Camp Season Begins!

Justin Neally University of Illinois

What’s even better than a great school year of campus ministry? The opportunity to build upon that momentum with an exciting summer of camps! Our very first kicked off this past weekend as college athletes from across the Midwest gathered together on the campus of Illinois College for FCA’s National Collegiate Conference (NCC). Over a hundred stepped outside of their …

Illini Athletes Get Baptized!

Justin Neally University of Illinois

Recently, a number of our Illini FCA leaders made the decision to be baptized. Hear in their own words their heart behind diving into the water… “I decided to get baptized because for the first time in my life, I have made my faith my own. Since coming to college, it became my choice to go to church and my …

International Ministry

Justin Neally FCA Ukraine, International Ministry

FCA’s mission has always been to “see THE WORLD impacted for Jesus Christ through coaches and athletes”. We’re accomplishing this through an intentional approach to international outreach, focusing on specific areas of the globe. Each US region has been assigned a world region to serve, and the Midwest has been paired with Eurasia, which includes Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, …

Jaguar FCA

Sara Hurst Jefferson

Here from UI softball player Taylor Edwards and Jefferson students about why they love FCA!

FCA Leader at EIU

Robbie Gwinn Eastern Illinois University

Here’s a Facebook post from one of the EIU FCA leaders… “I’m thankful for my Heavenly Father and the FCA organization. College is hard. There’s temptation from every direction, your responsibilities triple, and you’re out on your own. What’s awesome is that I know I’m never alone through all of it. God has always spoken to me, however I never …

Why Homer New Life Supports FCA!

Justin Neally Church Partnerships

More and more churches are seeing the value of partnering with FCA’s ministry! We’re being able to go where the church often can’t…to the public schools, the locker rooms, the practice fields… and for us to provide an avenue for churches to come alongside of us opens up a world of opportunity in uniting the body of Christ. Hear from …

Day Camp Coaches Reunion!

Troy Collier Coaches Ministry, Day Camp

This past summer, we had another amazing Day Camp and it would not be possible without the incredible effort put forth by our coaches. With 11 sports represented and over 650 campers, we had 24 coaches who served our week long camp and did an awesome job teaching the fundamentals and sharing the love of Christ!  Recently, we got together …

Guest Blog from Ryan Tucker

Justin Neally Football, Uncategorized, University of Illinois

This week, we’ve got a guest blogger! Ryan Tucker, a punter for the U of I football team shared with the Illini huddle last week… At our last FCA gathering, I was blessed to give a testimony. First, I began to talk about God’s plan for me, and how my journey has evolved in the game of football. I tried to emphasize …