Four In A Row For Lipscomb Women’s Soccer Team
For the fourth time in as many years, the Lipscomb University Women’s Soccer Team spent their spring break on a Vision Trip to El Salvador. Kendall Alvey, Local Ministry Director for Sports Outreach, accompanied the team as they visited various outreach sites in the city of Nuevo Cuscatlán, the hub of activity for the ministry of Sports Outreach El Salvador. The team was there to “be the hands of God,” doing His will, serving in any way to bring His Good News to the people of El Salvador. During times of ministry in the Tomas Rodriquez community, the little kids smiled and hugged even though they could not understand each other’s language. Through team members’ vulnerability in sharing their stories, teenagers opened up to tell their own heartbreaking tales. Every story matters to God and they mattered to the women from Lipscomb as well. In fact, several are planning to become involved long-term through sponsoring a child through Sports Outreach.
Phiona Story Gaining Ground Globally
A Fruitful Cup
Each year the Sports Outreach team in Kampala, Uganda hosts the Resurrection Cup Soccer Tournament during Easter week. Many teams participate and this year the message of Jesus Christ was shared with over 200 players and spectators. Following the tournament the Good News Football Club witnessed 46 people make decisions to become Jesus followers!
Ballin’ for the Burg Registration Still Open
May 21, 2016, is the date for the Second Annual Ballin’ for the Burg soccer tournament hosted by Sports Outreach at Lynchburg College. Twelve teams participated last year in the round-robin style format and we are still looking for a few more teams for this year’s event. If you are interested in signing up a team, being a sponsor, or helping as a volunteer please go to www.sportsoutreach.net or call our office at 434-582-4707. We hope to see you there!