has two games that their people use to pick their players? One of them is called the Senior Bowl and the other one is called the Shrine Game. The Shrine Game was named the Shrine Game as a way to mock Christianity; these players play a game dedicated to a shrine built for wealth and women instead of a True Christian shrine to God. Look at how these heathens celebrate this shrine to ungodly sports by worshiping the players instead of Jesus!
Actually Jim, the Shrine Game is named after the Shriners Children's hospital that it benefits. The game raises money to help treat sick kids. Isn't that nice Jim? The Shrine Game players also visit sick kids in the hospital. Didn't Jesus tell us to visit the sick? You might want to review Matthew 25:36. If you really want a conspiracy though, Jim, Might I suggest one to you? The Shriners Hospital was founded by Freemasons ***GASP**** No that doesn't mean that there is a Masonic conspiracy controlling the NFL. Don't bother making a big fuss, I'll save you the trouble.
I have just recently visited one of the many ungodly sports websites on the internet, www.mattandmikesports.com. On their homepage they claim to be different than other websites, but they are just as ungodly as all of them. Nowhere on their page do we find a celebration of or tribute to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!! These heathens are wishing people a Happy Hanukkah! During Christmas time! They took Christ from Christmas by celebrating the holiday of Hanukkah, Christ’s killers’ favorite winter celebration. That’s just stupid, and God will punish them for it.
Didn't the Romans technically kill Jesus? Also Jim, wasn't Jesus a Jew? For all you know, we could have been celebrating with Him. The fact that we have wished people a happy Hanukkah does not mean that we are "ungodly" or are trying to deny God. We acknowledge all holidays equally. Do you know why Jim? We believe in a thing called tolerance. Might want to do the google and look that word up after reading this. I do hope that you had a wonderful Hanukkah and a merry Christmas this year.
On their ungodly page, they do much celebration of players that hit each other hard. The NFL Draft people like to celebrate violence, pain, and ungodly behavior. Look at this ungodly tribute to Linestopper Denzel Perrymane. They make a false god out of him and worship him as if he were God. That’s a sin boys and girls. And what do NFL fans do with their Sundays? They ignore the Sabbath and make a false sabbath out of the Superbowl! That’s ungodly, folks.
I know plenty of people that go to a church service on Sunday morning and then watch football. Football games don't start until 1 PM on the East Coast, and many Church services are in the morning. Have you ever posted on a Sunday? Also, if you've seen Roger Goodell's football league, pain is not one of the things celebrated in modern football.
What's a linestopper? I assume you're talking about lineBACKER Denzel Perryman? We don't worship him as if he were God. I merely think he's going to be an outstanding player, much like I think Pope Francis is an outstanding Pope. I also think that Nixon was an outstanding president minus the whole Watergate thing (look at his foreign policy achievements and his treatment of Native Americans). You, sir, are nuttier than peanuts dipped in nutella.
This is the problem with the NFL Draft! Instead of celebrating the ways that our young people can further Christ’s work, fans of the NFL Draft instead worship players that will help replace God on Sundays, the day the NFL plays almost all of their games. They are replacing Christ with football and they know this. The NFL Draft is the day that the NFL career begins for each of these players, and it must be destroyed. God hates the NFL’s fans, God hates the NFL’s players, and God hates the NFL! Why should players reject the NFL and the NFL Draft? Because the NFL is Satan’s favorite football league!
What makes you think that God hates the NFL's fans or players? Isn't it a bit arrogant to decide what God does and does not hate? Doesn't the Bible teach Christians not to judge, and to love their neighbors? I'm not trying to get judgmental or pushy with you, Jim, but at least follow the teachings of the belief system you claim to follow.
Did Reggie White replace God with football? What about Kurt Warner? David Klingler? Tim Tebow? Ray Lewis? I can keep going all day, Jim. Your facts are wrong.
This ungodly abomination supports homosexuality, promotes violence, de-sanctifies the Sabbath, destroys the sanctity of marriage, promotes alcohol consumption, promotes gambling, promotes lustful behavior, and leads our children to idolize professional athletes instead of Jesus! I have put much research into this post, and will share it all with you here. The NFL is Satan’s sport, and it must be destroyed immediately!
I'm just going to let this one go...you do know that many players are devout Christians who display Bible verses on parts of their body and pray before games, right? Are you making stuff up? This is silly.
Arizona Cardinals. The Arizona Cardinals are ungodly to the core. Did you know that their mascot, the cardinal, was named after the Roman Catholic Cardinal? The Arizona Cardinals, much like the New Orleans Saints, glorify that whore of Babylon, the Roman Catholic Church. Not only that, but they have heathenistic drug addict Tyrann Matthieu on their roster. They even signed Osama bin Laden supporter andd Muslim sympathizer Rashard Mendenhall! Shame on you Arizona.
How can you hate the Cardinals? They're like the Charlie Brown of the NFL! Their mascot was actually named after the bird, the same bird that is prominently (sorry Jim, that's a big word) displayed on their helmets. They also signed well-known Christian Kurt Warner, who took them to a Superbowl. How is Matthieu heathenistic?
Atlanta Falcons. The Atlanta Falcons brought ungodly dogfighting master Michael Vick into the NFL, and allowed him to launch a gambling and dogfighting ring while on their team. However, the Falcons are not as bad as some teams!
Did the Falcons bring Vick back after prison? Nope. They didn't know he was into dogfighting. Your facts are wrong Jim. Stop twisting facts.
Baltimore Ravens. The Baltimore Ravens are an affront to God and Jesus! God hates them! Not only do their fans engage in a heathenistic ritual of massaging Johnny Unitas’ “golden toe” before home games (just like the Jews with the Golden Calf!), but they support murderers! The Baltimore Ravens kept murderer Ray Lewis on their roster. However, they threw Ray Rice off of their team for hitting his wife. Well guess what boys and girls, that’s ungodly. While we do not condone domestic violence, what happens between a man and a woman should stay between a man and a woman and God. The Bible says that women should obey their husbands. Ray Rice’s wife even supports him. Shame on you Baltimore! Shame on you! Repent or burn in Hell Baltimore.
I will agree with you on one thing. That golden toe thing is weird! Johnny Unitas wasn't even a Raven, he was and will always be a Colt. I get that Unitas played in Baltimore, but it's weird to do that with another team's star player. What do you guys do when the Colts come to town?
Wasn't Ray Lewis acquitted? Ray Lewis is one of your guys Jim. He even said that God wouldn't have used him for His glory in the Superbowl if he was a murderer. Check this out Jim.
Misogyny is evil Jim. I can't believe that I just read your comments about Ray Rice and his wife. This is 2014. Grow up and accept the fact that women and men are equal and deserve equal treatment. People like this Jim Solouki are dangerous and should not be allowed to poison the minds of our children. If this is satire, you're a jerk. If this is serious, you're a word that I refuse to print on this blog. Grow up.
Buffalo Bills. OJ Simpson is headed straight to hell. Other than OJ Simpson, nobody cares about this team, not even Satan.
I care about the Bills Jim. I think their fans do too.
Carolina Panthers. The panthers really aren’t that bad, but they do have criminal mastermind Cam Newton on their team. God hates Cam Newton for stealing computers, and you should too.
"Criminal Mastermind Cam Newton." That sounds like a superhero-type of name. You've got the wrong hero though. Cam is Superman, not the Criminal Mastermind. He stole one laptop in college. He made a mistake. Ever make a mistake? Happened to him. It seems to me that someone's looking out for him though. Have you seen his recent car accident? Check this out.
Chicago Bears. The Chicago Bears are one of Satan’s favorite teams. Not only did they film the Superbowl Shuffle in 1985, selling their souls to the devil in return for winning the Superbowl that year, but they also had ungodly and evil womanizer Walter Payton on their team, as well as horrible people such as Dick Butkiss and murderer Mike Ditka. This team is truly Satanic.
Payton was actually a pretty decent guy from what I've seen. Ditka's murder was in self defense. Why is Butkis a horrible person? Is it because you don't like his name? They sold their souls? This must be satire. This is silly!
Cincinnati Bengals. God abhors the Cincinnati Bengals. There is no bigger collection of criminals, druggies, and alcoholics in the NFL. Not only that, but the Bengals owner, Mike Brown, cares more about money than he cares about God. Everybody knows that Mike Brown is one of the cheapest people in the world, and by holding onto his money, he is sealing his fate in Hell. After all, the only way for things to be loosed to us in heaven is if we loose them in this life. Repent or burn Mike Brown.
This is actually kind of funny. However, the Bengals have actually cleaned up that team. This is 2014, not 2008. It's really not nice to claim that Mike Brown is going to Hell either. He seems like a nice guy, and it's not your place to judge.
Cleveland Browns. The Cleveland Browns are one of the many playgrounds of Satan in this league! The Browns have a history of evil. First, they were founded by father of Mike Brown Paul Brown, who is burning in hell as we speak. Second, they have Johnny Manziel, an evil, evil person and a bad, bad man that Satan loves. They also have drug addict Josh Gordon on their team.
"Johnny Manziel is an evil, evil person and a bad, bad man that Satan loves." Where did you get this from? It's funny but completely out there. I'm confused.
Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys are the seat of the whore of Babylon in the NFL. Team owner Jerry Jones is a notorious sex and wealth addict. All cheerleaders are ungodly tools of Satan, but the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders are especially Satanic. God hates them and you should too! The Cowboys also signed homosexual servant of Satan Michael Sam!! God hates Michael Sam!
Oh! I get it! You want to be the next Fred Phelps. Stop being intolerant. Leave Michael Sam alone. Just because ESPN talks about him all the time doesn't mean you have to bash him. Who says Cheerleaders are ungodly tools of Satan? Did you get turned down by one in high school or something? This really has to be satire...but judging from your other posts, I'm just not too sure.
Denver Broncos. The Denver Broncos were once God’s favorite football team, drafting God’s favorite player Tim Tebow. However, they later released Tebow, replacing him with Satanic servant Peyton Manning. The Denver Broncos are now a cursed abomination that the Lord hates.
Ok, this is funny.
Detroit Lions. Defensive tackle Ndamakung Suh is an ungodly servant of Islam and acts like a gorilla on the field. The Lions play in Detroit and many players are tied to the drug and gang scene in the city. God hates this team.
I don't know if Suh is a Muslim..but what does that have to do with the Lions?
Green Bay Packers. The Green Bay Packers are an extremely ungodly team. Brett Favre was an early homosexual icon in the NFL, having a closeted relationship with Analyst John Madden. Aaron Rodgers has been seen with many bikini models and other whores. The name “Packers” refers to a homosexual act of intercourse. I will not go into details on this act. Needless to say it is ungodly and sinful. God hates the Packers, and you should too.
Yes, John Madden talked about Brett Favre all the time. No, Madden was not in a relationship with Favre, any more than Skip Bayless was in a relationship with Tim Tebow. I thought you liked guys being straight Jim, so what's wrong with Rodgers dating models? He just really likes women.
Houston Texans. This team is young and has not yet upset the Lord our God.
Indianapolis Colts. The Colts horseshoe logo is ungodly and supports gambling. They also drafted servant of Satan Peyton Manning.
What is with your hatred of Peyton? Is it his forehead or is it Omaha? Oh! I get it! You're angry because he replaced Tebow.
Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars refused to sign God’s quarterback, Tim Tebow. For that alone, they are cursed. Repent Jacksonville, fix your evil ways, and sign Tim Tebow!
Don't be silly Jacksonville. Just say no.
Kansas City Chiefs. The Kansas City Chiefs signed the ungodly Joe Montana instead of letting him fall into retirement. The Chiefs also signed Satan’s favorite runningback Jamaal Charles. God hates Charles so much that he used Miami’s mascot to end his season!
Why is Jamaal Charles Satan's favorite running back? Where's your evidence Jim?
Miami Dolphins. In 1972, the Miami Dolphins sold their souls to Satan in return for an undefeated season. Now God hates them with a fiery passion.
Ok then. I'm surprised you didn't say anything about Richie Incognito. By the way...you forgot the Vikings.
New England Patriots. The Patriots coach, Bill Belecheck, is on extremely friendly terms with Satan and may be possessed by a demon. Belecheck also cut God’s favorite quarterback Tim Tebow, and the team is cursed for that in itself! Tight end Rob Gronkowski is a party boy and Aaron Hernandez is a murderer. Repent New England! Repent!
You should go visit Bill Belichick some time Jim. He's a really nice guy and if you happen to have a boo boo he'll even kiss it and make it better.
The NFL. The NFL is thoroughly ungodly in all ways. First, they mock the sanctity of the Sabbath by playing games for profit on Sunday! Second, they support homosexuality but punish men for embracing their roles as head of the household. They have spent much time making rules to improve player safety, but in reality the only thing players need to be safe is Jesus. Turn to Jesus, and Jesus will protect you! God hates the NFL in all possible ways.
HOW do they "punish men for embracing their roles as head of the household"? Please tell me this isn't a reference to the Ray Rice thing...
New Orleans Saints. The New Orleans Saints are affiliated with Catholicism and are cursed for that alone. Not only that, the violent bounty scandal funded by coach Sean Payton spread violence instead of love. God hates the Saints!
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore called. They said you spread hatred instead of love....
New York Giants. Peyton’s brother Eli Manning plays for the Giants. God hates Eli Manning too.
LEAVE ELI ALONE :( :( :( :( :(
New York Jets. The New York Jets released God’s quarterback Tim Tebow and signed Satan’s servant Michael Vick! That is enough reason for god to hate this franchise!
What? Nothing about Rex Ryan?
Oakland Raiders. The Oakland Raiders support gang violence and drug dealers. God hates them thusly.
Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles signed Michael Vick right out of jail, bringing him back into the NFL. That is ungodly! Repent Philly, repent!
Fair enough. At least they got rid of him?
Pittsburgh Steelers. The Pittsburgh Steelers are a very terrible organization. Their quarterback, Ben Wafflesburger, is a well-known rapist. Their former kicker, Jeff Reed, was often seen at parties with many women. Their mascot, Steely McBeam, is an obviously homosexual figure. Their players are dirty, and their fans are slutty. God hates this team with a fiery passion, and the Steelers and their fans are all heading straight to Hell.
Ben ROETHLISBERGER has never been found guilty, for what its worth. I'll agree though, Reed is a weird dude and Steely McBeam is pretty creepy. I wouldn't condemn them and their fans to hell though. That's not nice.
San Diego Chargers. Chargers linebacker Manti Teo created an imaginary girlfriend in college.At least that’s what the media wants us to think. In actuality, he summoned a succubus and had sexual relations with it on a nightly basis. All who are close to Manti will go to hell, the San Diego Chargers included.
It's not coolto imply that someone's loved ones are going to Hell. Also, were you there when Manti T'eo summoned said succubus? I call bull**** or satire...unfortunately your other posts are insane enough to make me question whether this is indeed satire, so just to be sure, I'm replying.
San Francisco 49ers. Joe Montana sold his soul to Satan in return for success at the NFL level. He found it, and cursed this franchise in the process.
What about Tom Brady with the Patriots? Did he sell his soul for Ugg Boots?
Seattle Seahawks. God loves the Seattle Seahawks. Russell Wilson is a good Christian and Pete Carroll is a good man. This is why God allowed them to vanquish Satan’s servant Peyton Manning in the Superbowl.
So Jim's a Seattle fan. That explains the hate for the 49ers. Are you a bandwagoner?
St. Louis Rams. The Rams signed ungodly homosexual heathen Michael Sam! They brought this openly gay homosexual heathen into the NFL, and they will be punished by God for it. God allowed their quarterback Sam Bradford to be injured as punishment for this roster move.
Then why did Sam Bradford get hurt the year before Sam's rookie year as well?
Tennessee Titans. God hates this team for their supporter of adulterer Steve McNair. Adultery is an affront to God.
The fail is strong with this one. I think your claim to be a "True Christian" is a bit of an affront, wouldn't you agree?
Washington Redskins. The Redskins are working for Satan! Not only do they glorify the ungodly savage, but they also reject the true nature of this nation! The NFL is right, the team name should be changed…but not to something that glorifies the heathen savage. Instead, they should change the name to the the Washington Christians or the Washington savages!
The racism is strong with this one. You should be ashamed of yourself.
The NFL is an abomination to Jesus. God hates the NFL, and God hates the NFL Draft! We should all boycott it! It is time to take back our Sundays for Jesus! It is time to take back our TVs for Christ! God damn the NFL Draft! God Damn the NFL! And God Damn ungodly websites like www.mattandmikesports.com which are working for Satan! Repent sinners, or you will all be punished like Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. God will smite you all and send you straight to Hell unless you repent. The only way to heaven is to be born again in Christ. Reject the NFL and embrace Jesus. I will be praying for you.
Ok Jim. You're on to me. Satan gives me a box of Fig Newtons and a gigantic lollipop of joy every time I publish a post. I have nothing against any religious group, but this comment deserves the following statement. SMITE ME O MIGHTY SMITER! See? Nothing happened. Jim, you're nuts.
I’m Jim Solouki, and I’m a True Christian! I'm Mike B., and unlike Jim, I am NOT CRAZY!
Again, that webpage may be satire, but the fact is that they have received a ton of press for posts claiming that Typhoon Haiyan was a judgment from God (published in the International Business Times), and for claiming that the recent Air Asia plane crash was a punishment from God. The authors of the site sound an awful lot like the hate-filled people from the Westboro Baptist Church, and hatred must always be challenged. That's why I took the time to reply.
Hope you enjoyed it, and Jim, feel free to respond.