If I had to choose between my wife and my putter... well, I’d miss her.
Into the Stadium
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Into the stadium - Bryan Mason ISBN 1-85078-502-3Having been head of the church department at Christians in Sport as well as being fully involved in the CSRM network, Bryan Mason knows a thing or two about church and sport.
The book answer the why and the how of church sports ministry. Chapter 2 "Why have a sport and recreation ministry?" will help the enthusiasm convince a reluctant church leadership.
Chapter 3 "How to start a sports ministry in the local church?" gives a very practical step by step approach to turning dream into reality. Just as important, the next chapter tells you how to sustain it.
Chapter 5 is perhaps the most helpful chapter, containing advice on how to run a
Sports Outreach weekend
An outreach dinner
A Five-A-side football competition
A sports service
Major event ministry
An outdoor activities weekend
A quiz evening
A golf day
Far from being just theoretical, the book contains many examples of how different churches have approached sports ministry
Chapter 8 "The second half" gives a useful account of how to reach and cater for senior citizens within a church sports programme.
The book will help you start a sports ministry in your church. It will help you sustain and develop a sports ministry programme. Even if you have been in the game for years, the book is guaranteed to give you new ideas.