Why should we even think about sharing our faith with our sports friends?
How do we actually go about sharing our faith with our sports mates?
We love to share good news. So why do we sometimes find it hard to share the Good News of the gospel?
How does what I read in the Bible fit together with how I play my sport?
Your story, my story, His story.
If we are to tell people about the gospel, we need to know what the gospel is and how to explain it clearly.
People watch our actions and often determine who or what we are by what they see. What does your behaviour in your sports club say about who you now are in Christ?
Although some of us may have had bad experiences of hearing the gospel explained in a public setting, in Romans 10 we see that God uses people to proclaim His word and He uses His proclaimed word to save people.
The commandment to ‘go and make disciples’ is daunting. It is important to grasp the difference between our role and God’s role in pointing people to Jesus and to leave Him with the results.
A key question to ask whenever we reflect on a competitive situation is not ‘did I win or lose?’ but ‘did I glorify God in my attitude and actions?’ This is easier said than done, so how can we do it well?
What is it that motivates you to stand out as a Christian competing in the world of sport?
What stops you from praying for your sports friends?
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