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Ministry Presence: 97 countries and in the USA, 35 U.S. professional sports team and 205 campuses

Detroit Tigers Rajai Davis' Unlikely Path to MLB

Detroit Tigers Rajai Davis' Unlikely Path to MLB

“I wasn’t on the track that I wanted to be on, so I started reading the Bible.”

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College gymnasts discover how to have a thriving Bible study

College gymnasts discover how to have a thriving Bible study

When Missouri gymnast Katelyn Trevino boarded the bus for an away gymnastic meet in Las Vegas and needed a place to sit, she spotted Becca Johnson seated alone.

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Volleyball player’s faith after tragedy

Volleyball player’s faith after tragedy

Andrea Voss Vellinga recounts her story of healing after a tragic accident.

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Photos: Ministry during the World Cup

Photos: Ministry during the World Cup

Photo highlights from the World Cup in Brazil.

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Behind the moment: US player Brad Davis at the World Cup

Behind the moment: US player Brad Davis at the World Cup

Brad Davis talks about the pressure and failures he’s faced as a world-class soccer player, and how God is guiding him through his struggles.

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Kaká: “Without Jesus, I can’t do anything.”

Kaká: “Without Jesus, I can’t do anything.”

Kaká’s faith has been his foundation as he rose to fame around the world.

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Falcao: “It wasn’t about me and my desires anymore”

Colombian football player Falcao has learned to put his life in God’s hands.

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Cameroon World Cup player: “We were sent with a divine destiny.”

Cameroon World Cup player: “We were sent with a divine destiny.”

Eyong Enoh talks about learning the Lord’s plan for his life.

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World Cup: one post could change a life

World Cup: one post could change a life

You can use the World Cup to talk to others about Christ.

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Kevin Durant: Growing Spiritually

Kevin Durant: Growing Spiritually

“I believe the best is yet to come.”

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Padres catcher wants new season to honor God

Padres catcher wants new season to honor God

Padres catcher Nick Hundley recovers from bad season, gets his faith back on track and now has God at the forefront of his life.

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Refusing to pray on a mission trip

Refusing to pray on a mission trip

Travis Field, who had no interest in God, was asked by his father if he wanted to go on a basketball missions trip with AIA.

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Seahawks’ Chris Maragos And The Downward Spiral That Led Him to Christ

Seahawks’ Chris Maragos And The Downward Spiral That Led Him to Christ

The story of the Seattle Seahawks' Chris Maragos journey of brokenness and finding Christ.

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Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Aaron Rodgers is a leader in football and faith.

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Tyler Zeller: From Tournament to NBA

Tyler Zeller: From Tournament to NBA

The key is understanding how to win and lose the right way.

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Wrestling a World Away

Wrestling a World Away

A young athlete learns to serve through sports.

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Watch: "Our church almost died.

A Netherlands church finds new life from a surprising source.

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S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Training

S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Training

Student Meagan Hairston learns five spiritual attributes for athletic competition.

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35-Day Challenge

35-Day Challenge

35 truths about how God sees you.

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Faith on the Soccer Field

The globe is watching the World Cup, but U.S. Women's defender Stephanie Cox shows Jesus working behind-the-scenes.

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Unsinkable

When George moved back to Liberia, he didn’t know if he’d ever play soccer again. He only knew to trust God.

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I Agree With Kirk

I agree with Kirk at Michigan State

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Follow-Up: "I Agree with Kirk

Read about the Michigan State Cru event -- I Agree with Kirk

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A Push For More Diversity

Athletes in Action makes changes to increase the diversity among their staff and volunteers.

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Elana Meyers: “I’m in this sport to glorify God”

Elana Meyers: “I’m in this sport to glorify God”

Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers seeks to glorify God more than winning a medal.

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My Story: Jake

Jake Fischer, linebacker at the University of Arizona, gets right with God.

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6 things every Christian should do Super Bowl weekend

6 things every Christian should do Super Bowl weekend

One of America’s biggest cultural events will occur on Sunday evening, drawing more than 100 million people to their televisions for the final matchup of the NFL season. But what does it mean to watch this game as a Christian?

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Changed Life on Arizona Football Team

Changed Life on Arizona Football Team

Cornerback Trevin Wade saw his life changed after attending an Athletes in Action retreat.

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Olympic Games

Olympic Games

You can have an active role in this year’s Olympic games.

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Debbie Flood: “A Gold Medal is Temporary”

Debbie Flood joins her faith and sport as she competes in the Olympics.

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Stephanie Brown Trafton: “Even to those with great faith, success can be a distraction.”

Stephanie Brown Trafton competes in the discus during the Olympics, combining her faith and sport.

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Jeff Porter: “I know God has this covered, so I don’t have to worry about it.”

Jeff Porter: “I know God has this covered, so I don’t have to worry about it.”

Jeff Porter’s journey to the Olympics has involved both family and faith.

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Faith at the Paralympics

Faith at the Paralympics

A Canadian rower attributes faith as the reason she’ll be competing in the London Paralympics.

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Putting Faith First

Putting Faith First

Albert Pujols uses his success in baseball to reach out to others.

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Jason Witten Wins Bart Starr Award

Jason Witten Wins Bart Starr Award

Invite others to see him accept the award at a webcast of the Super Bowl Breakfast.

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At the Super Bowl Breakfast

At the Super Bowl Breakfast

“My heart wasn’t there, but I didn’t want to disappoint my team.”

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The Road to Sunday

Baltimore Ravens head coach talks about struggling to win previous playoffs and competing against his brother’s team.

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The Real Battle

The Real Battle

Oklahoma wrestlers struggle with spiritual questions.

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After the Win

After the Win

Yale hockey player reflects on his relationship with God during his championship run

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First Ultimate Training Camp at Baylor

First Ultimate Training Camp at Baylor

Athletes experience change after spiritual sports camp.

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Soccer: Serving and Competing in South Africa: Part 1

Soccer: Serving and Competing in South Africa: Part 1

Professional soccer players share the gospel with 500 people during an Athletes in Action trip.

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Soccer: Serving and Competing in South Africa: Part 2

Soccer: Serving and Competing in South Africa: Part 2

Athletes from different parts of the world find they have more in common than they thought.

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Cru in the NFL

Cru in the NFL

Barrett Jones, offensive guard for the St. Louis Rams, reflects on his involvement with Cru in college and how he has carried what he’s learned into the NFL.

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Fearless Freshmen

Fearless Freshmen

Alex, as well as two other football players, started a Bible study within their football team.

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Bridging the Spiritual Gap in Cycling

Bridging the Spiritual Gap in Cycling

How do you bring the gospel into competitive cycling?

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4 ways you can change lives through the Olympics

4 ways you can change lives through the Olympics

Athletes in Action is planning fruitful ministry around the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. While you might not be able to attend the Olympics, there are plenty of ways for you to be a part of the ministry.

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Pre-cancer: Susie’s journey of doubt before a brain tumor

Pre-cancer: Susie’s journey of doubt before a brain tumor

Susie’s professor helped get her to trust God’s word again just before she learned she had a malignant brain tumor.

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Olympian Kelly Clark: still winning, yet putting others first

Olympian Kelly Clark: still winning, yet putting others first

“If anybody should be burnt out, it should be me,” says Kelly Clark, an Olympic gold and bronze medalist in snowboarding. At 30 years old, Clark is gearing up for her 4th Olympic appearance.

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Faith in the Final Four

Faith in the Final Four

After change of heart, Traevon Jackson helps Wisconsin to Final Four.

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Colorado Athlete Sees More to Life Than Winning

While Katelin is a popular 3-year starter for this nationally ranked college volleyball program, the status does not define her. Rather, she seeks to find her identity in her relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Buckeyes Make Jesus the Main Event

Buckeye coach Jim Tressel and well-known players spoke passionately of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. YouTube video included.

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NFL Opponents on the Field, Teammates in Building a Spiritual Legacy

A placekicker for the Green Bay Packers mentors a punter for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after being challenged by an Athletes in Action staff member.

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Tebow, Bradford Share More Than a Heisman Trophy

It’s more about winning for these top athletes. Read their stories and more at www.beyondtheultimate.org.

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Contact Athletes in Action

How to contact Athletes in Action, including their mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and hyperlinks for mission trips and career opportunities

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Recommitted Life Leads to New Ministry

Sarah Boruta never dreamed her love for hoops would lead to a radical life change.

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The Breakfast That Changed Basketball Coach's Life

St John’s University assistant basketball coach Fred Quartlebaum remembers the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast as one that changed his life.

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More Important Than the Big Dance

A successful attorney finds fulfillment in inviting friends to evangelistic event at the Final Four, co-sponsored by Athletes in Action.

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2 NFL Chaplains: Spiritual Trainers for Professional Athletes and Coaches

Chaplains Doug Gilcrease of Tampa Bay (17 years with the Buccaneers) and George McGovern of New York (13 years with the Giants and Yankees) talk about being spiritual aides to professional football players

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Faith and the Red Sox

With the Boston Red Sox sweep of the World Series last weekend, Athletes in Action has a relevant and timely tool to reach out to your baseball friends with the gospel.

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NFL Star Changed by Mission Trip

Steve Smith learns God can use him beyond his athletic status.

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Olympics: Universal Language of Struggle and Triumph

Staff members from Athletes in Action, the sports ministry of Campus Crusade, recognized the opportunity of an event with such a global viewership, and created an evangelistic DVD featuring Olympic athletes entitled “Struggle & Triumph.”

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A Must-See for Every Football Fan

Yet even with a passion for football and Christ, what Brent saw at the Athletes in Action event was unlike anything he’d ever seen before.

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Volunteer With Athletes in Action

AIA can equip and train you to reach people around the world with the life-changing truth of Jesus Christ by using the platform of sport. Visit the volunteer section on their Web site.

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Volunteer and Help Athletes Around the World

One high school teacher talks about a short-term mission experience with Athletes in Action, the sport ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ.

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Warrick Dunn Wins Prestigious 2009 Bart Starr Award

Warrick Dunn was honored Saturday, January 31, 2009, with the prestigious Bart Starr Award.

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Kurt Warner Wins Prestigious 2010 Bart Starr Award

Recently-retired Arizona Cardinals quarterback honored at 2010 NFL-sanctioned Super Bowl Breakfast

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When Push Comes to Shove

How 2006 U.S. Men’s bobsled team member Brock Kreitzburg found hope after the loss of his father.

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Basketball Coach Don Meyer Receives AIA Award

On Saturday, April 3, 2010, Meyer will be presented the 2010 John Wooden Keys to Life Award for his exceptional moral character, integrity and faith. The award is presented by Athletes in Action and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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Jim Tressel

Profile of 2010 Night of Champions Hall of Faith Inductee, Jim Tressel

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Jennifer Johnson Jordan

Profile of 2010 Night of Champions Hall of Faith Inductee, Jenny Johnson Jordan

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2009 Finalists Chosen for Bart Starr Award

The 2009 finalists for the Bart Starr Award have been announced. This honor is voted on by fellow NFL players to recognize exemplary character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community.

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AIA Honors Jim Tressel & Jennifer Johnson Jordan

Jim Tressel, head football coach of The Ohio State Buckeyes, and Jennifer Johnson Jordan, professional volleyball player and Olympian, inducted into the Athletes in Action Hall of Faith on Thursday, May 6, 2010 during 5th annual Night of Champions event.

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Swimmer Prioritizes People

Kelsey Scott reaches out at UGA, co-leading a Bible study on her swim team.

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Tim Howard Talks About Faith

Tim Howard Talks About Faith

How God used Tim's grandmother and Tourette's to move the famous soccer player to trust Jesus.

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Tim Howard: The Goal Keeper

Tim Howard: The Goal Keeper

American Tim Howard plays for a British soccer team but hopes to join the Americans for the World Cup.

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World Cup on-the-Ground Report

Jim Schmidtke and Steve Morgan, AIA chaplains with the U.S. men’s soccer team explain how God is at work during the World Cup.

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Tennis Player Finds Love

Ashley's teammates invite her to join them for AIA, planting seeds and helping lead her to Christ.

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AIA Staff Member More Than a Fan

Asif Khaikh offers spiritual strength to South Florida football players

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OSU Football Team Visits AIA Sports Complex

Jim Tressel and his Buckeye team come to Xenia, Ohio to practice.

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Drew Brees Wins AIA's 2011 Bart Starr Award

Drew Brees won the Bart Starr award, which was presented at Athletes in Action's NFL-Sanctioned Super Bowl Breakfast on February 5th, 2011.

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The Real Keys to Life

Charlie Ward receives the John Wooden Keys to Life Award at AIA's 2011 Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast in Houston, Texas.

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Night of Champions

Kim Anthony and Frank Reich are inducted into Athletes in Action Hall of Faith.

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Kim Anthony Inducted into Hall of Faith

AIA's Kim Anthony honored at Night of Champions.

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Super Bowl Breakfast Web Broadcast

Athletes in Action hosts the 23rd annual Super Bowl Breakfast the morning before the big game, featuring NFL greats Bart Starr, Tony Dungy and an award presented to one player, chosen by his peers.

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LaDainian Tomlinson Receives Bart Starr Award 2008

San Diego Chargers’ All-Pro running back, LaDainian Tomlinson, is best known for the speed and power that have helped him lead the NFL in rushing the past two seasons. On the day before the Super Bowl, he was recognized not for his impressive athleticism, but for his outstanding character—as the winner of the 2008 Bart Starr Award.

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2008 Finalists chosen for Bart Starr Award

The field has now been narrowed to just three with the announcement of the finalists for the 20th annual Bart Starr Award, which honors NFL players who show exemplary character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community.

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