Resources

We get sport from the inside.

Our resources are specially designed for Christians active in competitive sport. Find what you need here, put it into practice, and watch God at work.

Paul Brush

The Boot Room

Danno sits down with former West Ham footballer Paul Brush to chat about his career and faith in the midst of adversity

Essentials

Key resources for Christians who play or coach in competitive and elite sport

Competing

Resources to help players and coaches grow in Christ as they compete

Speaking

Resources to help you explain why Jesus is good news for players and coaches

The Sports Mission Pack

Free resources to reach sportspeople in your local area

Folau, Vunipola and the intolerance of the culture of tolerance

If you follow rugby at all then it couldn’t have escaped your attention that there’s been a furore around Israel Folau’s provocative Instagram post and then Billy Vunipola’s subsequent ‘like’ of the post and expression of support for it.

The Sunday sport conundrum

How can I balance church and sport?

For players, parents and pastors, the issue of whether you should play sport on a Sunday is a difficult one.

How can I balance church and sport?

Sunday Sport

We are often caught between Sunday services and sporting events as, more and more, sport in our culture clashes with timings of church. How do we get the balance right?

Sunday Sport

A series of blogs looking at this hot issue in today's culture

Films to show at an event

A selection of short films to show at your event which explain the gospel

Sports Tournaments

The Sports Mission Pack

Guides about running your own sports tournaments

School Resources

The Sports Mission Pack

Lessons, Assemblies and Lunch Club guides and plans

Church Resources

The Sports Mission Pack

Guides about running a prayer gathering and other events in your church

Big Screen Events

The Sports Mission Pack

Guides and posters for running big screen events

The Sports Quiz

The Sports Mission Pack

A six round multimedia sports quiz to use at your event

The Sports Mission Pack

Free resources to reach sportspeople in your local area

Seek

The amazing news of Christmas is that God himself came to earth to deal with our greatest problem. A short film for Christmas.

The Old Testament law and Sunday sport today

Sunday Sport

An open letter to one of our readers

A mother's view of the Sunday sport dilema

Sunday Sport

As the Christian mother of four children who love the Lord and love sport I have found myself living through a very real dilemma. The structures of Church and the structures of sport seem to be poles apart and pulling in opposite directions creating a gap!

The dilemma we can't ignore

Sunday Sport

Parents and pastors alike find themselves torn between prioritising children’s spiritual growth and encouraging them in the sport they are evidently passionate about. It is a very real dilemma

The Greatest Event in the World

Films to show at an event

A film created for the FIFA World Cup 2018. Short and punchy, it quickly unpacks the wonder of both the World Cup and the gospel.

Church and the top-level sportsperson

Sunday Sport

Why should Christian athletes at the top level get stuck into church? Having met a series of elite sportspeople over the course of the year, we now discuss another key issue that comes out of many of the interviews

Debbie Flood: My Story

Films to show at an event

Olympic rower Debbie Flood tells her story of coming to faith and being a Christian at the pinnacle of her sport. A great film to show at half-time in an event to trigger discussion.

Linvoy Primus: My Story

Films to show at an event

Former Premier League footballer Linvoy Primus tells of how he became a Christian and the impact it had on his career and view of football. An engaging short film to show at half-time in your event to provoke discussion or tee up a talk.

A rugby weekend like no other

One of the best weekends you could ever have as a rugby player

Dealing with disappointment

Winter Olympian Adam Pengilly had major injury issues around his final Olympics. Find out how his Christian faith impacted his view on the disappointment. A great video to show as a starter for discussion or a talk.

What does the Bible say about sport?

To see how someone can move from being a Christian who plays sport to being a Christian in sport, let’s see what the Bible says about sport.

Born to Play

Films to show at an event

A short film explaining the gospel for sportspeople

Archbishop of Canterbury gives backing to Ministry of Sport strategy

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury speaks at a Church of England sports ministry day

The Two Sides of Sport | Rugby Edition

Films to show at an event

Featuring a talk with Rico Tice and interviews with former international rugby players, this film looks at Psalm 103 as it clearly explains the gospel message to sportspeople.

The Greatest Discovery

Films to show at an event

George Best was one of the greatest players in modern football history but the story of how he came to be discovered is remarkable. Graham Daniels tells the story and challenges us about an even greater discovery we can all make from Matthew 13.