Articles on Ministry-type:athletes

AIA’s Influence Extends to UNC Too

How AIA leadership and ministry has helped ground ACC Player of the Year, Justin Jackson, in his faith.

A Gonzaga Coach’s Long Journey to the Final Four

The amazing true story of how Cru helped Gonzaga reach the National Championship game.

How To Play Like No One’s Watching

A group of NFL players are making Christ famous through their footwear.

When Glorifying God Means Coming in Last Place

Abbey D’Agostino’s run in the 5000m is being lauded as one of the top sportsmanlike moments of the Olympic Games.

Why Offer Mercy When Payback is Due?

Because of Christ’s work in his life, Wisconsin DB D’Cota Dixon responded to the egregious late hit committed against him in a most unexpected way.

Laurie Hernandez Inspires at the Olympics

In a sport often determined by tenths of a point, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles won the Women’s Gymnastics Team All-Around gold medal by more than 8 points – the largest margin of victory in Olympic gymnastics history.

Gymnast hopes to head to Rio: ‘I don’t fear the future anymore’

Laurie Hernandez is a 16-year-old hoping to make the US Olympic women's gymnastics team. She has disciplined her mind, body and life toward Rio. But she has an even more important goal she wants to reach first - and it may surprise you!

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