In 2010 the Cup of Nations soccer tournament (www.cupofnations.com) began in St. Louis and Houston.
Now in 2016 it is in 20 cities and 20 nations.
It began as a ministry to internationals, many of them refugees, to create friendships and build relationship to advance the good news.
John Ritland and Brad Wos provide insights regarding the Cup of Nations Soccer Tournament in St. Louis. It is aimed at advancing the Kingdom of God by utilizing sports to build relationships with refugees and other internationals … See www.cupofnations.com .
Cup of Nations (www.cupofnations.com) began in Houston and St. Louis in 2010 … and by 2016 has spread to 20 cities and 20 countries. In 2016 it occurs in St. Louis in the evenings of Monday, Tuesday, and Friday of July 11, 12, and 15th … with the tournament finals occurring most of the day on Saturday, July 16th. It is played on the soccer fields of St. Louis University High School near the St. Louis Science Center on the South Side of highway I 40/64. All of it is free. –
John Ritland, a retired Boeing engineer, and Brad Wos, ministering through sports most of his adult life (including 12 years in St. Africa) are among the leaders of the St. Louis Cup of Nations … as well of its spread throughout many parts of the world.
More radio is soon anticipated with Brad Wos, to be ministering in Rio during the 2016 Olympics there. . –
Related radio (regrading sports in ministry) titled … “Jeff Wells takes 9th ministry trip to Olympics (Rio); this time with 16-year-old daughter Bethany” … can be heard by clicking on … https://haroldhendrick.com/content/view/789/5/