Super Bowl Sunday has become one of the biggest days of the year on the sporting calendar. Millions of people around the world tune in for a game of football.
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The first Sunday in February is also one of the biggest outreach opportunities for the body of Christ. Through Football Sunday, a movement is growing to bring glory to the Name above all names on football’s biggest day.
What is Football Sunday? It’s a resource for churches to provide their people with an inside look at faith in the NFL in a way that’s relatable to all. The main feature is a sermon-replacement video starring prominent NFL players, including some playing on Super Sunday, along with other tools geared to reach communities.
This year’s video features the stories and testimonies of Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, and former NFL linebacker Sam Acho. It is hosted by Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy and former NFL tight end Benjamin Watson.
For a fourth year, Sports Spectrum also produced a 32-page Football Sunday special-edition magazine. Copies were included with every purchase of the Football Sunday package, and also sent out to all subscribers. The magazine features stories on Cooks, Wentz and Acho; the history of Football Sunday; as well as Super Bowl stats and numbers, and devotionals from NFL players.
More than half the price of every FBS package sold in 2021 was donated to the ministry of Compassion International.
Football Sunday, which began in 2015 with one video, has reached more than 5 million people in more than 5,000 churches and ministries. With additional tools each year, the movement continues to grow. Visit FootballSunday.com for more information.
— Football Sunday 2020: Ben Watson, Nate Solder, Prince Amukamara share testimonies
— Football Sunday 2019: Kirk Cousins, Case Keenum, Demario Davis share testimonies
— Football Sunday 2018: Seek, Surrender, Serve
— Bucs DT Vita Vea relied on faith in God while battling back from Week 5 broken ankle
— Bucs WR Scotty Miller at SB: ‘Without Jesus coming down, none of this would be possible’
— Clyde Christensen serving as QB coach to Tom Brady, spiritual leader to Bucs organization
— Kicker Ryan Succop set for first Super Bowl after rainbow from Lord led him to Tampa
— NEW PODCAST: Clyde Christensen – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Coach
— Bucs punter Bradley Pinion, kicker Ryan Succop say quick prayers before field-goal attempts
— Bucs WR Scotty Miller gives glory to ‘Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’ after reaching Super Bowl
— Tampa Bay Bucs LB Shaquil Barrett after NFC title: ‘I just want to thank my Lord and Savior’
— Chiefs owner Clark Hunt after AFC title: ‘The Lord has blessed our family in so many ways’
— Chiefs FB Anthony Sherman surprises cancer-fighting K.C. fan with Super Bowl tickets
— Like last year, Chiefs’ Stefen Wisniewski lives out ‘God’s plan’ to Super Bowl starting lineup
— Chiefs DB Juan Thornhill relied on God through ACL rehab to get back to Super Bowl
— Chiefs FB Anthony Sherman helping to ‘Fill the Stadium’ through Compassion International
— NEW PODCAST: Marcellus Casey – Kansas City Chiefs Team Chaplain