60 Minutes recently ran a story on the rise of young men taking their own lives. Many of whom were involved in sports communities. Tragically, suicide among men is at all-time highs with 6 men taking their lives each day in Australia.
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You can get your Champions Dinner Early Bird Tickets here to hear former NFL Gridiron player and Sports Chaplain Mike Sanfratello from the USA! Be quick they wont be round for too long!
A first of its kind conference for New Zealand in July 2017 will be focusing on sports, leisure and how it intersects with Christian faith and practice.
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.
Since the first motor sport chaplain (of the modern era) began in 1986, there have been a total of 84 men and women who have served as motor sport chaplains in Australia.
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.
SCA continues to play a significant role assisting Sports Chaplaincy Hong Kong (SCHK) launch their sports chaplaincy ministry. Training over 280 people from across Asia in the past three years to serve as chaplains to sports across countries such as the Philippines, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, China and Macau.