Adopted by the General Board and presented to the General Conference in the form of a recommendation in 1984
Whereas the General Board has carefully and prayerfully considered the matter of organized sports and the effects it could have upon our churches, and
Whereas organized sports as the world knows it has an attitude and appearance that oppose Pentecostal principles, teachings, and standards, and
Whereas we would be entering into an area that could adversely affect our doctrine of separation, and
Whereas in the interest of preserving the beautiful things of holiness and dedication given to us by prayerful, godly men who sacrificed and suffered for the great cause we represent,
The General Board recommends that United Pentecostals refrain from participating in organized sports. This recommendation is not to restrict the local church in its recreational activities which offer good wholesome exercise and Christian fellowship.
The above is a position paper of the United Pentecostal Church International and is provided for informational purposes.
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