Making disciples through sports.

We are convinced that no one should live and die without hearing God’s good news. That’s why we’re using sports as a platform to share this message of hope with young people, their families, and their communities!

We’re part of something bigger.

Sports Friends is a ministry of the 125-year-old international mission organization, SIM, which serves in more than 70 countries around the globe.

294,000

That’s how many young people you’re reaching with the love of Christ across Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

There’s always something you can do to help.

Pray

“By Prayer” has been SIM’s motto since 1893! Join us in the privilege of prayer as together we seek the Lord on behalf of the Sports Friends ministry.

Give

Give monthly and join our amazing community of Game Changers who are reaching young people with the love of Christ on an ongoing basis.

Serve

We’re always looking for more awesome people to join our diverse, global team! Your passions, gifts, and skills can all be used for God’s glory.

Read the latest from our blog.

Hunger vs. Hope

Hunger vs. Hope

“If you could dip your finger here, I bet you could feel how deep the darkness is. This is the reality of our world.” -Sports Friends Nigeria team leader, Ishaya. Sports Friends has served Nigerian youth for over 15 years. Nigerian leadership has long ministered in...

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Family Matters

Family Matters

“Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?” (James 2:15-16) Although the COVID-19 crisis has caused much suffering,...

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Unannounced Miracles from Unexpected Hands

Unannounced Miracles from Unexpected Hands

“We responded to COVID-19 by identifying the needs of coaches, players and their families, knowing that we work in a context of poverty… Many people are hungry. There is no food.” -Ishaya, Sports Friends Nigeria team leader Ishaya, Moses, and Icy, Sports Friends...

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