“10 minutes for god, ten minutes for ego, the rest for the devil.”
If people are going to go through all that, then why bother going to church??
It demonstrates where the heart is.
In all fairness, Father, sports-watchers are usually doing something else and last I checked you can’t eat or drink in church either. When you’re sitting out of obligation to the Lord, it becomes like a job at that point. (Obviously this is a gross generalization. I’m sure there are puh-LENTY of people who don’t care if a sermon goes 10-15 minutes over and are having fun all the same.)