"Can you love your neighbor as yourself and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?"
That's a direct quote from Paul Burress, a pastor in Rochester, N.Y., who believes mixed martial arts can help bring people together. He and fellow fighters are profiled in Fight Church, a doc from Oscar-winning director Paul Junge, and Bryan Storkel.
Storkel has started a Kickstarter campaign to finish the film; he has raised $10,000 of his $30,000 goal and is offering incentives like DVDs and a credit in the movie to supporters.
Says one fighter: "As I progress in my Christian life, I start to see a conflict. Is this having a positive impact on my Christianity?"
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