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When Life’s Not Fair: Teaching Your Child through Sportsmanship

When Life’s Not Fair: Teaching Your Child through Sportsmanship

“That’s not fair!” Can’t you just hear the whining and complaining in the exclamation? Nearly every parent will hear those annoying three words exclaimed by a child at some point in the child-rearing years. And more than once, I’ve responded on occasion, “Sweetie, I know. Life’s not fair.” For a few years, a cultural trend

Humility Wins

Wise words from the New Testament remind us of the importance humility can play in our lives: After an exciting touchdown run, it is refreshing to see so many professional football players kneel to the ground to celebrate their success with a quiet, reflective moment. It’s a real contrast to the vibrant, ego-centered rampages we saw during most of the

What Does the Bible Say About Sportsmanship?

My seven-year-old boy loves sports. So far, he has played soccer, baseball, football, floor hockey, lacrosse, and basketball. When I ask him which one is his favorite, he has a tough time choosing. While the sports he plays will change from season to season, I hope the one thing that will remain the same is his good sportsmanship.

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