Kenya Sports Evangelism
transforming lives through sports.
Seen here Rev Kennedy Salano founder of
Child and Youth Development Center in his Kenyan
football shirt holding the trophies.
Ckick on the pictures to enlarge.
Our objectives are
• To educate, encourage and partner with outreaching churches,
ministries and individuals in proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ
using sport and leisure evangelism.
• To assemble, co-ordinate, train and activate local area
interdenominational teams to evangelize through sport in the countries
that God calls us to.
• To support and encourage specific sport ministries in fulfilling
their calling in the Kingdom of God.
• To form relationships with, help disciple and prepare for
sports ministry, sport's men and women who serve Jesus Christ.
• To reach and assist schools and sport's clubs, providing
sporting resources and quality coaching.
• To help unite the body of Christ through team work and outreaches.
• To teach sport's participants God's plan for them in the
Meet Pastor Blessing P. Johnson
from Nigeria the Founder and President of Royal
Gold Global Sports Outreach Ministry - nurturing sports
superstars in a Godly way.
THE VISION: -Raising vibrant
and dynamic Christian sports men in Africa, using sports as
a means of communicating the gospel of Christ.
In Malawi Pastor William has established
'YOUTH ALERT' focusing on reaching all the youth by all
means, establishing a self-help youth programme linking
sports with AIDS prevention, environmental cleanups, leadership
training and other community service activities
T he program focusing
on educating the youth about HIV/AIDS through sports activities
UCT is seeking to partner with Kicking
Out AIDS Tanzania to train Pastor
William and another youth within the 'House of Freedom'
to extend the program into and around the Mbeya area and within
the Nyungwe Karonga District, Malawi.
We are looking to work with Christian colleges, churches, International
organizations such as World
Sports Ministrie. Caribbean organizations such as Caribbean
Sports Reach and The Alliance of Christian
Athletics of Haiti to see this become a reality in Haiti.
UCT is researching the possibility of introducing
Kicking AIDS Out of Haiti.
Kicking AIDS Out is an international Network of organisations working
together to use sport and physical activity as a means of raising
awareness about HIV and AIDS and motivating behaviour change among
The network shares information and best practices.
It promotes policy development, shares resource material and represents
a forum for exchange and discussion.
Kicking AIDS Out is an approach of combining sports
activities and addressing HIV/AIDS
The mission is to empower youth to positively influence
their lives and the lives of others by actively enhancing life skills
Kicking AIDS Out! promotes the use of sport as a
tool for development. Sports & physical activities are used
to build awareness about HIV and AIDS through educational games
and activities which encourage peers to discuss issues that affect
their lives and their communities. Programmes implemented by member
organisations integrate sport skills and life skills through movement
games, role plays, drama and other cultural and recreational activities.
Central to success and sustainability is capacity building. Kicking
AIDS Out develops programs to train coaches, trainers and leaders,
building capacity at the individual, organizational and community
- Sport is a fun and exciting way to draw people
together it creates an environment conducive to sharing positive
messages about HIV and AIDS and other health related issues.
- It provides opportunities to influence knowledge
and behaviour through the creation of meaningful mentoring relationships
between participants, Peer Leaders and coaches.
- There is the potential to emphasize and enhance
the life skill learning that is already inherent in participating
- Empowering the youth with a significant role
in organizing and facilitating the physical activities further
capitalizes on the power of sport to teach valuable life lessons.
Sourced from www.kickingaidsout.net