Texas megachurch pastor Ed Young is going to have a professional wrestling-themed sermon series in which he will interview notable wrestlers like The Undertaker, Ric Flair, Sting, and “The Million Dollar Man” Ted Dibiase. The senior pastor of Fellowship Church, a multi-site congregation based in Grapevine, Texas, recently announced that the four-week series will begin on Sunday, Sept. 9.

In a Thursday interview with The Christian Post, Young explained that he had considered centering a sermon series on wrestling for years given how often it appears in the Bible. “One of the most used metaphors in scripture regarding the Christian life is that of a wrestler,” said Young, citing as examples Ephesians 6:12 and Jacob wrestling with an angel, as described in Genesis 32:22-32. READ MORE