Criticism

As competitors, we’re going to face criticism from others and from ourselves. How we respond can make all the difference.

  • Devotional

    Handling Criticism

    David experienced some very low times in his life. During one of these times, Absalom, his son, had taken over the capitol city, and David had to...

  • Devotional

    Constructive Criticism

    Nobody likes to be criticized, and athletics is full of criticism. Whether it’s from players, coaches, parents, or fans, any coach on any level has...

  • Devotional

    Constructive Criticism

    One of a coach’s toughest jobs is telling athletes what they are doing wrong. Most coaches try to do it constructively, but even then many athletes...

  • Devotional

    Correct, Don't Criticize

    When we follow Jesus’ model of correction and avoid the temptation to criticize, we are better able to build long-lasting...
  • Devotional

    People Pleasing

    Find a sporting event and you’re guaranteed to find its most common companion—the second-guesser.
  • Devotional

    The Approval Syndrome

    Sports today have almost consumed our society. Who can even imagine a world before Sports Center? It seems everyone lives their lives through other...

  • Bible Study

    Warnings and Reminders

    Wisdom for a Young Head Coach Week 20 II Timothy 2:14-19 Discussion Questions:
  • Bible Study

    Coaching Points

    11 Sports discussions from the book of Titus Topics Include relationships, leadership, overcoming obstacles, and confidence...
  • Article

    Enjoy the Game

    According to Sports Illustrated, 70% of kids drop out of sports by the age of 13. Why? Because adults, particularly parents...
  • Ministry Tool

    Bible Reference Handout

    A three-page handout, with Bible verses arranged by topic. Similar to the listings in the FCA Bible, this handout is great...