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New resources for Sports Chaplains

Cede Network wants to help Sports Chaplains around the world; therefore they have made a series of short advice videos for Sports Chaplains. This series is called Sports Chaplaincy 101.


Topics of advice videos for Sports Chaplains

Sports Chaplaincy 101 has topics especially relevant to chaplains in sports clubs. It begins with the origins of chaplaincy, then addresses practical issues. Finally it looks at helping at the end of a career.

All of these advice videos for Sports Chaplains are on YouTube. Each talk is around two minutes long. 


Featured speakers

The speakers are:

  • Armenio Anjos (International Sports Ministries, Portugal);
  • Brad Bartz (Athletes in Action, USA);
  • Carl Dambman (Athletes in Action, USA);
  • Warren Evans (Sports Chaplaincy UK);
  • Ruben Fernandez (Athletes in Action, Spain);
  • Brad Kenney (Soccer Chaplains United, USA);
  • Roger Lipe (Fellowship of Christian Athletes, USA);
  • Steve Stubbings (Sports Chaplaincy Australia);
  • Steve Waller (The University of Tennessee, USA).


About Cede Network

Who is Cede Network?

Cede Network  is part Cede Sports, which has mobilised churches and chaplains through sport since 1996. Following that time, Cede Sport have worked with thousands of people, in over 100 countries.

Cede Network exists to support Sports Chaplains around the world. They are also creating a hub for:

  • Sharing resources as well as best practices;
  • Networking; and also
  • Mentoring.

If you want to find out more about Cede Network, then you can visit their website.


Further training

If you would like to learn more about Sports Chaplaincy, then check out our training. You can also contact us. We provide in-depth training on all the topics mentioned above and more.




Author Info

Rebecca Hawkins

Rebecca is the Communications and IT Manager for Sports Chaplaincy NZ. In her younger days she played cricket and football with great enthusiasm but very little skill. Now she spends a lot of time supporting her four sons in their sport. She especially loves scoring their cricket matches, which she insists on doing the old fashioned way, with pen and paper.

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