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The Technical Area – Mark 3 – Selecting Your Starting 11

In this new series entitled, The Technical Area, Rev Brad shares some specific applications for certain biblical passages that help apply faith to football in simple, practical ways.

Today’s lesson, is on Mark 3:13-19. Here, Jesus is selecting, from amongst many people who are following him, a select twelve: the Apostles. These are going to be men who live with Jesus, travel with Jesus, learn from Jesus, and go out preaching and teaching and with authority from Jesus. The intentionality with which Jesus selects the Twelve is akin to a manager choosing the starting eleven for match day.

In this episode, Selecting Your Starting 11, Rev Brad examines Jesus’ actions here as a bit of a template for a person selecting their own team of people to surround them in different life moments and circumstances. He talks through six application points based off of six different elements highlighted in the text of Mark 3:13-19.

Special friend and technical director, Adam Smith (currently with Central Fuego Valley FC) is our guest introducer today.

The Technical Area is a new series which is part of the From the Touchline podcast with Rev Brad Kenney. Rev Brad is Founder and Executive Director of Soccer Chaplains United and Volunteer Chaplain to the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. He 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, which you can find in the Apple and Google store.