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How to Pray for Christian Athletes

I read this article today and in it Ben Zobrist (7 yrs with Tampa Bay Rays,) responds to a great question.

How can we pray for Christian athletes? What particular needs or challenges do athletes have that require prayer?

Pray first and foremost against idolatry for us. It is easy to make success in our sport an idol when you want to be excellent. It is easy to set ourselves above others and most grievously above God when people treat you “special