U.S. Open Cup Affords A Chance to Catch Up with Alumni

The Colorado Rapids came from behind last night from two goals to advance in the U.S. Open Cup. The Rapids defeated the OKC Energy (USL)  3-2. The win advances the MLS side Rapids to face Western Conference opponent FC Dallas in the next round. Being on hand for the match, there was a chance to […]

Chaplain Duran Moving On From Colorado

Today, it was announced that Associate Chaplain Cesar Duran (Colorado Rapids) would be moving from Colorado. Duran, a minister with the United Methodist Church, has been serving the Rapids team through CrossTraining since April of 2016.  Duran has accepted a position pastoring a church in Laredo, Texas. He will finish his service through June. CrossTraining Executive […]

Colorado Rapids Faith Day 2017 Announced

The Colorado Rapids Faith Day 2017 will be held on Saturday, May 13. The Rapids will take on  the San Jose Earthquakes. The day will feature pre-game and post-game activities. The game, which kicks off at 2:00 pm MT, will be a family-friendly opportunity to interact with local faith groups and hear player testimonies after the […]

2017 MLS Meetings – LA

Last week, CrossTraining chaplains from Colorado and Charlotte were in Los Angeles, CA for the NSCAA Convention, Major League Soccer Draft, and annual gathering of soccer chaplains and soccer ministry people. The annual meetings which are hosted by Athletes in Action, featured a day-filled with meetings and discussion about soccer ministry as well as an inspirational talk by […]

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Rapids Fall, Fail to Make Championship Game

The Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer) fell to the Seattle Sounders, 1-0. The Sunday match, held promise for the Rapids club, looking to make its 3rd championship appearance (1997, 2010). The Rapids, playing at home, needed a 1-0 win to advance, but ended up giving a goal and losing its first home match in the […]

Rapids win on penalty kicks to advance

On Sunday, the Colorado Rapids won a thrilling penalty kick shoot out against the Los Angeles Galaxy to advance to the Western Conference Finals against the Seattle Sounders. The Rapids, after losing in LA 0-1, found themselves needing at least one goal in their home match to force extra time. That goal came from a […]

Faith Night at the Colorado Rapids!

Faith Night at the Colorado Rapids is this Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The Colorado Rapids will face off against Western Conference opponent Portland Timbers in a key playoff match up for both teams. Get your tickets now using the link to the side of the page (below […]

Faith Night at the Colorado Rapids!

Faith Night at the Colorado Rapids is coming soon! Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The Colorado Rapids will face off against Western Conference opponent Portland Timbers in what might be a key playoff match up for both teams. Get your tickets now using the link to the side […]

August 2016 CrossTrainer: Pornography

Enjoy this month’s edition of the CrossTrainer – a short digest covering faith, football, family, and other important topics. This month’s edition features the topic of pornography. Pornography as a part of one’s lifestyle and habit is destructive and harmful, but there is hope for the one who is ensnared in the addictive pattern of […]

July 2016 CrossTrainer: Pregame

Enjoy this month’s edition of the CrossTrainer – a short digest covering faith, football, family, and other important topics. This month’s edition features the topic of Pregame. In sports as in life we can find ourselves in this strange, in-between time readying ourselves for what might be a big or important moment or sometimes we […]