BUTTE, MT (USA Today) -- For Tim Christensen, a 49ers fan who is also a pastor at Gold Hill Lutheran Church in Butte, Montana, Sunday's playoff game seemed to put him in a bit of a pickle: The second worship service began at a time that conflicted with the game.
So, in a nod to what game they were missing, he condensed it just a bit. Into a minute.
And then ended it in the best possible way: By kissing both biceps and ripping open his church clothes to reveal a 49ers shirt.
Now as first reported on Mashable.com, Christensen didn't let his congregation off that easily. He confirmed in a text message to USA Today that he held a full service afterwards.