We realise how God sees us and how He has made a way for us to be in right relationship with Him. He calls us to play sport in a way that brings Him honour and delight.
What does your behaviour in your sports club say about who you now are in Christ?
Without opponents, our sport wouldn’t exist. But how do we love them as our neighbour rather than hate them as our enemy in opposition?
In sport, coaches, parents and other teammates can encourage us to be proud. Sometimes this is for encouragement but at other times it is done deliberately to inflate our ego. But how should I view my sporting talents and achievements as a Christian?
There will always be disappointment in sport. But how we navigate these as Christians in competitive sport is an important witness to our faith in Christ.
In the heat of competition, we can react negatively both in what we say and in how we act towards an official who has penalised us or - in our eyes - acted unjustly. How are we to understand a godly attitude towards sports officials?
The pressure to perform in sport will have been felt by all of us at some point or other. Whether it is the pressure of a coach, a parent, the crowd. How do we handle pressure as Christians?
We are often caught between Sunday services and sporting events as, more and more, sport in our culture clashes with timings of church. How do we get the balance right?
Some of us change so much when we compete that we worry that we shouldn’t compete at all. How can we compete in a godly way in our sport?
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