What: A regular or ‘one-off’ sport tournament (E.g. 5 aside football, netball, touch rugby, tennis) with an opportunity for the gospel to be shared e.g. a testimony or topical debate slot in half time.
For Who: Can be specific to a particular age group
Why: To provide a fun event for the ‘sports players’ and an open opportunity to build relationships, share the gospel and disciple teens.
Duration: An evening e.g. 7:30-9:00pm, a morning or whole day tournament.
Where: A facility with good indoor or outdoor space e.g. school sports hall/astro, 5 aside pitches etc.
“It was a well run tournament with an interesting halftime talk about how much I was worth.
Made lots of new friends too!”
- George, 14
We have significant experience in this type of ministry.
For a taster of what you could consider doing, contact us for our Running a Sports Tournament Manual.
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