• We've successfully moved the From the Touchline podcast to our YouTube channel. Last year, it was announced that Google Podcasts and Google Podcast Manager would be going away — with a remaining option to move podcasts to the YouTube platform. Well, we've completed the process and now, all episodes of the podcast (269) as today can be found on our YouTube channel, click here to access and to subscribe. In the ever changing landscape of the web, we try to stay up to date as much as possible and as cost-effective as possible, in delivering news and content related into soccer, chaplaincy, and our work in this space. Soccer Chaplains United is non-profit, 501(c)3 and depends upon the financial support

    May 30,
  • Perhaps one of the most difficult, anxiety-producing spaces for us in life is trying to make decisions about the future — how do we know where to go, what to do, what choice to make? What is the will of God for our life? With the end of the month of May and this being “Mental Health Awareness” Month, we are in a series which is exploring how Christian faith addresses mental health. Today we look at Romans 12:1-2 and the renewed mind which seeks to understand God's will — His good, pleasing, and perfect will. There's a bit of a two-step process in understanding what God's will is and we look at this more in depth in this week's

    May 29,
  • Today, I am really pleased to announce that volunteer chaplain, Jordan Medas, has offered to step into a role serving Soccer Chaplains United as the East Coast Chaplaincy Manager. With the appointment, Jordan becomes the second chaplain manager and pairs with Jubal McDaniel who serves on the west coast. The chaplain growth of 2023 (8 chaplains and 40% growth) has led to an increase in the importance of supporting existing chaplains all while continuing to discover and develop new chaplains. While still fairly new role, the chaplain managers (both Jordan and Jubal) are tasked with 1) supporting chaplains within their particular timezones and 2) working to discover and develop out new chaplains for new chaplain opportunities that arise. Despite being

    May 28,
  • Today's podcast is part 2 of an interview with the Founder and Director of the Rocky Mountain Sports Counseling Center, Brooke Ewert. Brooke formerly led Soccer Chaplains United's counseling efforts, but has since turned her attention to growing RMSCC and her counseling team who serve athletes of all levels. The Rocky Mountain Sports Counseling Center is a place we often make referrals for athletes and families to get the support and health that they need. Today we talk about that state of mental health awareness and support in sport, the top issues facing athletes, and Brooke joins in a fun little game of Crosses with Rev. From the Touchline is a short-feature (10-15 min) podcast with Rev Brad Kenney, Founder

    May 22,
  • Every other year, Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church sends a team of high school juniors and seniors and adult leaders to Uganda to participate in Youth for Christ’s ministry in Kampala. The church has been working with Youth for Christ Uganda since 2007 with the hope and belief that the trips are making huge changes in the lives of the student team and in the communities they are serving. The 2024 trip will be the 5th trip that Soccer Chaplains United partners to send soccer gear and equipment with this local church partner. You can see summaries from 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2022 by clicking on the appropriate link. Despite some of the negatives that can accompany short term missions, Cherry

    May 16,

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