WE'RE ASKING MEN IN SPORTS:
How can we, as females in sports, better come alongside you in your role that brings glory to God and works for the good of His kingdom on earth?
From a Football Athlete:
I have come to realize there are many things fighting for my focus and attention on and off the field. In a day and age where many young men struggle with pornography and addiction in an over-sexualized culture, we (as men) need all the help we can get when it comes to learning to honor our sisters in all purity. Whether it is by dressing modestly to help us make covenants with our eyes not to lust (Job 31:1) or by showing us that Christ-like character is what true godly women are looking for in genuine friendships, these things can help us develop into the men God has designed us to be. Continue to pray that we will rise up and go against the grain of today's culture and relearn what it means to be a man by the power of God's word.
This hits important points for men and women today, married or not. For women, the question is how are we presenting ourselves to the men around us in the words and behaviors of our lives? What motives are behind our actions? Are we communicating the humility, love and respect of Christ? Or are we communicating that we're either insecure and looking for love and acceptance or wanting what we think is best out of our own selfish desires?
It ultimately comes down to the convictions of our hearts. What do we really desire and what are we truly after? To get what we want for ourselves or to find ourselves in Christ and live for Him and for the betterment of others in their own success and life in Christ?