Touching Lives Through Your Sports Program

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A & A publishing, 2007 - Religion - 114 pages
Sports is one of the most universal languages in the world today. People of almost every nation and culture enjoy some form of athletics. Approximately 70 percent of Americans are involved in sports in some aspect on a weekly basis. Is it any wonder that athletics has found a place in so many churches and Christian organizations across the globe?

Through organized sports, the local church can make invaluable inroads into a wide-open field of evangelism. And within the church, sports can provide additional means of relationship-building, an important facet of membership retention. Also, believers can learn the vast physical benefits of regular exercise through sports.

If you've ever thought about starting a sports program in your church and you've been weighing the costs, this book will not only show you the many benefits of having such a program, it will guide you in implementing and facilitating your plan.

Having an organized sports program in your church is not just about the sports - it's about people!

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Contents

Preface
5
Chapter Two The Many Benefits of
37
Chapter Three Mentoring and Developing
63
Chapter Four Schedules Forms
103
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About the author (2007)

Byron August has benn actively involved in leadership roles in organized sports for more than 20 years. He is a 1990 graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center, where he currently serves as the Intramural Sports Director. He is an ordanined itinerant minister and author, who conducts services, seminars and workshops in local churches on various subjects, including the ministry of helps.

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