More than anything else, we rely on prayer. Will you join the effort?
Our prayer diary is the best way to keep up to date and pray effectively. You can sign up for that here.
We also have a resource on how to pray for the world of sport here.
Stay prayerful for the world of sport with an online prayer gathering. Monthly on Mondays.
Praise God for the partners He raises up to enable the work prayerfully and financially and ask that God would provide more partners in both these areas.
Give thanks for the 26 Christians in Sport from Northern Ireland and Ireland, including several newcomers who attended the Clubhouse online training last week. Pray that the participants felt both encouraged and better equipped to reach the world of sport for Christ in their locality and pray for good follow up as a result.
From 5-7 January, there will be a student event, ‘Running in the Light’ with seminars, main meetings, a prayer gathering and fitness making up the programme. Pray that many students sign up for this and that they would be built up, challenged and encouraged as they meet together.
The first lockdown provided an opportunity to gather directors of football, managers, academy coaches and backroom staff on a weekly basis using Zoom. Praise God that we have been able to sustain group meetings to include the majority of those who initially attending in March, through three weekly meetings.
Pray for the second Bible topic of this term, looking specifically at how the participants share the gospel. Pray that how the sessions they did previously help shape these conversations. Pray that the participants will be intentional in looking for opportunities to have these conversations with those who don’t yet know Christ.
Please pray for tonight’s event, which includes a quiz round, an interview with a sportsperson, a Christmas animation and a Christmas talk. Pray that many of those who have attended the sports quizzes through the year will join tonight and will be impacted by the good news of Jesus.
As applications for next year’s internship open this month, pray that many would prayerfully consider applying. Pray for helpful conversations to take place too by those seeking to apply and for wise decisions to be made both by these individuals and by staff who process the applications.
Christians in Sport is a UK based charity that aims to reach the world of sport for Jesus. We mainly work with sportspeople in competitive and elite sport.
Registered Charity England and Wales 1086570.
Registered Charity Scotland SCO45299.
Company number: 4146081
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