Author: ctuten


Be Truthful

How To Be Nice: Be Truthful Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. – Ephesians 4:25 In order to work together we had to learn to trust each other. Coach knew the importance of trust and would never tolerate dishonesty. Honesty is one of […]


Encourage Each Other

How To Be Nice: Encourage Each Other Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. – Ephesians 4:29 Critics are all around us. They are brutal and rarely follow the advice given in an earlier post […]


Putting Others Before Myself

How To Be Nice: Putting Others Before Myself Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. – Ephesians 5:21 Coach would tell us that on the basketball court five players should be working together as one. The game has changed so much that we now mostly watch one player in isolation as the […]


Learn How To Be Nice

Principle #1: Learn How To Be Nice Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. – Matthew 7:12 Most people know this principle as the “Golden Rule.” It sounds easy enough I suppose. Yet, when was the […]


Talk Nice To and About Each Other

How To Be Nice: Talk Nice To and About Each Other Speak not evil one of another, brethren. – James 4:11a Coach knew how important it was for his players to treat each other with respect. That was why he insisted that we be nice in what we said to each other and in what we said about each other. Unfortunately, […]