"Can you love your neighbour as yourself and then knee him in the face as hard as you can?"
That's an interesting question posed by one of the individuals showcased in the documentary "Fight Church", exploring the movement of Christianity and MMA in America. There churches which meld the two together, and it has even gotten to the point where was a Pastor versus Pastor fight, which is documented in this documentary Fight Church. The documentary gives a balance approach approach to the subject, allowing people who have no disconnect between Christianity and MMA to speak their mind, as well as giving an outlet for those who feel it is un-Christian to engage in a combat sport like MMA.
Fight Church Screenings:
Independent Film Festival Boston
Apr 24 7:45 PM
Apr 26 6:30 PM
Nashville Film Festival
April 25th 8pm
Maryland Film Festival
Screening date/time TBD
Some quotes about religion from mixed martial arts fighters below.