Sports have proven to be one of the most effective relationship building tools for the growth of the Gospel. Simply sharing in the game together, whether playing or coaching, quickly breaks down barriers and establishes lasting friendships. This platform has been at the center of Sports Outreach ministries from the beginning and is still being used today, with over 2,600 players involved weekly in these programs. Realizing that outreach methods can be utilized through games outside of physical sports, The SOI Chess Academy & Mentoring Center provides serves as a hub of chess and mentor related activities where children and youth from within the slums and surrounding areas come to learn. You can read about “The Queen of Katwe”, Phiona Mutesi through this page.
We invite you to learn about the specific sports ministry projects happening in each of our ministry sites. Click on the location name for more information: