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  • In a first for Soccer Chaplains United Community Project requests, Larry and Micah Koorneef are heading to Cambodia this August. The father and son team, members at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, met Setan Lee and his ministry TransformAsia. It was through a series of conversations and Micah's own studies, that God put a burden on their hearts for traveling to Cambodia to serve. As a family we have been praying for years about the specific destination and timing of such a trip...this past fall we started studying up on SE Asia (because that was my dream) and eventually Cambodia in particular. God enabled us to partner with TransformAsia this spring and plan a way to serve with them this summer.Micah

  • As the summer season moves closer to fall, many college and high school students are starting to get back into the swing of fall soccer pre-season preparations. We check in with Moody Bible Institute Men's Soccer Chaplain Pete Distler to see what steps he and the team are taking ahead of a mid-August campus report date. The student athletes at Moody Bible Institute are busy 'sweating' a summer regimen of personal training routines designed by Coach Jon.  Inherent competition and accountability is seen in published key performance metrics that keep team chat channels buzzing. Freshman players are already preparing to make the cut are showing impressive numbers and looking to push MBI veterans to elevate their game.Chaplain Pete, on the

  • Back in February of this year, I had the privilege of meeting Reverend Parker Smith. As an alum and emissary for Sterling College (KS), Parker was manning a table at the Presbytery of the West regional gathering in Leoti, KS. When the Soccer Chaplains United video played, Rev Parker approached and we discovered some mutual connections within the local soccer scene in Colorado. A follow up coffee back in Denver, and Parker was able to share about Sterling College a Christian institution of higher learning with whom the Evangelical Presbyterian Church has some association and connection. As we talked more about soccer, the subject of possibly finding and placing a chaplain with the soccer programs at Sterling continued to be

  • For Kimberly Beach, the pathway to becoming chaplain for Trinity International University's (TIU) Men's Soccer Program is, to say the least, an unusual one. But, then again, God's planning and work to bring about something amazing in us and something powerful for His kingdom is usually born out of things that would confound the wise of the world. Chaplain Beach, known affectionately to players and coaches as Miss Kim, started serving TIU in 2017. At first it began as a female soccer player and friend of her son (a student athlete at TIU with the men's soccer team) asked if Kimberly could meet with and mentor her. Pretty soon, Kimberly was giving pre-season devotionals at the women's team workouts. But

  • It's always great to get updates from the different trips and teams that Soccer Chaplains United has helped equip. I wanted to share an email update that came to me and Cory Jones comes from Nate Taube, along with a few photos. Cumbre Alta team members pose Good morning Brad and Cory, I just wanted to personally thank you for all the gear you sent down with Jason Rollins. Your generosity with Casa Deportiva Cumbre Alta is fantastic. As I'm sure Jason has told you, we are a small soccer club here in Quito. Our goal is to share Christ as we reach the highest levels of Ecuadorian soccer. We are able to do so because of people like you who

  • xolani from eswatini

    Soccer Chaplains United, is is pleased to support another project and team headed to eSwatini. eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland was renamed by the king in honor of the 50th anniversary of gaining independence. Headed to eSwatini is a team from Mountain Springs Church in Colorado Springs in coordination with Beyond Survival.  The team will feature Soccer Chaplains United's own, Cory Jones, who serves as a community coordinator in the Colorado Springs area. Development of key relationships has been happening for the last number of years and Cory and the team from Colorado Springs have a good relationship with Xolani Moyo, who started a sports ministry that has now blossomed into a few teams.  The motto is "Sport.  Faith.  Future." noting that

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