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Five Women You Meet in Faith and Football — Ruth

As we celebrate the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the next few weeks, the From the Touchline podcast will feel a little different. It will feature a devotional reading from Soccer Chaplains United’s new devotional book, Five Women You Meet in Faith and Football. This five-week, daily devotional looks at the lives of five women who appear in Jesus’ lineage — Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary.

This week, we look at Ruth, specifically at how hard Ruth works. Ruth has a great work ethic. So much so, that she likely puts some of the locals to shame. Footballers put in a lot of hard work — but those that have a good work ethic tend to rise to the top. There are times though when it’s hard to put in a good shift — others look down on us, oppress or abuse us, or our hard work seems to go unnoticed. How can we better cope and maintain a good work ethos — on and off the field? Today, we get at the best way to tackle this issue.

Click here to get a copy of Five Women You Meet In Faith and Football.

From the Touchline is a short-feature (usually 10-15 min) podcast with Rev Brad Kenney, Founder and Executive Director of Soccer Chaplains United and Volunteer Chaplain to the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer.

Rev Brad and occasional guests touch on various issues around the topics of faith, family, and football (soccer).

Also, don’t forget that you can listen in our app, SoccrChapUtd, in the Apple and Google store.