STATEMENT OF FAITH: What we believe and how we work
Spirit in Sport is an independent cross-denominational registered Christian charity which run sports programmes outdoors or in hired facilities.
Our mission is to reach the community through sports for Christ.
Our aim is to serve the community where there is a need, and build good relationships and friendships with local people on our doorstep.
We are an unashamedly Christian organisation. Our belief and motivation is in the Holy Trinity of God as our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ; God’s Son and our Lord and Saviour, and the Holy Spirit as our guide.
We believe in the Bible as God’s true and living Word.
The leadership team are all Christians. However, we don’t consider ourselves as ‘religious’ in the traditional sense, and we are careful to not force our beliefs on those we work alongside or serve.
It is, nevertheless, our privilege and pleasure to pray, where requested, for those we work with and serve, whether Christians or not, and in our own space and time. We also appreciate the opportunity to respectfully and sensitively share our faith in God and the gospel truth as we understand it, while avoiding casting judgement on those who would disagree, share a contrasting belief and views, or are not sure where there faith is at.
We believe that our faith in Jesus is an essential cornerstone to serving the local community in the way that we do. Our sports programmes, whether provided solely by Spirit in Sport or in partnership with other Christian or non-Christian groups in the city, provide an opportunity to support people in a friendly, safe and secure environment. Some initiatives, such as our Sports Camp, include a devotional time at the end of the day, and we also pray for the participants. Parents and careers are made aware of this and participation is always voluntary.