Sports Ministry Specialist Course
The universality of sports is the very characteristic that makes it a great Kingdom Building tool. It is a ticket to enter any culture, connect with people, and introduce them to Jesus Christ. Sports ministry can provide believers opportunities for fellowship with believers, friendships with the lost, evangelism, discipleship, and even church planting. Give the sports-minded people in your community the chance to be introduced to Jesus through the natural context of sports and recreation. Give your church members an opportunity to serve by living and sharing Christ on the court, field, pitch, course, race track, etc.
The Sports Ministry Specialist Course will equip you to begin a sports ministry in your local church and train other church members to assist you. This course offers:
- a philosophy and biblical foundation for sports ministry
- administrating and leading a sports ministry
- overcoming problematic issues and obstacles
- evangelism and discipleship through sports ministry
This course is fully online and available for FREE through our OC Learning Center. It is led and facilitated by Sports Ambassadors, a sports ministry of OC International.
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SA Discipleship Manual – written by Daniel DeVries (SA alum)
Run In Such A Way This is a tremendous discipleship tool to use with athletes.
A Handful of SA’s Many Resources to Plan and Prepare Teams To Be Sent
spiritual-gifts This resource is a simple spiritual gifts test that allows team members to gain understanding of their spiritual gift(s). Grasping this as a team allows greater cohesiveness.
testimony This resource is a simple tool to help each team member outline and share their testimony clearly.
who-am-i This resource is a team devotion SA often uses. As team members look up and share scripture interactively with one another, the grasp their identity in Christ and not athletics.
support-letter-2 All SA team members and leaders raise support to minister. This can be daunting to many. SA has employed this sample “support letter” for years that many SA team members have gleaned.
Resources From Dan Brandel – Sports Ambassadors (Africa Emphasis)
I want to be a Sports Minister This brief resource gives practical advice to one considering sports ministry. A wide variety of sports ministry links are also provided.
Sport Gospel Tracts…we hope and pray you can use these
Basketball Basketball Victory Book