blog | 01.06.18
Graduating from university and heading into the world of work can prove one of the biggest challenges life throws up. You may no longer be in a familiar place and you will probably find yourself with far more pressure on your time.
The world of adult club sport is vast, yet many stop playing sport after university. How can we as Christians in sport continue to take the gospel to this sports-mad country after graduation?
Here are five top tips to help you as you make that transition:
Look out for a church where the Bible is taught faithfully. This will be somewhere you can be well supported and serve and a place you can bring friends.
Researching ahead and then cracking straight on with visiting churches is really helpful, and the best plan is to settle quickly rather than ‘shopping around’ for too long. No church is perfect! Get in contact with us as we can always help link with you up with people in churches we have contact with.
Get involved in a club quickly and get stuck in. With lots of potential time commitments in a new place, it’s really important to make sure you prioritise investing in those who don’t yet know Jesus.
Speak of your faith naturally and normally straight away in your new place and club. Starting on the front foot is really helpful in living and speaking for Jesus in a new setting.
Look out for those in your church, and other local Christian sportspeople, who can help encourage you to pray, play, say in all of life, including your sport.
God will sustain and use us wherever we go. In Matthew 28 v 20, Jesus promises His disciples He will be with them always. This is true too for us, wherever we end up.
We'd love to support you as you move from University to the world of work. Email the team who can help you navigate the changes.
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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