When we allow God to take control of our lives, when we surrender them to Him, all the broken things - from our lack of faith, to our relationships, to the frustrations thatcan come from playing sports - begin to be mended. God starts to address them and work inside us. He starts to deal with our lives as the Holy Spirit speaks to us through a word, through preaching, through friends.
As we pray and read the Bible, he challenges us about aspects of our lives which are not right. This applies to everything from our relationships to how we play against our opponents.
Grasping this truth about God as creator and redeemer must also affect our attitude to him. If he is the creator of all things, we have an inescapable obligation to worship him in all things and at all times - including sports.
The world of sport is permeated by sin but let us get involved as Christians, as men of “good character” and compete for The Lord. Let us work to redeem and restore the world of sports to the way God intended it was meant to be. Even if it’s only in our small corner of the world