US Marines Pray in Formation at NFL Game

Fresh off accusations the US military forces its young, impressionable troops to pray in formation, an entire formation of US Marines did so in front of nearly 75,000 football fans.

Marines perform their version of ‘Tebowing’ before the Broncos-Jets game on Nov. 17. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)

Actually, they’re Tebowing.  Then again, Tebowing is praying, by definition.  And they’re in uniform.  These Marines must be evidence of Michael Weinstein’s conspiracy theory that a secret Christian cabal is planning to take over the world.  Tebow must be attending the meetings in the secret bunker with James Dobson and Dick Cheney.  And Colonel Sanders.

Somebody call Richard.

The Tebowing website has an entire section on “patriotic” Tebowing, which is almost exclusively men and women in uniform striking the pose around the world, from Texas to Afghanistan and undisclosed locations.

Some favorites:

In seeing his TV interviews, Tim Tebow has a humble spirit and a good sense of humor.  Say what you will about the Bronco’s offense, Tim Tebow has an amazing platform for Jesus Christ — as these pictures show, it’s one that reaches around the world.

In an interesting twist, it’s a platform he probably wouldn’t have but for the controversy surrounding him.

5 replies to “US Marines Pray in Formation at NFL Game

  1. Donalbain

    And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.

  2. Richard

    @Donalbain

    You would think, wouldn’t you, that this hypocrisy would be understood by intelligent men and women.

    Religion, Islam and Christianity in particular, is becoming as much of a scourge of modern times as it was in the darfk ages.

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