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.

Champion Quizzers of the Year

In the build up to The Open, the handful of Christian members at Royal Portrush Golf Club jumped at the opportunity for an evangelistic event and so committed to hosting a sports quiz.

She's born to play

With the Women's World Cup, the Netball World Cup and loads more women's sporting events on this summer, there's a huge buzz around women's sport. In all this excitement, is this a bandwagon Christians should be jumping on? Well, it could be argued that the Bible gives us the best foundation for celebrating and encouraging women in sport.

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

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

How do I share my faith with my friends?

Essentials

What does it look like to fully integrate our faith and sport as we seek to encourage sportspeople to believe in Jesus?

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.

"Oi ref!"

How should I treat officials and referees?

We are on the pitch as a player and yet again the decision goes against our team. We start to get caught up in the general chorus of complaint. What do we do as Christians?

How do I point people to Jesus in the off-season?

Speaking

With the season coming to an end, it’s time to rest and reflect on what has been. Yet a danger comes when we do the same with our faith and our willingness to share Jesus with our sports friends. How do we best approach the off-season as Christians?

How do we make disciples for Christ in the world of sport?

Essentials

The world of sport is vast, but the majority do not believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour. How do we go and speak to them?

How should I treat officials and referees?

Competing

In the heat of competition, we can react negatively both in what we say and in how we act towards an official who has penalised us or - in our eyes - acted unjustly. How are we to understand a godly attitude towards sports officials?

Essentials

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

Sunday Sport

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

What does the Bible say about...

A series of blogs looking at a number of the top issues sportspeople face

What does the Bible say about sports psychology?

Psychology is a big deal in modern sport. From Steve Peters' now famous 'chimp paradox' to the in-house sports psychologists employed by many professional clubs. Now it is almost as common to have a therapist as it is a personal trainer. What are we to make of this from a Christian point of view?

What does the Bible say about ambition?

What does the Bible say about...

How can I make the most of my sporting talent as a Christian? Can I strive to get to the top, while still following Jesus? `

What does the Bible say about coping with pressure?

How can I handle pressure in a godly way?

Why does pressure have such an effect on us, how can we cope with it and does the Bible give us any pointers?

The Solheim Cup captain

The Leadership Files

Danno catches up with former US Open champion and victorious Solheim Cup captain Alison Nicholas. From the outset, Alison shares how Christian faith has shaped her leadership at the pinnacle of her sport

The Rugby Coach

The Leadership Files

Danno catches up again with former rugby wildman turned youth coach Chris Jones. The podcast sees Chris share how he learned to coach in the hard but fair style that has brought his Rhondda Valley teams great success

The Leadership Files

This podcast series, interviewing top level coaches and captains from the world of elite sport, looks at what it means to be a leader and a Christian at the top end of sport

Val Gin

Danno meets...

A professor of kinesiology at Gordon College, Massachusetts, Val Gin was a successful women’s volleyball and softball coach for 13 years before changing her focus to training coaches of the future

Chris Jones

Danno meets...

Danno meets wildman turned inspirational youth coach Chris Jones. Although a Welsh junior international, Chris was soon far better known for his violent antics off the field, which earned him the dubious honour of being banned for life twice

Darren Moore

Danno meets...

Danno meets former West Brom, Derby and Portsmouth defender Darren Moore

Jane Powell

Danno meets...

Having played badminton, hockey and cricket for England, Jane Powell is now helping her country's lacrosse teams rise up the rankings. Hear Jane tell of her walk with Jesus through 40 years of top-level sport

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.