Where 2020 Shines

Where 2020 Shines

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before...
Distributing Hope and Future

Distributing Hope and Future

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the face of ministry around the world, along with many other facets of life. In the low-income Kariobangi community of Nairobi, Sports Friends coaches have been engaged in food distribution projects while their ability to gather...
Bless Those Who Persecute You

Bless Those Who Persecute You

The church is growing in one restricted country in West Africa at a rate nearly double the global average, but still 80-90% of its 20 million people do not know what it means to have certain peace with God. Worse, the northeastern region of the country has recently...
Time To Lose, Time To Find

Time To Lose, Time To Find

Ibrahim* has been participating on a Sports Friends team in West Africa for over two years. After every practice, his coach shares a story that teaches about godly character. Sometimes these are stories directly from the Bible, which are new to him because he grew up...
Invest and Anticipate

Invest and Anticipate

We can find people of all ages, all around the world, who love sports. Yet, we know the most widely enthusiastic fans and participants are young people. Young nations are particularly receptive to being loved through sports-based relationships.  Senegal is one...