American Jesus Madness 2013 – Egregious 8 Results

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I saw 4 Horsemen ushering in the Apocalypse! And their names were Scot McKnight, Mark Sandlin, Rachel Held Evans, and Stephanie Drury. After more than 18,000 votes were cast in the Egregious 8 round (that's over 55,000 votes for the entire tournament so far) we finally have our final four combatants. No matter who wins, everything will come down to an age old battle...
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American Jesus Madness 2013 – Egregious 8 Voting

AJMadnessBracket2013Sal2 Welcome to the Egregious 8 round! Why "egregious"? Because some obscure basketball tournament already laid claim to "elite" and "egregious" was the first alliterating word that popped in my head other than the lame "excellent." And, little known fact, along with "shockingly bad" the word "egregious" can also mean "distinguished." Since we've got a little of both in this tournament, I thought it was fitting. So, there's that. As...
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American Jesus Madness – Salacious 16 Results

AJMadnessBracket2013Sal2Over 37,000 votes have been cast so far American Jesus Madness 2013 and the results for the Salacious 16 are here!! The matches were, overall, much closer than the 1st round. The matchup between between Homebrewed Christianity and Ann Voskamp came down to a last minute rally from Ann Voskamp who squeezed out a razor thin 8 vote win. But we did have a few more...
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American Jesus Madness 2013 – Salacious 16 Voting

AJMadness2013Salacious16 Welcome to the Salacious 16 round where the epic matchups get even epic-er! That's a word, right? Anyway, keep these (slightly updated) guidelines for voting in mind during the Salacious 16 round.... 1) There are no rules for voting. Vote for whomever you like for whatever reason you like. It’s totally up to you. 2) Voting is unlimited. After voting click “Return to Poll” and you can vote again. However, if last year...
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American Jesus Madness 2013 – 1st Round Results

AJMadness2013Salacious16 After over 22,000 votes were cast the 1st round of American Jesus Madness 2013 is over and the results are in!! We had some close matchups and some total blowouts. Check out the results below and get ready to vote for the Salacious 16 round started TODAY @ 9AM EST!! 1ST ROUND RESULTS Tim Tebow - 55%        Ray Lewis - 45% #RickWarrenTips - 59%...
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American Jesus Madness 2013 – 1st Round Voting

AmericanJesusMadnessBracket2013c Let the tournament begin! Just a few reminders.... 1) There are no rules for voting. Vote for whomever you like for whatever reason you like. It's totally up to you. 2) Voting is unlimited. After voting click "Return to Poll" and you can vote again. However, if last year is any indication, Polldaddy (which runs the polling widget) will force you to "take a break" for about 10...
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Names, Dates, And Holiness

Open-Book2 American Jesus Madness officially kicks off tomorrow, but before it does I wanted to take a moment to talk about holiness. Because nothing goes together better than an absurd imaginary tournament and holiness, right? Ok, maybe not, but bare with me because I have a bit of good news to share with you. As many of you already know, I signed a book deal with CLC...
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American Jesus Madness 2013 – The Bracket

AmericanJesusMadnessBracket2013cIt’s here!! Presenting the official 2013 American Jesus Madness bracket!! A big word thanks to everyone who took the time to make nominations for the bracket! I really appreciate it. Just in case you're brand new to this, American Jesus Madness is my spin on March Madness (which begins next week), but instead of basketball teams, I use pop Christian culture. Obviously these people and things can’t “play” each other, so the...
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