How can you pray for Sports Plus 2017?

Date posted: 12/06/17

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Can you believe it, another exciting summer of Sports Plus is just around the corner?! With prayer being at the heart of everything that we do, and as we are totally dependent on God for all things, we want to bring Sports Plus before God and we'd love for you to join us in praying for the summer ahead. Here are a few pointers to fuel your prayers, which you can also download and print out in a handy PDF.


'Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him'

                                              Matthew 2 v 2


Pray that as young people and leaders hear the gospel truth their hearts would burn with a deep desire to worship King Jesus.



Pray for Sports Plus 2017



· Pray for young people who don't yet trust in Jesus - that their eyes would be opened to their need of Him.

· Pray for those who are Christians - that they would grow in Christ and leave better equipped to represent Him in their sport.

· Pray for unity amongst young people - that the gospel will unite the many differences.

Pray for Sports Plus 2017



· Praise God for the team of leaders who give their time to serve at Sports Plus this summer.

· Pray that in preparation for Sports Plus, every leader might be grounded in the gospel and ready to lead.

· Pray that every leader would reflect God’s love to the young people, both in action and word.

· Pray for all the Team Leaders who will open up the Bible at Sports Plus. Pray that they would be faithful to God’s Word in preparation and relevant when delivering Bible studies.

· Pray that each Coach would prepare well, establishing good relationships with the young people and would be a good witness for the Lord Jesus.

· Pray that the Support Staff would serve well and enjoy helping Sports Plus to run smoothly.

· Pray that the Trainees would learn much and serve well.

· Pray that parents/guardians would be moved and inspired by their child's experience.



How can I pray for Sports Plus 2016?



· Pray that the teaching in Matthew's Gospel would be faithful, understood and applied by every young person.

· Pray that the MCs would lead the meetings well, finding the right balance of fun and seriousness as they point young people to Jesus.

· Pray that all practical elements of the Morning and Evening Meetings (technology, music etc.) would combine effectively to create an atmosphere in which God is glorified.

· Pray that the young people would actively engage in the Bible studies and that the Spirit would convict, encourage and teach the young people.

How can I pray for Sports Plus 2016? 


· Pray that the young people would respond well to their training programmes, develop in their sport and glorify God.

· Pray for great fun and enjoyment of God’s good gifts during Team Challenge every day.



· Pray for the health and safety of everyone involved at Sports Plus; for no major illness or injury.

· Pray for the safeguarding of young people, that every leader would be wise in the way they act towards each young person.

· Pray for the smooth running of admin, registration, accommodation, catering and relations with school staff at each site.




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