Quarterback Sneak: Church members quietly leaving during the invitation.
Draw Play: What many children do with the bulletin during worship.
Halftime: The period between Sunday School and worship when many choose to leave.
Benchwarmer: Those who do not sing, pray, work, or apparently do anything but sit.
Backfield-in-Motion: Making a trip to the back (restroom or water fountain) during the service.
Staying in the Pocket: What happens to a lot of money that should be given to the Lord’s work.
Two-minute Warning: The point at which you realize the sermon is almost over and begin to gather up your children and belongings.
Instant Replay: The preacher loses his notes and falls back on last week’s illustrations.
Sudden Death: What happens to the attention span of the congregation if the preacher goes “overtime”.
Trap: You’re called on to pray and are asleep.
End Run: Getting out of church quick, without speaking to any guests or fellow members.
Flex Defense: The ability to allow absolutely nothing said during the sermon to affect your life.
Halfback Option: The decision of 50% of the congregation not to return for the evening service.
Blitz: The rush for the restaurants following the closing prayer.