• We are pleased to announce the addition of a chaplain to serve the Rio Grande Valley Toros FC of McAllen, Texas. Isidro Piña, a local minister in the Edinburg/McAllen, Texas area, has been patiently waiting for the chaplaincy opportunity to develop. We met Isidro, last August, and began a conversation about possibly serving the club. Isidro becomes the 11th chaplain to serve with Soccer Chaplains United and came via a recommendation from Chaplain Cesar Duran. You can read more about Isidro on his bio page here. Isidro will work to develop relationships and trust in this new role. When I asked him to say something about coming onto Soccer Chaplains United, he shared the following: I felt privileged when I

    Apr 30,
  • Where are you?  Rev Brad reflects on the first question ever asked by God, when he called out to man. Genesis 3:9 records this powerful and important moment. And God is still calling out today, to you and to me, and the question is the same.  How would you answer that question? Inquiries and feedback can be sent to podcast@soccerchaplainsunited.org. From the Touchline is a short-feature (10 min) podcast with Rev Brad Kenney and occasional guests touching on various issues around faith, family, and football. Check out the Soccer Chaplains United App and go to the Media section. Under podcasts you will see a new podcast for 4/25/2018 entitled "Where Are You?" If you don't have the app yet, you can download

    Apr 25,
  • Every spring Cherry Hills Christian Middle School (CHCMS) takes a week out of classroom learning for a different kind of learning, real-world, hands-on serving communities in need.  Some local, some states away and this year, after several years to our southern neighbor, Mexico. Gary Babb, a CHCMS teacher, is leading the group of students, parent chaperones and teachers to an orphanage outside Juarez. Our school, Cherry Hills Christian Middle School, has been focused on service outreach for the past 20 years. We began traveling to Juarez Mexico in 2000 to build homes with an organization called Missions Ministries. The impact on the students, staff, and chaperones was profound in so many ways. Unfortunately, the drug wars escalated in 2010-2014 and

    Apr 19,
  • What's your preferred platform? In this edition of From the Touchline, Rev Brad looks into the area of social media. He reflects on some of the ways that social media seems to speak to us and whom ought to be an example when trying to develop good habits and practices around social media and it's usage. Inquiries and feedback can be sent to podcast@soccerchaplainsunited.org. From the Touchline is a short-feature (10 min) podcast with Rev Brad Kenney and occasional guests touching on various issues around faith, family, and football. Check out the Soccer Chaplains United App and go to the Media section. Under podcasts you will see a new podcast for 4/18/2018 entitled "Social Media." If you don't have the app yet, you can

    Apr 18,
  • Timothy Project: Soccer players from Valor Christian High School traveled back to Tamarindo, Costa Rica in March 2018 to continue the mission they began years ago, to touch people with the love of Christ through soccer and building homes. The team partners with Mercy Homes Ministries through which they work with locals to build homes for families in need and stay focused on the mission at hand. The team of nearly 30, including Soccer Chaplain United's Executive Director, Brad Kenney, spent their days building homes and their evenings running soccer clinics.  Two homes were built during thier time in Tamarindo.  Valor senior and varsity player, Nicole Wright, wrote about her experience, We built two houses for two families – one

    Apr 12,