Mark Titus holds the record for the most individual career wins in Ohio State basketball history. He was teammates with seven future NBA players. In his four years he scored a total of nine points, had five rebounds, and three assists while playing only 48 minutes. After his days on the team were over he wrote a book about the time on the bench. (Titus, Mark, Don’t Put Me In, Coach, Doubleday: 2012)
--Sports Illustrated, March 26, 2012 p. 26 Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
Church members need to be sure that is not their attitude about getting in the game. Don’t put me in Pastor. I don’t want to play. The Church needs every member to be involved in her mission. There is no place for bench warmers.
Ephesians 4:11-13 (ESV) (11) And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, (12) to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, (13) until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,