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Sports Outreach Ministry Summer Camp Report

We have reached the conclusion of what many are calling the best summer of sports camps we have ever experienced. God gets the glory for the 248 young people that attended the three summer sports camps and for the 44 children that trusted Christ. This includes the 13 campers that heard the Gospel and responded last week during the Baseball/Softball Camp. Baseball/Softball Camp director Coach C. and a solid group of coaches, assistant coaches, high school group leaders, and volunteers made sure that each child had a safe and fun time at the camp. We were blessed with the best baseball/softball fields in the area. Thank you everyone for your prayers this summer. We were so grateful that the church staff and the entire church body were praying for the sports outreach ministry all summer long.

I hope and pray that your church desires to reach your community for Christ. Each of you should look for ways to invest in the lives of the unchurched in your sphere of influence and invite them to your church. Sports are simply one of the most effective ways to reach out because they are a non-threatening way of connecting with people in your community through something as engaging as sports. It is also a way to invest in the lives of the children in your church and community and earn an opportunity to share the Gospel with them. Take a moment and think about how God could use you and your church to reach your community for Christ through sports.

Let me know if you have any questions. I would be happy to be a resource for you.

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SPORTSPASTOR 2.0

Check out the new navigation on the left as you read this (SPORTSPASTOR 2.0). To take you around the SP horn, SportsPastor 2.0 will be the home of my favorite Sports Talk and Chalk Talk. Sports Talk will include my favorite of the sports headlines of the week. I will give my biased opinions and laugh with you at some of the crazy things that happen in the world of sports. Chalk Talk will be a coaches corner or roundtable. If you like to talk coaching x’s and o’s this will be your favorite section of the blog. Share the latest skill or drill you are using because I will definitely be sharing my favorites along with some offense and defense strategies. Keep your eyes open for some special guests that will be blogging in this area in the Fall.