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What are we to do about CEO and NCAA Christians?

Holy Week: The procession of Jesus--Son of God, King of kings, Creator of all things--going from being praised "Hosanna in the highest!" to being charged as a criminal and dying a brutal death on a cross. Easter: The day in which we celebrate Jesus' resurrection and ascension to be seated at the right hand of God. 
This is the time in which everyonepiles in their cars, whether the last time they attended church was that Thursday or Friday, the previous Sunday, or last Christmas. 
As I was getting ready for church this Easter Sunday, one of my housemates made the comment that we should leave early in order to avoid traffic "because all the CEO Christians will be at church today." I was confused, and she elaborated: a CEO Christian is "Christmas and Easter Only." It immediately pained my heart, knowing this phenomenon was true. I felt flooded with feelings of awe and sadness when I drove down Betsy Kerrison Parkway, and the shoulder was lined with cars…