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Every sportsperson knows the cost

Date posted: 30/12/16

Every sportsperson knows the cost

 

We all know that sport involves sacrifice. No one achieves their potential through talent alone. From early morning runs in the dark to training sessions in the bitter cold, making tough choices are all part of being a sportsperson.

And this is true in every area of life. If you want to get something done, there is always a cost. We’re passionate about helping Christians integrate sport and faith as well as enabling sportspeople to explore the gospel message.

Forty years ago the work started with a handful of Christians and we are thankful to God for the journey so far. We’re excited about the future given that 10 million people play sport every week in 150,000 clubs and teams across the UK.

Will you prayerfully consider partnering with us financially to support this growing work?

In 2016, we based staff in six parts of the UK with, God willing, six more cities to follow in 2017 and another six in 2018.

Our longing is to see more sportspeople respond to the gospel. Being more locally based means we can work with more churches to help Christians live out their faith in their sports clubs and teams.

Clearly though, to do that, there is a cost – just as there is with any gospel work.

Christians in Sport General Director Graham Daniels said: “We are very thankful to God that thousands of Christians are involved in sport and last year tens of thousands of sportspeople attended guest events explaining the Christian message.

“Sport continues to be massive in our culture and we long to see the work grow further so that the impact becomes more and more locally felt.”

Regular financial giving is one of the best ways to support Christians in Sport. It allows us to plan effectively, provide continuous support, commit to long-term projects and most importantly, build strong, lasting relationships with individuals and communities across the world of sport.


Would you prayerfully consider giving to or increasing your giving to Christians in Sport?. Please visit christiansinsport.org.uk/cost