Alex Rogers is a seventh grader who desperately wants to be on the junior high football team. When he doesn't make the cut, his world falls apart. His Christian friends try to encourage him, but Alex feels cheated, and teasing from some of the players doesn't help. Alex comes to doubt his abilities completely.
ages 8 - 12
Can a youth-group Bible study of Job and a teamwork lesson on the paintball field show Alex that he is bigger than his problems? This book addresses self-esteem and compassion. teens and young adults
Authors: Stephen Smith, Lise Caldwell
Publisher: Standard Publishing Comoany (2005)