Spring 2017


Back Pages magazine spring 2017

These are the articles featured in our Spring 2017 Back Pages magazine. To view our archive, click here.

Graham DanielsDirector's message
When I first became a Christian, a friend who had a great influence on my decision said it was a very good thing that I was excited about following Christ.  Read the article here.

God's work in the world of sport: Spring 2017God's work in the world of sport
Here are some great stories of sportspeople reaching out with the gospel across the UK. Check them out here.

Sports Mission PackHow will you use the Sports Mission Pack?
Interest continues in the free pack, which follows on from the 2016 version, and there are stories aplenty of how it is being used. Read the full story.

Vision casting not programme fillingVision casting not programme filling
How do you ensure that sports mission is a way of life and not just one more ‘thing’ your church ‘does’? Discover one church's tactics.

Look what God did when students met up to pray!Look what God did when students met up to pray!
When medical student Priscilla Kirkland joined the football club at Edinburgh University, she had no idea how God might use her. Read what happened here.

Dickie Bird

Never too old to make a difference
Wicket-keeper, goalkeeper, linesman, club member. Dickie Bird proves that age doesn’t matter when it comes to living out his faith in the world of sport. Read his story here.

My Sporting Life: Suthan SelvachandranMy sporting life
Find out how Suthan Selvachandran looks to represent Christ as a cricket umpire on the island of Jersey. Check out his story here.

Karen BessentLycra, it turns out, is a necessary evil
As friendships formed in those impossibly slim boats, I was able to extend invitations to church events and just talk about my faith. Read parent and rower Karen's story here.

Gospel growth in the beautiful gameGospel growth in the beautiful game
Bible studies, contract renewals and career-threatening injuries can all be part of their work. Here's how our Performance Team are encouraging the next generation of elite UK footballers.



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