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Imagine playing a part in bringing the love and Word of God to people around the world through the platform of sports! Your skills, training, talents, experience, gifts, and passions can all be used for God's glory as together we empower and equip churches and church planters to use sports as a tool to transform lives and strengthen communities.

Below we have highlighted Sports Friends' current openings for your prayerful consideration. For more specific details or questions concerning any of these positions, contact SIM. Please note that all positions with Sports Friends are unsalaried missionary positions. Serving with us will require you to partner with churches, family, friends, and others who will stand with you both prayerfully and financially in your ministry.

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Sports Friends Ministry Development Leader

Sports Friends Organizational Leader

Sports Friends Coaches' Trainer

Sports Friends Asia Ministry Development Co-Leader

Sports Friends Internship Program Coordinator

Sports Friends Media Specialist

Sports Friends Communications Coordinator

Sports Friends Recruiting Coordinator

Sports Friends Partner & Fund Development Coordinator

Sports Friends is a ministry of the multi-national, interdenominational mission, SIM. SIM manages the selection and training of applicants wishing to serve with Sports Friends around the world. Visit SIM's website ( for a complete listing of service openings in all areas and for information about SIM's missionary requirements and application process.

Short-Term Trips


Each year Sports Friends offers short-term ministry trips to various field locations in which we serve. These trips are an excellent way for you to learn more about our ministry, to experience God at work in other cultures, and to help enhance the overall mission of Sports Friends. We encourage you to prayerfully consider the opportunities listed below and to respond as the Lord leads.

If you are interested in one of these life-changing adventures, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to begin the process.

Camping Ministry Trips (Africa and Asia)

Camping is a critical element of the overall Sports Friends strategy and a natural extension of our existing community-based ministry programs. Deep relationships are formed, the good news of God's love is shared, and campers are impacted for eternity. As these young people enjoy sports, games, crafts, music, good food, warm beds, and lots of love, they encounter God in powerful ways. For most of these campers, it is the best week of their lives. As you humbly sacrifice to participate in God's redemptive work, we believe it will be one of the best weeks of your life as well. You do not have to be a serious athlete to serve at camp. As you help with crafts, lead music, take pictures, administer first aid, or provide sports instruction, your primary role is simply to lavish God's love upon these young people.

Are you and/or your church group ready for a life-changing experience this summer? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Estimated trip cost: $3,500 (USD)/person
Trip size: 10-15 people

Vision Trips (Africa and Asia)

Ideal for those interested in partnering or serving with Sports Friends, our vision trips provide a great opportunity for you to see and to actively participate in God's work of transforming lives and strengthening communities through the powerful tool of sports ministry.

Vision Trip – Africa

Sports Friends began serving in Africa in 2002. Since that time, God has worked powerfully through this ministry. Thousands of local sports ministers have been trained; countless young people, their families, and their communities have been transformed by the Gospel; and hundreds of churches have been planted, many in areas previously hostile towards Christianity. Come experience a beautiful people and culture, see the impact of church-centered sports ministry, and allow God to broaden your vision for the continent of Africa.

Estimated cost: $2,750 (USD)/person
Trip size: Up to 15 people

Vision Trip - Southeast Asia

Although a spiritual people, less than 1% of the population in the countries where Sports Friends works in Southeast Asia knows and follows Jesus. The ministry expanded to Southeast Asia in 2008 to pioneer the development of sports ministry programs that bring the love of Christ to young people, their families, and their communities. Come experience the sights, sounds, smells, and customs of unique far-eastern cultures, as you encourage those involved and see the early fruits of these efforts.

Estimated trip costs: $3,300 (USD)/person
Trip size: Up to 15 people




If you are interested in one of these life-changing adventures, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to begin the process.

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