Bowling

Christians Do Have Fun

Bowling

Fred Anderson checks out the right size bowling shoes at the front counter of the Brunswick bowling alley in Denton, Texas, Monday night to show that Christians can have fun and bowling is an activity they can have fun with. (Photo By: Phylicia Hodges)

Bowling

Fred Anderson weighs the bowling balls and picks the right one for himself, Monday night at the Brunswick bowling alley in Denton, Texas. Anderson shows Christians can have fun and bowling is an activity they can choose to have fun with. (Photo by: Phylicia Hodges)

Bowling

Fred Anderson ties up his shoes and gets ready to bowl Monday night at the Brunswick bowling alley in Denton, Texas. Anderson shows Christians can have fun and bowling is an activity they can choose to have fun with. (Photo by: Phylicia Hodges)

Bowling

Fred Anderson sets up the ball and gets ready to roll it down the lane Monday night at the Brunswick bowling alley in Denton, Texas. Anderson shows Christians can have fun and bowling is an activity they can have fun with. (Photo by: Phylicia Hodges)

Bowling

Fred Anderson tosses the bowling ball down the lane in hopes of striking out, Monday night at the Brunswick bowling alley in Denton, Texas. Anderson shows Christians can have fun and bowling is an activity they can have fun with. Let the games being. (Photo by: Phylicia Hodges)

The rumor that Christians don’t have fun must be a fable since there is at least one activity all nationalities and religions can enjoy. Bowling. Clubs can be found worldwide.
According to an article by Mission to America (MTA), “It depends on what you mean by ‘fun’. If fun means eat, drink and be merry – yes, Christians do that. If fun means drugs, premarital sex and vandalism – I’d have to ask whether these really result in happiness. After all, what is the point of having fun, if the end result is not happiness?”
Evangelicals, 91 percent, are completely, or mostly satisfied with their life, according to a survey by Barna Group. In contrast, 33 percent of those of a non-Christian faith are 17 percent more likely to be stressed out than Evangelicals and those who consider themselves to be atheist, or agnostic are 26 percent more likely to be stressed out.
“If Christians don’t have fun – that’s nobody’s fault but their own,” said Mark Hart on his Life Teen blog post. “The people that claim that without alcohol, drugs, or premarital sex that there can be no fun, have no conception of, or true relationship with Jesus Christ.”
Hart gave nine ideas Christians can have fun doing for less than $15. He listed bowling as one. A few of the others included were garage sailing, movie madness, a water balloon fight, ice blocking and karaoke.