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Five top tips as you move from university to work

Date posted: 13/10/16

Five top tips as you move from university to work

 

Graduating from university and heading into the world of work can prove one of the biggest challenges life throws up. You may no longer be in a familiar place and you will probably find yourself with far more pressure on your time.

The world of adult club sport is vast, yet many stop playing sport after university. How can we as Christians in sport continue to take the gospel to this sports-mad country after graduation?

Here are five top tips to help you as you make that transition:

 Five top tips as you move from university to work

 

Look out for a church where the Bible is taught faithfully. This will be somewhere you can be well supported and serve and a place you can bring friends.

Researching ahead and then cracking straight on with visiting churches is really helpful, and the best plan is to settle quickly rather than ‘shopping around’ for too long. No church is perfect! Get in contact with us as we can always help link with you up with people in churches we have contact with.


Five top tips as you move from university to work

 

Get involved in a club quickly and get stuck in. With lots of potential time commitments in a new place, it’s really important to make sure you prioritise investing in those who don’t yet know Jesus.


Five top tips as you move from university to work

 

Speak of your faith naturally and normally straight away in your new place and club. Starting on the front foot is really helpful in living and speaking for Jesus in a new setting.


Five top tips as you move from university to work

 

Look out for those in your church, and other local Christian sportspeople, who can help encourage you to pray, play, say in all of life, including your sport.


Five top tips as you move from university to work

 

God will sustain and use us wherever we go. In Matthew 28 v 20, Jesus promises His disciples He will be with them always. This is true too for us, wherever we end up.

 

For more information email mike.harris@christiansinsport.org.uk or if you would like to be linked in with other Christian sportspeople where you live.