Christians in Sport

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Book Review: Honest Evangelism by Rico Tice

Mentors are priceless. One of my seminal mentors, Mark Ashton, when vicar of St Andrew the Great in Cambridge, once preached a series of three …

The light goes on for many at New Wine 2015

I love working with such a class team whose sole aim is not personal glory, but serving the cause. Chance connections or God designed relationships, …

Spiritual lessons and sporting glory

There’s always been a sporting divide in my house. Growing up on the edge of London, my sporting diet was Leyton Orient and the terraces. My husband …

The scarlet stain of Russian doping

<b>It is difficult to overstate just what dark days these are for athletics specifically and sport as a whole. The revelations of Russia’s alleged</b> …

Your story: Former GB rower Debbie Flood

Do you ever wonder why your life has gone down a certain path and ask yourself what on earth am I doing here? In the aftermath of losing my Olympic …

Meet the Academy 2016

<b>Name:</b> Peigi McKellar <b><br>Nickname(s):</b> P Mac <b><br>Sport(s):</b> Athletics (I love hill running the most!) <b><br>Sporting Hero(s):</b> Kirsty Wade<p><b>Why the Academy?</b> 6 months spent …

New Christians in Sport podcast now available on iTunes

The Christians in Sport Podcast, featuring interviews with Christians who have played sport at the highest level, has just been released and is …

Obituary

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Gerald Williams, a pioneer and an outstanding long time supporter of Christians in Sport, who died yesterday …

Academy 2016 blog

<b>Welcome to the Academy 2016 blog!</b><p>The Academy is an intensive six month training programme for individuals on their gap year who are serious about …

New episode of The Christians in Sport Podcast

<b>Imagine you’re in the gym on the rowing machine and someone comes up to you asking “Are you a rower?” You reply, “No, I’ve never rowed.” Three years</b> …

How can I talk about Jesus with my teammates?

Some people love to chat, whilst others are naturally a bit quieter. A few people struggle to stop talking, while others struggle even to speak up at …

Rugby players gather for a rugby extravangza

Over the weekend of 1st-3rd May, 40 rugby players gathered in and around Twickenham to enjoy an action-packed rugby extravaganza. For a number of …

Pietersen and the ongoing England saga

KEVIN Pietersen may have shown immaculate timing in his recent 355 not out but the timing of Andrew Strauss’ comments couldn’t have been much worse …

School missions month: 5 ways to tell a story

Teams have been on the road this month supporting staff and pupils in 15 schools across the UK. Here's the story of their time told through our …

BLOG: Academy 2015 on mission

In early March the Academy 2015, along with a number of members of the staff team, spent a week serving and supporting the work in Scotland and …

Sir Alex Ferguson - Unpredictable and Brilliant in Equal Measure

With typical unpredictability today, Sir Alex Ferguson announced his decision to retire at the end of the season. Just as few could ever pick the …

Unbridled Passion - Dylan Hartley's Ban for Abusing Referee

It was a mad two minutes. Northampton had got back into the game and had repelled the last Leicester attack before half-time. With the 40 minutes of …

Finding practical solutions for the weekly tension between Sunday sport and Sunday church services

<b>There’s no doubt that the tension between Sunday sport and Sunday church services is a significant problem for the church in the UK (as well as the</b> …

The Sunday Sport Dilemma

Increasingly Sunday sport is becoming an issue for Christian children and parents. More and more sport is being organised for Sunday mornings and …

Meet Linvoy Primus

<b>Signing a professional football contract at the age of 18, playing in the Premier League with the likes of Rooney and Gerrard and winning the FA Cup</b> …

England and our foolish optimism

<i>We may have been foolish to think this campaign would be different, but really is there any alternative to our foolish optimism?</i><p>I’m such a fool. …

Talent and Temperament: Luis Suarez and another biting controversy

You get an idea of how big a storm Luis Suarez’s alleged bite of Giorgio Chiellini is when you consider what it has already overshadowed. Hardly a …

Meet parent Pauline Poole

When our eldest son was 13 years old, the Youth Leader at our church encouraged him to go to Sports Plus to have fun and to learn to be a Christian …

The Complete Captain

There have been a lot of headlines about captaincy recently:<p><i>“England Captain Steven Gerrard announces international retirement”<br>“Wayne Rooney set to</i> …

Meet footballer Tom Rodgers

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Meet cross-country runner Peigi McKellar

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Meet basketballer Luke Marshall

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Meet cricketer Lydia Harris

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Top tips for Christians in sport graduates

You've come to the end of your time at university, what can you expect now in the world of the sport and how can Christians in Sport best support you?<p>…

Meet hockey player Richard Kirtley

<b>back pages magazine caught up with Richard Kirtley, one of many Christians in sport putting Clubhouse training into practice and using ‘Uncover’ to</b> …