So, what’s the problem with gospel presentations? The lack of follow-up. If you study the history of “altar call” evangelism, you’ll see that this has always been a problem.
The question is not if conflict is going to happen but rather when conflict is going to happen. It’s my contention that there is conflict in every game. People can hide their anger and frustration well. Some people can’t.
After a game, what a parent/coach celebrates is what a child emulates.
I wanted to celebrate displays of character more than displays of skill or victory
The allure to become big is difficult to avoid for a sports minister in his/her ministry. Don’t think though that bigger is necessarily better.
The thing about most cause/welfare non-profits is that they haven’t figured out how to solve the problem they’re working on (yet).
The question of how to handle a blowout as a winning coach is relevant at almost any level of any sport. So, if you have a Christian worldview as a coach, how should you handle it?
“Did you see that parent smoking near the parking lot?”…“That guy on the other team used a profanity.”…“That parent just used the Lord’s name in vain!”…“After the game, that guy was drinking beer in the parking lot.”…“I heard two players on the other team discussing parties and being promiscuous with women.”
To many, the term Christian athlete means kneeling in the end zone for a self-congratulatory show of prayer, or a finger raised to the sky after tossing a touchdown pass.