Straight Talk: The Dangers and Rewards of Youth Sports

Dangers and Rewards of Youth Sports

This unique three-part series (click here for part two) is about how to take your Christian view and values and apply them to your child’s involvement in sports.It is almost impossible to raise a child in North Texas without crossing paths with sports. Families in this area are drawn to sports for entertainment, sports for competition, and sports for success. Regardless of our purpose or intent, there is no parent who has not faced the question of involvement with youth sports, having to decide to what extent you and your family will participate.

Frisco has been rated “Top Place to Raise an Athlete” by Men’s Journal in 2011. The result: a booming and active community of soccer moms and baseball dads whose kids are involved in countless athletic programs and have superb places to play. But have you stopped to consider this investment of time and resources in light your values and beliefs? Have you thought about capitalizing on this opportunity to share the message of Christ to your sporting community?

Stonebriar Community Church Associate Pastor Tony Cammarota and Coach/Athlete John Hampton will educate, encourage, and equip you as Christian parents to think biblically about sports. Both of these men are strong believers in the value and virtue of sports in the development of leadership, dedication, and perseverance.

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