CORONAVIRUS & THE SPORTSPERSON

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said earlier in 2020 "Some things are more important than football and we realise that in this moment. We need time to find a solution for [the coronavirus].” In a period of raging uncertainty in the world as a whole, sport is a small part within…

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REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE!

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There are so many great things about being immersed in a sports club, team or a gym. It is a brilliant place to develop friendships and enjoy the camaraderie of being in a club together. But there can be tricky moments. Many Christian sports players will know the battles surrounding…

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HOW DO I HAVE A CONVERSATION ABOUT JESUS?

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Your palms are sweating, you feel sick in the stomach and your mind is going 200 kph. All you want to do is have a conversation with your friend about Jesus. You’ve been praying for months, you’ve talked about everything in life other than this, but as you walk along…

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FUNDAMENTAL 1 STUDY:

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Discuss Who first told you about who Jesus Christ is and what he has done for you? For many of us, there was someone, either a parent, friend or a coach, who first told us about Jesus Christ. For most, it will have been someone we knew well/ had a…

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Qatar. Doha. 2013. University sport complex.

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HOW DO WE MAKE DISCIPLES FOR CHRIST IN THE WORLD OF SPORT? For many of us, there was someone, either a parent, friend or a coach, who first told us about Jesus Christ. The Good News of Jesus Christ has spread throughout the generations and around the world because Christians have…

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SPORT MINISTRY & EVANGELISM

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... Theological catch-up Christian ministry to sport largely began in the 1950s but has grown exponentially to the point where there are currently over 50 ministries with a specific engagement with sport in the UK alone. Some form of Christian ministry to sport exists in 180 countries of the world. …

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SHE IS BORN TO PLAY

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What an exciting summer it has been for women’s sport! First there was the Women’s FIFA World Cup (7 June - 7 July) which had an important impact. The hope is that the World Cup’s lasting legacy will be a change in perceptions of and participation in women’s sport. It…

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HOW SPORT & FAITH FIT TOGETHER

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The ability to play sport is an aspect of God's creation that can be enjoyed for his glory. It is so important to emphasise this because many Christian sportspeople withdraw from sport due to misunderstood theology as well as the daily pressures of study, work, family and social commitments. If…

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THE BATTLEGROUND OF PRAYER

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Being committed to prayer is something many of us find challenging. Maybe you find yourself busy with work, family, sport and a hundred and one other commitments. Perhaps you quickly lose heart, doubting whether prayer actually works, or struggling to know what to pray for at all. Whatever the reason,…

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KNOWING YOUR ROLE

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There aren’t many places to hide in sport Take Triathlon. There are some pretty robust rules (not guidelines) about transition zones, where certain things are allowed to take place and punishments in place for the individual who fails to adhere. Going into a Triathlon without knowing your responsibilities during transitions…

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