On The Same Team

Christian Unity Sermon Illustration

The Christian life is a team sport, not an individual event. Imagine if a soccer team were full of players more interested in winning their own little game than helping the team win. Sometimes this even happens when a star player develops an ego. If the whole team is operating out of their own goals and standards of success, the team will fail. The field will be full of miniature games, each probably failing both to help the larger team and to achieve their goals on their own. It’s the same for us: we’re on the same team!