6 ways people are becoming Christians today with Phil Knox from the Evangelical Alliance
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
2w ago
Over 9 million people play sport each week and millions more watch and talk about sport regularly. At the start of one of the biggest sporting summers in history, we sit down with missiologist and evangelist Phil Knox, to discuss six ways people come to faith today, and how we can make the most of this summer of sport to share the good news of Jesus. Thanks to the Evangelical Alliance for partnering with us to make this podcast, find out more about the Evangelical Alliance ? The Evangelical Alliance - https://www.eauk.org/ Download Our Sports Mission Pack ?https://christiansinsport.org.uk/20 ..read more
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E67 - Mental Health Awareness Week Special with Heather Lewis
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
1M ago
This year's Mental Health Awareness Week is themed around movement, including sport and this week we have a special episode with Heather Lewis, project manager at the Mental Health Foundation. Alongside her work, Heather has a specific academic interest in elite sport, having completed a Master's at St. Mary's Twickenham on mental health within a Rugby World Cup context. The Mental Health Foundation is there for people of all faiths and none, this conversation includes Heather's reflections on her personal faith and how that plays out in her work, sport and research. Find out more about Ment ..read more
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E66 - Jason Romano, the ESPN sports broadcaster
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
1M ago
Jason Romano is the Director of Media with Sports Spectrum and the host of the popular Sports Spectrum Podcast – probably the most popular sports and faith podcast and blog globally. For 17 years, he was an Emmy-Award winning Producer and Senior Manager at ESPN. He has created and produced content for shows such as SportsCenter, NFL LIVE, Mike and Mike in the Morning, Sunday NFL Countdown, College Gameday, Outside the Lines, MLB’s All Star Game and many more. Listen for how Jason's reflections on thousands of conversations with top-level Christian athletes across many different sports. (0:0 ..read more
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E65 - Gill Bland, The Marathon Runner
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
3M ago
Gill's story as a Christian, mother and marathon runner is inspiring. Taking up marathon running in 2011, Gill progressed to a personal best of 2:53:22 in 2016, all while working and more recently becoming a mum. Listen for how Gill's identity in Christ is game-changing for her sport, church, to family life. (0:00) Intro and Jan's bio (1:30) What does it mean to have your sport and faith connected? (3:16) How Gill got into running marathons (5:52) Running highlights, and challenges so far (9:35) How does Gill balance running, work, church and family life? (13:53) What's it like to share fait ..read more
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AskCIS #37 | Should I smoke to have gospel conversations with my teammates?
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
3M ago
On nights out the best opportunity to chat may well be outside in the smoking area, away from the noise and where it’s natural to have a deeper conversation. So, should you smoke on a night out to have gospel conversations with your teammates? (0:00) Intro (0:22) Today's question (0:53) We're called to share our faith (1:40) Permittable vs beneficial (2:42) Temple bodies (3:19) Damaged bodies (4:59) What can you do when the smoking conundrum arises? (7:17) Conclusion ..read more
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E62 - Jennifer Tait, The International Volleyball Player
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
8M ago
Jenny Tait is an Australian volleyball player, earning 66 caps for the Volleyroos indoor team as well as playing for Campbell University in the NCAA and at the top level in Europe. Jenny retired in 2020 and is now studying theology at Moore College in Sydney.  Danno caught up with Jenny to talk about her career in elite sport and her passion to continue working alongside Christian elite athletes now she's retired. 0:00 Intro 2:20 How do you connect your sport and faith? 2:55 What were your career highlights? 4:05 How did you get into volleyball? 5:19 How long did it take to start perfor ..read more
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E61 - Alison Nicholas, The Solheim Cup Captain
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
9M ago
Alison Nicholas is a British golfer who reached the pinnacle of the sport in a highly successful career as both a player and then later on as the captain of a victorious Solheim Cup winning team in 2011. In a fascinating interview with Graham Daniels, she talks about what it looks like to be a successful leader and coach in elite sport and how her faith has helped her throughout her golfing career. (0:00) Intro (1:09) How Alison got into golf  (3:00) Progressing and joining the ladies European tour  (4:32) The key influencers in Alison's life and golf at the top level (5:55) Coming ..read more
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AskCIS #36 | How can I start well as a Christian in university sport?
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
10M ago
Starting university is a really significant transition in life. It can be daunting, unpredictable and challenging as you move from home and look to join a new sports club. Here's six top tips to help you settle in well. 0:00 Intro 0:22 Today's question 0:48 Answer 1:14 Join a church 2:10 Follow Jesus from day one 2:50 Be committed to your sports club 3:32 Be ready for initiations and socials 4:35 Make disciples 5:10 Pray ..read more
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E60 - Garin Jenkins, The Welsh Rugby World Cup Player
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
10M ago
As the 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off we revisit a conversation with Garin Jenkins recorded in 2016. Garin is a former Welsh rugby union player capped 58 times by his country. He played in three World Cups and multiple Five and Six Nations tournaments. In conversation with Graham Daniels, he tells us about his battle with misdirected passion and aggression on the rugby field and how his growing faith remained steady as he endured massive ups and downs both on the pitch and off it. (00:00) Introduction (01:54) How Garin found out he'd won his first international cap (03:30) Making it to the i ..read more
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AskCIS #35 | How can I start well as I move from university to the world of work?
The Christians in Sport Podcast
by Christians in Sport
10M ago
As a Christian sportsperson, what should you prioritise as you leave university behind and join the world of work? 0:00 Intro 0:22 Today's question 00:38 A significant transition 1:02 Find a church 1:58 Find a club 2:49 Be bold 3:09 Team Up 3:34 Be patient 3:56 Pray ..read more
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