Join a football team!
We’re looking for a team of people to commit to ministering among the Fur people of South Sudan, primarily by providing football training in schools and among the local community.
Could you support a football (soccer) school 3 days a week, 2 hours each day, working with children 6 to 19 years of age, as well as interacting with the children’s families/communities? School is in session 11 months of each year. This is all with the ultimate task in mind – to proclaim the gospel in culturally sensitive and effective ways.
South Sudan became the world’s newest country on 9 July 2011. It was the outcome of the 2005 peace deal that ended Africa’s longest-running civil war. The majority of the population adhere to Christianity. Only 18% call themselves Muslim unlike Sudan, which is 97%.
Any degree, but ideally in physical or sports education
Cultural understanding of serving in an Islamic area
Commitment to living and proclaiming gospel in a difficult location
Personal characteristics required:
Bold proclaimer of Jesus; loves Jesus in a personal way; persistent; insightful; industrious; creative; strong interpersonal skills; well rounded communication skills; has a burden for the unreached; flexible; teachable; humble; persevering; forgiving; patient; self-starter; independent thinker yet team oriented; committed to ever growing in local culture; growing in knowledge of faith/theology/doctrine/Bible.
Must be relational, willing to go to others home and also offering hospitality to the community.
Interested? Get in touch…
If this opportunity interests you, feel free to contact us to find out more or ask any questions you might have. Thank you