Striving towards Maturity: On the Relationship between Prayer and Sport

From: Volume 6, Issue 2: Fall 2009, Leadership for Church Ministry Pages 325-336


What should be the proper role of prayer in sport? The purpose of this article is to examine prayer and sport and to offer recommendations based on the notion of spiritual maturity. The Christian athlete, I argue, should strive towards maturity with respect to prayer, as evidenced by the fruit of the Spirit in his or her life.



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