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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.

A conversation about racism in professional football

Danno sits down with Bruce Dyer and Bobby Hassell as we speak about racism in professional football and the proactive steps Barnsley Football Club have taken to address the issue.

Identity formation and performance in top level sport

Danno is interviewed by Pete Nicholas about elite sport, identity and mental health. This includes a Q+A.

The Podcast

A fortnightly podcast helping sportspeople connect their sport and their faith.

Pray

Resources to help you pray for the world of sport

Stay

Resources to help you stay in the lives of your sports mates

Say

Resources to help you speak of Jesus

Identity formation and performance in top level sport

Danno is interviewed by Pete Nicholas about elite sport, identity and mental health. This includes a Q+A.

A conversation about racism in professional football

Danno sits down with Bruce Dyer and Bobby Hassell as we speak about racism in professional football and the proactive steps Barnsley Football Club have taken to address the issue.

Having good mental fitness

It's Mental Health Awareness Week and so in this episode we ask: Why is the gospel good news for those in sport suffering with mental health concerns?

The Isolation Special

Stay

Join us as we hear from three sportspeople about how they're doing in isolation as Christians in the world of sport.

Faith on the sidelines

Our latest podcast looks at the relationships involved in being a parent of a sporty child - coaches, other parents and the rest of the family - and what it looks like to speak of Jesus on the sidelines.

How do I deal with pride?

How do I deal with pride as a sportsperson?

Former rugby professional Peter Browne and badminton player Lisa Elliott join us to discuss pride as a sportsperson.

‘Fat chillis' and gospel chats: Libby’s Story

Dialogue Dinners

Mike Harris chats with Libby, a university footballer, about why she's made made a habit of making food and inviting her teammates to come and hear about Jesus.

Should a Christian be competitive?

What does the Bible say about winning?

Can I be competitive and a Christian? Is competition wrong? What about wanting to win? Do you lose your competitive edge as a Christian? We’ve been asked all these questions and more so Graham Daniels is in to help us get under the skin of some of them.

How the Bible went viral in a rugby club

The Podcast

Dave and Mike speak about the amazing story of what God did in one rugby club through a series of Bible studies which went viral in the team.

Why did Christ come?

A Christmas Message as Graham Daniels speaks at St Andrew the Great carols on 1 Timothy 1:12-17.

The joy of being a sporty Christian family

The Podcast

If you want an expert in dealing with the ups and downs of having children on elite performance pathways, here's your woman. Graham Daniels sits down with mother of four Sally.

Why don’t we put famous sportspeople in the public eye?

The Podcast

We have our first #askCIS podcast. You asked “Why don’t Christians in Sport put famous sportspeople in the public eye?” and here’s your answer. Jonny Reid interviews Graham Daniels, the General Director of Christians in Sport about the principles behind our decision and how that plays out in practice.

Reaching the world of sport for Christ

The Podcast

Graham Daniels and Jonny Reid look at why Christians in Sport exists - to reach the world of sport for Jesus, and what encouragement Jesus gives as we go and do it!

A parent's wrestle with Sunday sport

Sunday Sport

We sit down with Gaynor this week, a parent of top-level teenagers to chat about the wrestle she's had with her family on the issue of sport and church.

The Sunday Sport question

Sunday Sport

We sit down with Rev. Pete Nicholas to discuss the question of Sunday sport and church in our latest podcast.

Peter Browne

The Podcast

Danno interviews former professional rugby union player Peter Browne about his career and his faith.

Socials and Initiations

How can I navigate the sports culture with integrity?

This week we talk about socials. Sport is massively social as we hang out with people and get to know them on and off the pitch. We chat with three university students about living as a Christian on a night out.

What does the Bible say about sport? -

What is the relationship between my sport and God?

Graham Daniels and Jonny Reid look at a very simple question - What does the bible actually have to say about sport?

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

Steve Spooner

The Boot Room

An inspirational interview with former professional footballer Steve Spooner

Wayne Jacobs

The Boot Room

An interview with former Bradford City legend, Wayne Jacobs

Gavin Peacock

The Boot Room

An interview with former Premier League footballer Gavin Peacock

Retiring after a fourth Olympics

The Retirement Question

Danno chats to former rower Debbie Bruwer (née Flood), whose 15-year international career included two Olympic silver medals and three World titles. Like all the former athletes we’ve featured in this series, retirement was far from a smooth process for Debbie

Finding your identity after retirement

The Retirement Question

Danno chats to former rugby wildman turned youth coach Chris Jones and ex-Winter Olympian Adam Pengilly about retirement. Chris talks about trying to fill a void in his life left behind by rugby, while for Adam, it was easy to think that part of his identity had disappeared

Retiring as a major winner

The Retirement Question

Danno chats to former professional golfer Alison Nicholas about her retirement. Although she achieved great success on the course with 18 tournament wins, Alison found the transition to life after golf far harder than she expected

Retiring as a professional footballer

The Retirement Question

In this first episode of a new series, Danno chats to former Premier League footballer Linvoy Primus. Having played more than 400 professional matches over a 17-year career, Linvoy shares some of the challenges he faced in making the transition to life after football and offers advice to elite athletes approaching retirement today

Adam Pengilly

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Danno dives into the adrenaline-filled world of skeleton to meet Adam Pengilly. In this gripping podcast, Adam shares the highs and lows of a career that saw him represent Team GB at Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010

The Olympic rower

The Leadership Files

Danno catches up with double Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Debbie Flood. As well as her successful career on the water, Debbie’s leadership skills saw her become the first ever female captain of the world famous Leander Club

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

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

Can you be a Christian and an elite athlete?

The Podcast

Having met a series of elite sportspeople over the course of the year, we now discuss this key issue that comes out of many of the interviews. Maybe it’s something you’re asking yourself as you seek to follow Jesus or are considering doing so?

Val Gin

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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

Ann O'Flynn

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Ann tells Danno of her highs and lows on the rugby stage from reaching the World Cup final to missing out on the next tournament due to injury

Chris Jones

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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

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

Niel Louw

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An accident at 16 years old saw Niel have his left arm amputated below the shoulder. Having been a keen athlete and rugby and tennis player, his promising sporting career looked in doubt...

Jane Powell

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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

Adriano Medeiros

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Adriano is a motor racer, now himself racing with his own ‘Jesus Saves’ team in the UK in the Classic Formula Ford Championship. Having grown up as a motor racing mad youngster near the Interlagos track in Sao Paolo, he is now looking to use the sporting gifts he has been given to make Jesus known

Olympics Special

The Podcast

As the Rio Olympics get under way today, ex-athletes Debbie Flood and Adam Pengilly tell us what it is like to compete at the games

Parys Edwards

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Parys Edwards has competed at the top level in two different sports over a 20-year career that is still going strong. Parys talks to Danno about her highs and lows in sport and how she realised she can honour God by the way she competes

Andy Sinton

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Andy Sinton is a former professional footballer with 12 England caps to his name, including an appearance at Euro 1992. In conversation with Graham Daniels, he tells us about how he got selected for Euro 1992 and what it’s like being a Christian in the dressing room

Alison Nicholas

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Alison Nicholas is a British golfer who reached the pinnacle of the sport as both a player and then later on as the captain of a victorious Solheim Cup team in 2011. In a fascinating interview she talks about what it looks like to be a successful leader and coach and how her faith has helped her throughout her golfing career

Linvoy Primus

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Linvoy Primus played professional football for 16 years including nine years for Portsmouth where he became a cult hero. In a wide ranging conversation with Graham Daniels, he talks about life as a professional footballer

Garin Jenkins

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Garin Jenkins is a Welsh rugby union player capped 58 times by his country. In this podcast, he tells us about his battle with misdirected passion and aggression and how is growing faith remained steady in some massive ups and downs

Debbie Flood

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Danno meets Olympic rower Debbie Flood as she narrates her unlikely start in sport and how her faith has fundamentally impacted her life in a career full of highs and lows

Cyrille Regis

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Cyrille Regis is a former international footballer and FA Cup winner. In conversation with Graham Daniels, he reflects on a professional career spanning 19 years and shares how his faith has influenced his career and life