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 THE COACHES MANDATE

Pray as though nothing of eternal value is going to
happen in my athletes’ lives unless God does it.

Prepare each practice and game,
giving my utmost for His highest.

Seek not to be served by my athletes for personal gain,
but serve them as Christ served the church.

Be satisfied not with producing a winning record,
but with producing winning athletes.

Attend carefully to my private and public walk with God,
knowing that the athlete will never rise to a standard
higher than that being lived by the coach.

Glorify Christ in my coaching,
trusting the Lord will then draw athletes to Himself.

Desire to have a growing hunger for God’s Word,
a transformed heart and daily obedience.

Depend solely upon God for transformation,
one athlete at a time.

Live out Christ’s word in a Christ-like manner,
on and off the field of competition.

Recognize that it is impossible to bring glory
to both myself and Christ at the same time.

Allow my coaching to produce the fruit of the Spirit,
thus producing athletes who are authentic followers of Christ.

Trust God to reveal to my athletes His chosen purposes,
regardless of whether the wins are clearly visible.

Coach with humble gratitude,
as one privileged to be God’s coach.


© 2009 Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Revised from “The Preacher’s Mandate.”
Permission from The Cornerstone Trust,
Box 1905, Cave Creek, AZ 85327

CONTACT US 

Southwest Louisiana FCA
 4933 Fernwood Dr
 Lake Charles, LA 70605
 Phone: 337-480-4048
 www.swlafca.org
 
 Steve Sanford
 Area Director
 ssanford@fca.org
 
 Denise Sanford
 Administrative Assistant
 dsanford@fca.org
 
 

2017 Coaches Time Out Event

The 2017 State of Louisiana Coaches Time Out Event will be held the weekend of June 23-25 in Baton Rouge at the Renaissance Hotel by Marriott.

SWLA FCA staff will connecting with coaches after the first of the year to encourage attendance at this life changing event co-hosted by Louisiana FCA and Pro Athlete Outreach.