Resources

We get sport from the inside.

Our resources are specially designed for Christians active in competitive sport. Find what you need here, put it into practice, and watch God at work.

E67 - Mental Health Awareness Week Special with Heather Lewis

Movement, mental health and implications for sportspeople from amateur to elite.

E66 - Jason Romano, the ESPN sports broadcaster

Reflections from an Emmy-Award winning producer in sports broadcasting

E65 - Gill Bland, The Marathon Runner

What's it like to be a mother and a top-level amateur runner?

E64 - Jan Achterberg, Former Long Track Speed Skater

Reflections from a professional long track and marathon skater

E63 - John Bostock, Ballers in God

The player who started a movement

E62 - Jennifer Tait, The International Volleyball Player

From the Volleyroos to Bible college

E59 - Bertie Kennedy, The Cricket Performance Analyst

Insights from a top-level cricket analyst

E58 - Fanie van der Merwe, The Paralympic Sprinting Champion

Thoughts from a multiple Paralympic gold medallist

E57 - Rosie Woodbridge, eating disorders and high performance sport

The mental and physical impact of eating disorders in sport

E56 - Matthew Joseph, The Arsenal Coach

Thoughts from a top-level academy football coach

E55 - Anastasia Chitty, the Team GB rower

Reflections from an elite rower who chose not to do the Olympics

Ep. 50 - Nick Ferraby, International T20 Cricketer turned pastor

Sixes, wickets & witness in professional cricket the T20 World Cup special.

Ep. 49 - Tom Bates, Performance Psychologist: Killing the EGO

Insights from a top-level sports psychologist

Ep. 48 - Jake Peacock: Mixing Muay Thai Boxing with Christian Faith

How can you be a Christian and a fighter?

Ep. 47 - Suzanne Ferreira: Coach to paralympians

Suzanne Ferreira was won over 70 medals through the athletes she coaches at the Paralympic Games, World Championships and more. In this podcast she speaks to us about her coaching philosophy and how her faith impacts how she trains elite athletes.

How can I deal with disappointment in my sport? | with Adam Pengilly and Debbie Flood

How can I deal with disappointment well?

It's a problem we all face if we're involved in sport - the inevitable failures and injury that come with the competition. How can we deal with them as Christians? What comfort does God offer in these times of extreme disappointment?

Ep. 44 - Ashley Null: Olympic chaplain | Pastoring elite athletes

Five-time Olympic chaplain Dr Ashley Null joins the podcast to unpack his experience of pastoring athletes.

How do we deal with referees and officials? | with Pete Browne and Graham Daniels

How should I treat officials and referees?

How on earth does a Christian navigate the hot topic of referees and officials? What does this look like at the top end of sport when everything is on the line?

Ep. 38 - Michael Bennett: Director of Player Welfare at the PFA | The Mask

This Mental Health Awareness Week we sit down with Director of Player Welfare at the PFA, Michael Bennett.

How do we cope with pressure in sport?

How can I handle pressure in a godly way?

Ali Nicholas and Debbie Bruwer get pressure. Listen in as they tell us how they coped with nerves and pressure at the top of their sports.

What are you top tips for going to university?

Starting uni

Joe and Rhi join us to tell us all about their experiences of starting university as a Christian who loves sport.

Ep. 37 - Stephen Liggins: The Good Sporting Life

We sat down with Stephen Liggins, author of a new book 'The Good Sporting Life' about why he wrote the book and some of the major themes he pulls out.

Identity formation and performance in top level sport

Danno is interviewed by Pete Nicholas about elite sport, identity and mental health. This includes a Q+A.

Ep. 34 - Having good mental fitness: Mental Health Awareness Week

How is the gospel good news for those in sport suffering with mental health concerns?

Ep. 33 - Faith on the sidelines as a parent of elite sporting children

Our latest podcast looks at the relationships involved in being a parent of a sporty child - coaches, other parents and the rest of the family - and what it looks like to speak of Jesus on the sidelines.

Thinking about pride in sport

How do I deal with pride as a sportsperson?

Former rugby professional Peter Browne and badminton player Lisa Elliott join us to discuss pride as a sportsperson.

Ep. 32 - Libby Pigott: University footballer | Fat chillis and gospel chats

Dialogue Dinners

Mike Harris chats with Libby, a university footballer, about why she's made made a habit of making food and inviting her teammates to come and hear about Jesus.

Should a Christian be competitive?

What does the Bible say about winning?

Can I be competitive and a Christian? Is competition wrong? What about wanting to win? Do you lose your competitive edge as a Christian? We’ve been asked all these questions and more so Graham Daniels is in to help us get under the skin of some of them.

Ep. 31 - How the Bible went viral in a rugby club

Why should I read the Bible with a sports friend?

Dave and Mike speak about the amazing story of what God did in one rugby club through a series of Bible studies which went viral in the team.

Ep. 30 - The joy of being a sporty Christian family

If you want an expert in dealing with the ups and downs of having children on elite performance pathways, here's your woman. Graham Daniels sits down with mother of four Sally.

Why don’t we put famous sportspeople in the public eye?

Jonny Reid interviews Graham Daniels, the General Director of Christians in Sport about the principles behind our decision and how that plays out in practice.

Why should I reach the world of sport for Christ?

Graham Daniels and Jonny Reid look at why Christians in Sport exists - to reach the world of sport for Jesus, and what encouragement Jesus gives as we go and do it!

Ep. 29 - A parent's wrestle with Sunday Sport

We sit down with Gaynor this week, a parent of top-level teenagers to chat about the wrestle she's had with her family on the issue of sport and church.

Should I play sport on a Sunday?

We sit down with Rev. Pete Nicholas to discuss the question of Sunday sport and church in our latest podcast.

How do I deal with socials and initiations in my sports team?

How can I navigate the sports culture with integrity?

We chat with three university students about living as a Christian on a night out.

What does the Bible say about sport?

How do sport and faith fit together?

Graham Daniels and Jonny Reid look at a very simple question - What does the bible actually have to say about sport?

Why should elite Christian athletes get stuck into church?

Why should Christian athletes at the top level get stuck into church? Having met a series of elite sportspeople over the course of the year, we now discuss another key issue that comes out of many of the interviews

Ep. 15 - Val Gin: American volleyball and softball coach | Mentoring the next generation

A professor of kinesiology at Gordon College, Massachusetts, Val Gin was a successful women’s volleyball and softball coach for 13 years before changing her focus to training coaches of the future

Ep. 12 - Darren Moore: Premier League footballer and experienced manager

Danno meets former West Brom, Derby and Portsmouth defender Darren Moore

Ep. 9 - Adriano Medeiros: Brazilian motoracer

Adriano is a motor racer, now himself racing with his own ‘Jesus Saves’ team in the UK in the Classic Formula Ford Championship. Having grown up as a motor racing mad youngster near the Interlagos track in Sao Paolo, he is now looking to use the sporting gifts he has been given to make Jesus known

Can you be an elite sportsperson and a Christian?

Having met a series of elite sportspeople over the course of the year, we now discuss this key issue that comes out of many of the interviews. Maybe it’s something you’re asking yourself as you seek to follow Jesus or are considering doing so?

Ep. 2 - Debbie Flood: Olympic rower

Danno meets Olympic rower Debbie Flood as she narrates her unlikely start in sport and how her faith has fundamentally impacted her life in a career full of highs and lows