What would happen to a sports team if: Team members didn’t come to practice? Team members didn’t exercise and get their bodies into good physical shape? Team members didn’t show up for the game? There would be disorganization, injuries, and forfeited games; complete chaos! And, that is just not what is needed to have a successful team. We need reliability. Reliability means that others can depend on your. You keep your commitments and give your best in every situation. You are responsible. You don’t forget and you don’t need to be reminded. Other people can relax knowing that you are going to do your part and meet your obligations. So, are you Mr./Miss Reliability? Can your team count on you?
“Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; He is the faithful God, keeping His covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.” Deuteronomy 7:9
Gracious Lord, You committed yourself and your love to us. You never fall short, give up or quit on us. Let us be like you in the commitments that we make. Let us be faithful in all that we do so that others might come to glorify your name. Amen.
WeeklY Devotions and Prayer for teams and families
Week One - Team Work
Teams always play best when they have a sense of team, that selfless attitude that takes the players out of the mind set of playing for themselves and in to the mend set of playing for the team. With this attitude, when the team gets glory, the player gets glory. Outstanding individual performance means little if the team does not perform well as a whole.
Have you ever wondered about the difference between many good and great players and good and great teams? Skill is obviously important but it is not the key difference. The catalyst is a different attitude. Good or average teams and players are willing to work to support the team. Great teams and players are eager to give their best unselfishly for the good of the team.
Being a Christian is all about being a team player and submitting to one another out of love. The attitude is, “Give the other person the glory,” and “Let the other person go first.” So today, let your game plan be to pick someone else on your team and play each and every play for them. Play selflessly. Play without trash talk. Play with humility. Play with dignity. Play with class.
At the end of practice you will all be able to say, “We had a great practice today. We all played for the team and we played with the hearts of champions.” Unity matters!
“For even as the body is one and yet has many members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.” - 1 Corinthians 12:12
Dear God, Thank you for each person on our team. Help us to be encouraging and supportive while we learn and grow together as a team. Teach us how to play selflessly so that we might represent how you show your selfless love to us and the world. Amen.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.
Mr. Andrew "Mo" Moscinski
Asst. Athletic Director
Mr. Elliot Derricks
Mr. Aaron Landgrave