• Update: December 31, 2020 On the last day of 2020, at really the last hour, Soccer Chaplains United only needs $2,265 to cover our 2020 expenses. Big thanks goes to so many who have given this year — we know that it has not been an easy year. For us to be only a little over $2200 off the pace during this difficult time — we know is a blessing from God. There is still a little bit of time left to make a final contribution for 2020. Simply click the PushPay (the big P or give tab) link below to make a secure, online, tax-deductible gift, or mail a donation (postmarked by December 31, 2020) to Soccer Chaplains United,

    Dec 31,
  • Have you ever thought to put Jesus' disciples into a starting 11? What formation would you use? Would you put Simon Peter as a 6 or as a 9? Well, that's just a little bit of the fun that we have with our special guest, Coach Brian Shultz on the From the Touchline podcast. Brian is the Head Coach for Valor Christian High School's Boys and Girls Soccer teams. In today's episode, we hear a bit about Brian and Rev Brad's relationship and how Brian came to know the Lord. We also hear how Brian works to incorporate faith and football as a long-time club and high school soccer coach. From the Touchline is a short-feature (usually 10-15 min) podcast

    Dec 30,
  • I said it last week — "There's a lot of talent amongst our chaplains." Today, on the From the Touchline podcast, Billy Cerveny sings and plays the classic Christmas carol, O Holy Night. Billy is volunteer chaplain with Nashville SC and the founder of Redbird in Nashville. Billy has been part of the Nashville music scene for many years before going into the pastorate and into chaplain work. His music is self-described as, If you hated country music and only had one country record it would probably be mine...Billy Cerveny, on his music style As Billy sings, O Holy Night, I hope that it helps you — where ever you are to ready your heart for Christmas. I think that

    Dec 23,
  • Earlier this year, we shared about a special gift, made by a young man. He had a pair of boots (cleats) that he had outgrown, but were still in pristine condition (see below). His desire? He wanted to see these shoes gifted to someone else who "loves Jesus like I love Jesus." Well, the whole of 2020 has been in search of finding the "right fit." At first, we thought that these boots might make their way overseas as part of a Missionary Athletes International soccer trip for an overseas tournament. When travel restrictions were put in place and the trip was canceled, the shoes got held up. For a few months, the shoes sat in my office, apart from

    Dec 17,