Athletes in Action
Striving to see Christ-followers on every team, in every sport and in every nation
Ministry Presence: 97 countries and in the USA, 35 U.S. professional sports team and 205 campuses
The amazing true story of how Cru helped Gonzaga reach the National Championship game.
A group of NFL players are making Christ famous through their footwear.
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!
“If your teammates would come and ask you what does it take to be a Christian, what would you say to them?” They weren’t sure how to answer this question.
The Carolina Panthers linebacker will receive the prestigious award at the Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast.
Seniors are supposed to be the ones who create the culture for a team. One basketball team lacked that kind of leadership – and two underclassmen decided to do something about it.
For Paralympian Daniel Dias, asking God “why” was only the starting point to ask Him, “what for?”
Chanelle Price thought it was enough to go to church as a “thank you” to God. Then she realized her self-worth was becoming dependent on how she performed at track meets.
Wilson Kipsang started as a herdsman and is now an Olympic runner, but he looks to God for his greatest success.
“I thought you were supposed to act like a good person. But really, I was still caught up in my old lifestyle.”
I became motivated by temporary treasures, but remembered those achievements, records and awards do not last. That day I was reminded to train and compete as an act of worship while positively impacting those around me.
Are you finishing up college and finding yourself constantly being asked what’s next? Does that question send shivers down your spine and panic all through your body? What if I told you I know how to rid yourself of all that anxiety?
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright talks about how he came to know God personally.
“I wasn’t on the track that I wanted to be on, so I started reading the Bible.”
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.
Kaká’s faith has been his foundation as he rose to fame around the world.
Colombian football player Falcao has learned to put his life in God’s hands.
Eyong Enoh talks about learning the Lord’s plan for his life.
“I believe the best is yet to come.”
Padres catcher Nick Hundley recovers from bad season, gets his faith back on track and now has God at the forefront of his life.
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.
The story of the Seattle Seahawks' Chris Maragos journey of brokenness and finding Christ.
Aaron Rodgers is a leader in football and faith.
A young athlete learns to serve through sports.
35 truths about how God sees you.
I agree with Kirk at Michigan State
Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers seeks to glorify God more than winning a medal.
Jake Fischer, linebacker at the University of Arizona, gets right with God.
Debbie Flood joins her faith and sport as she competes in the Olympics.
Albert Pujols uses his success in baseball to reach out to others.
“My heart wasn’t there, but I didn’t want to disappoint my team.”
Professional soccer players share the gospel with 500 people during an Athletes in Action trip.
Athletes from different parts of the world find they have more in common than they thought.
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.
Susie’s professor helped get her to trust God’s word again just before she learned she had a malignant brain tumor.
How to contact Athletes in Action, including their mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and hyperlinks for mission trips and career opportunities
St John’s University assistant basketball coach Fred Quartlebaum remembers the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast as one that changed his life.
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
Steve Smith learns God can use him beyond his athletic status.
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.
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.
How God used Tim's grandmother and Tourette's to move the famous soccer player to trust Jesus.
American Tim Howard plays for a British soccer team but hopes to join the Americans for the World Cup.
Asif Khaikh offers spiritual strength to South Florida football players
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.
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.
Natasha and Michelle are taking another journey together. Neither one has been on a mission trip before, but it is something they have both wanted to do.
Abbey D’Agostino’s run in the 5000m is being lauded as one of the top sportsmanlike moments of the Olympic Games.
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