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The podcast of Christians in Sport - the movement of competitors, coaches and officials which exists to reach the world of sport for Jesus.

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    • 4.9, 127 Ratings

The podcast of Christians in Sport - the movement of competitors, coaches and officials which exists to reach the world of sport for Jesus.

    The Good Sporting Life | Book review with Stephen Liggins | Episode 50

    The Good Sporting Life | Book review with Stephen Liggins | Episode 50

    We're joined by Stephen Liggins, author of 'The Good Sporting Life.'

    Sport has the power to captivate the heart, inspire the imagination and even to shape nations. It is loved by billions of people around the planet—and Christians are no exception. But how should we think about sport Christianly? How can sport be a plus and not a minus for our spiritual lives and the kingdom of God?

    In this book, author, pastor, sportsperson Stephen Liggins unpacks what it means to live the good sporting life.

    Listen in on our interview and head to 10ofthose.com (https://www.10ofthose.com/uk/products/26330/the-good-sporting-life) to buy his book.

    • 32 min
    A Q+A with Danno on identity and mental health in top level sport | Episode 49

    A Q+A with Danno on identity and mental health in top level sport | Episode 49

    Danno sits down with Pete Nicholas from Inspire Saint James in London to talk about identity formation in top level sport. 

    This podcast includes a Q+A with Danno after the interview. 

    • 56 min
    A conversation about racism in professional football | Episode 48

    A conversation about racism in professional football | Episode 48

    Danno sits down with Bruce Dyer and Bobby Hassell as we speak about racism in professional football the proactive steps Barnsley Football Club have taken to address the issue.
    Bruce Dyer was the first £1 million teenager when we moved from Watford to Crystal Palace and played 469 games from 1993-2008.
    Bobby Hassell is the Academy Manager at Barnsley having played for 17 years at Mansfield, Barnsley and Bharat FC in India.

    • 24 min
    Having good mental fitness | Episode 47

    Having good mental fitness | Episode 47

    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?
    Danno unpacks research around identity and community that can be a real help to elite and competitive sportspeople.

    • 33 min
    How do I make the most of the Big Sports Quiz? | Christians in Sport Live

    How do I make the most of the Big Sports Quiz? | Christians in Sport Live

    Every fortnight we've had hundreds of teams joining us for the Big Online Sports Quiz. But why are we doing it? How do you make the most of it if you're a Christian inviting your team?
    Join Lancs, Danno and special guests as we chat about the Big Online Sports Quiz.
    For more about the sports quiz visit christiansinsport.org.uk/bigquiz

    • 30 min
    Danno chats with TalkSport during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Danno chats with TalkSport during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Graham Daniels chats on Sunday Exclusive with Mark Saggers on TalkSport about the work of the Cambridge United Community Trust and Christians in Sport during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
127 Ratings

127 Ratings

Dougar247 ,

A great listen; and so, so useful

Really appreciate time, work, and wisdom that goes into the CiS podcast. Great detail, easy to digest and remember. Great opportunity to share with both Christians and those not-yet.

Dannywilliamsdjw ,

Advice and insightful

Finding the new episodes particularly helpful
- focuses on core Biblical principles in sport
- wise tips for handling socials in sports teams as a Christian

Dave ⚽️ ,

Helpful and Insightful!

This podcast is a must for Christians who are serious about sport and faith. Easy to understand, with practical examples throughout; and the banters not bad either... 5 Stars from me!!

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