Thousands of different languages are spoken around the world, but there is one that every person in every country understands, the language of sport. The world is enamored with sports. Millions of people worship in arenas and stadiums lifting athletes up on pedestals and paying tribute.
As societies around the world look up to athletes as heroes, those heroes should be looking up to God. Athletes and coaches, once thought to be ideal role models for today’s youth, are often swept up in a culture that seems to have abandoned limits and a moral compass for a “win at all cost” mentality.