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.
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.
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.
Key resources for Christians who play or coach in competitive and elite sport
Resources to help players and coaches grow in Christ as they compete
Resources to help you explain why Jesus is good news for players and coaches
When sportspeople ask questions, we want to try and do more than just simply answer them and move on. Often there is something behind their initial question, motivating it, often hiding a deeper heart issue.
In order to be good witnesses to our sports friends, we need to invest time in them.
What stops you from praying for your sports friends?
What is it that motivates you to stand out as a Christian competing in the world of sport?
A key question to ask whenever we reflect on a competitive situation is not ‘did I win or lose?’ but ‘did I glorify God in my attitude and actions?’ This is easier said than done, so how can we do it well?
The commandment to ‘go and make disciples’ is daunting. It is important to grasp the difference between our role and God’s role in pointing people to Jesus and to leave Him with the results.
Although some of us may have had bad experiences of hearing the gospel explained in a public setting, in Romans 10 we see that God uses people to proclaim His word and He uses His proclaimed word to save people.
People watch our actions and often determine who or what we are by what they see. What does your behaviour in your sports club say about who you now are in Christ?
If we are to tell people about the gospel, we need to know what the gospel is and how to explain it clearly.
Your story, my story, His story.
How does what I read in the Bible fit together with how I play my sport?
We love to share good news. So why do we sometimes find it hard to share the Good News of the gospel?
How do we actually go about sharing our faith with our sports mates?
Why should we even think about sharing our faith with our sports friends?