A team chaplain finds success by authentically and genuinely sharing his or her unique gifts and perspectives. As such, there is no one “right” way to be a team chaplain. Knowing when and how often to implement certain elements of team chaplaincy (for example, team prayers or reflection exercises) will come from understanding the nature and goals of your assigned athletic team.
As you navigate the role of a team chaplain, use this free Team Chaplain Inspiration Guide as a resource for prayers, reflective prompts, poems and more, all of which may resonate with your athletes when used in the appropriate places and times. The insight to discern the best use of these tactics will grow alongside your ministry as a team chaplain.