Everyone is building their identity on something. In what areas of your life do you see your sport affecting yours?


Discuss this in your group or think about it on your own.


Bible Reading



Christine Bowmaker , International athletics coach

'My sport is just a facet of who I am.'

  • Who is Christine Bowmaker?

    Christine is a Great British sprinting coach having herself been an international sprinter in 60m, 100m, 200m and 4x100m.


    She coaches at Lee Valley Athletics Centre.



Bible Passage

Read Colossians 3v3-4 before watching the next video.


3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.



Teaching | Colossians 3v3-4






Discuss these questions following what you've read and listened to.









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1. How do you see the insecurity of building your life on anything outside of Christ?


2. How would knowing you are perfectly loved and perfectly secure in Christ make a difference in the rises and falls of a typical season?

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Related resources

Here are few resources to help you as you think more about this issue:



1. Book: Born to Play

               Graham Daniels and J Stuart Weir -

2. Talk: Transformed

              Dave Hamtpon -



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