For the past 6 years Professor Andrew Parker from the School of Sport and Exercise at the University of Gloucestershire (UoG) has been researching and training students in sports chaplaincy from all around the globe. He recently launched the latest MA sports chaplaincy program out of Cardiff University.
Melissa Yeo from the Parramatta Advertiser interviews Eels chaplain George Dansey on the role he plays with the team and staff at this iconic NRL club.
The 2017 Compassion SCA Champions Dinner heard from former NFL gridiron player and Sports Chaplain Mike Sanfratello from the USA!
Danny McDowell from Pleasant St Baptist Church in Ballarat was announced as the new Greater Western Victoria Rebels (AFL TAC Cup) Chaplain this week.
In mid-April, Tim Argall will be heading to a country in western Asia to work with a multi-national group from a number of countries discussing the development of Sports Chaplaincy.
Recently I visited a pastor who has commenced his ministry in a small country town where he is the only full-time minister. When I asked where he went if he wanted to take his wife and family out for a meal, he said “to the sporting club up the road on Thursday nights”. The town’s sporting facilities were magnificent.
A follow-up from last week’s article “Rural Church Sponsors Local Football and Netball Club” chaplain Graeme Mancer from Bright Church of Christ wrote, “Further to your encouraging article
A local church in the heart of the Victorian Snow Fields made a decision this year to be a major sponsor of their local football and netball club with a…