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43 Revealing Questions to Ask Athletes

What was one of your “worst” games as a _________________?

What was one of your “best” games as a ___________________?

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?

What has been one of your greatest accomplishment as an athlete?

What has been one of the best teams you have been on and why?

What has been one of the worst teams you have been on and why?

Name your girlfriend(s) in the order your dated them. How did it end? Are you dating someone now?

Do you wish you had a girlfriend now?

What has been a hardship in your life?

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

What has been one of your greatest disappointments? What was the best team you have been on?

What was the most lopsided loss?

What was the most lopsided win?

If you didn’t come to ___________, where would you be?

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

In your family, who “likes” your sport the most? Why?

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

If you could let another person take your place as an athlete, who would it be? Why?

Who would you say is your “biggest fan?” Why?

How would you give away $50,000?

If you could ask God one question, what would it be?

What do you feel like before you give a speech?

If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?

What is something that is unique about your sport?

What is difficult about your sport?

What is satisfying about your sport?

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

Describe a temper tantrum you have witnessed? (it can be about you also)

What is your favorite Disney movie?

What is your favorite food?

What is your favorite candy?

What is your favorite room in your house? What is your greatest fear?

How are you most like your mom?

How are you most like your dad?

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

What is something only God can do?

If you could know (now) who you will marry, would you want to?

Answering Spiritual Questions

In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train trudged through the hottest place in California, they looked ahead and saw a sheet of water they all believed was Owen’s Lake, but it was just a mirage created by the intense heat.  The harder they pressed on to make it to the water, the more frustrated they became. The foundation for many people’s spiritual journey is no more real than that frustrating mirage. People base their entire spiritual lives on illusions; whether it’s the psychic friends network or astrology, whether it’s some strange teacher, like ____ ____ or some new claim of having special insight into the future. I know people who have gotten divorced, married, and gone on the mission field because their favorite prophet told them to go.

In contrast, God invites us to base our spiritual journey on the incarnation and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Only a spiritual journey based on reality can bring us genuine joy, because anything less is a mirage.

There will come a time, and it might be today. When you will be asked, “Do all religions teach the same thing?