Permission requested to use information from www.kidsgames.com
KidsGames is a sports and values based program
for 6-14 year olds where companies, churches, schools, community
groups, sports organizations and local government can all work
together to serve children in the years when the Summer Olympics
and World Cup of Soccer occur. The program includes stories by
10 Olympians and World Cup of Soccer players whose experiences
provide practical illustrations for the children.
The KidsGames initiative is run on a local basis
across a city, village or region involving hundreds up to tens
of thousands of children. To date over three million children
in more than 150 countries have participated in KidsGames.
What are the values of KidsGames?
- Draws together a range of churches/denominations/agencies
in united ministry.
- Presents an enjoyable integrated program of
bible teaching and sports/games involving athletes and participating
- Shows sensitivity towards children's culture,
age, spiritual development depending on the Holy Spirit to bring
a response to the teaching of God's Word.
- Builds a strengthened support system for kids
by seeking involvement of their families and directing them
towards the fellowship of the local church.
- Offers children who become believers appropriate
discipleship resources or builds relationships pointing them