An archived article by Robert Drane looking at the deep emotions and loss experienced by men in sports… His absence is a presence – an almost-palpable presence. The team mate who dies a young man leaves many things behind to deal with: unbearable sadness, a sense of waste, a sense of…
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.
Danny McDowell from Pleasant St Baptist Church in Ballarat was announced as the new Greater Western Victoria Rebels (AFL TAC Cup) Chaplain this week.
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
Terry Dillon and TDS won SCA’s 2016 Building Stronger Communities Award for the work they have been doing to genuinely assist sports communities become stronger and healthier. In recent times this has also included recommending clubs consider engaging SCA for chaplains.
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…
As 2016 comes to an end and 2017 takes off the AFL will capture our attention with the launch of the first ever National Women’s Competition.
Golden Square chaplain, Bruce Claridge, and the Bendigo Football and Netball League (BFNL) have begun planning their third trip to India, taking place in January 2017.