In sport, coaches, parents and other teammates can encourage us to be proud. Sometimes this is for self-esteem and encouragement but at other times it is done deliberately to inflate our ego, assert domination over another team/person due to our superior skill or to drive our ambition. But how should I view my sporting talents and achievements as a Christian?
The player who celebrates too early, or the team that holds a celebratory promotional shoot before then losing the final are subject to derision. All of us are quick to revel in the misplaced pride so often seen in sport.
How should I view my sporting talents and achievements as a Christian?
Former rugby professional Peter Browne and badminton player Lisa Elliott join us to discuss pride as a sportsperson.
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