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 […]

From the Rev: Frayed Community

Last week, Colorado Rapids fans were shocked by the news. Team captain Sam Cronin and starting left back Marc Burch — waived and traded. Three games into the season. To the worst team in the league for two players, money, and an international spot. And so goes the typical script in professional sport. Unless it’s a […]

Brooke Ewert

CrossTraining Adds Brooke Ewert as Female Counselor

Today, CrossTraining announced the addition of a female counselor to the team serving the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer (MLS). Brooke Ewert has a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary and a heart for athletes, especially those in crisis and going through different life transitions. In addition to her MA, Ewert […]

Twelfth Day of CrossTraining Christmas

Many of us are familiar with the song, The Twelve Days of Christmas. The English Christmas carol recalls the 12 days within the season of Christmas and a different gift for each day. What you may not know is that this song is said to have been a mnemonic device to help Christian children recall certain parts […]

Tenth Day of CrossTraining Christmas

Many of us are familiar with the song, The Twelve Days of Christmas. The English Christmas carol recalls the 12 days within the season of Christmas and a different gift for each day. What you may not know is that this song is said to have been a mnemonic device to help Christian children recall certain parts […]

Fourth Day of CrossTraining Christmas

Many of us are familiar with the song, The Twelve Days of Christmas. The English Christmas carol recalls the 12 days within the season of Christmas and a different gift for each day. What you may not know is that this song is said to have been a mnemonic device to help Christian children recall certain parts […]

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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 […]

Timothy Project: His Little Feet 2016 – Part 2

Last week we shared about CrossTraining’s gift to His Little Feet international choir when they were on tour this past summer. Now, in the Timothy Project: His Little Feet 2016 – Part 2 we share the rest of the story. Driving away after giving brand new jerseys to the boys int eh choir, CrossTraining’s Executive Director, Rev. […]