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  • World Cup stirs witness despite crackdown

    July 13 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    World Cup stirs witness despite crackdown

    Russia’s 2016 law restricting evangelism may have curtailed some traditional gospel-sharing efforts at World Cup venues this summer. But through innovative witnessing techniques – like soccer viewing parties at churches and jazz band concerts – evangelicals still have managed to harness the world’s largest sporting event for gospel witness.

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  • ‘Prayer wave’ stirring for Rugby World Cup

    September 18 2015 by Samantha Conners, IMB Connecting/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Prayer wave’ stirring for Rugby World Cup

    In preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2015, churches in England are asking for prayer as they prepare to share the gospel with hundreds of thousands of rugby spectators. From Sept. 18 to Oct. 31, 11 cities across England and Wales will host 48 tournament matches played by 20 teams from around the world.

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  • ‘Yellow Card Strategy’ shines for Christ on World Cup stage

    June 27 2014 by Alan Brant, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Yellow Card Strategy’ shines for Christ on World Cup stage

    In addition to the 1 billion people tuning in around the globe, an estimated 600,000 visitors are converging on Rio de Janeiro and the 11 other host cities in Brazil to watch and cheer for their country’s team. Other visitors to Rio have another goal in mind: sharing the message of Jesus’ gospel.

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