Counselor’s Corner: Facade of Independence

  I was reading a devotional recently which spoke about one of the greatest problems we have as Christians. It stated weakness isn’t our great problem, but our independence. We do not ask questions we should be asking. We act as if we can handle things we cannot handle. We do not seek help when […]

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 […]

Third 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 […]

First 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 […]

CXT Counseling Undergoes New Development

CrossTraining announces that its counseling services will undergo a new development for the 2017 season. Executive Director, Rev. Brad Kenney, shared that the organization will raise subsidy money to help provide counseling services. What we have come to learn is that one of the barriers to people in this community receiving counseling is the cost. CrossTraining […]

CrossTraining Counseling Gets Enhancement

Today, CrossTraining announced a major enhancement for its counseling services offered beginning in the 2016 season. CrossTraining will have a new counseling space in Denver for its work with the Colorado Rapids and the local alumni for the club. The new office is located off DTC Blvd in Greenwood Village at the heart of the […]

CrossTraining News: Valor Update

CrossTraining and Valor Christian High School will continue to work together for the second consecutive season, it was announced today. CrossTraining will provide chaplaincy services to the boys soccer program for the private Christian high school located in the south metro area of Denver, Colorado for the 2014 season and will explore options for assisting […]

From the Rev: Retiring Early

Whilst scanning the Twitterverse a few weeks ago, former Colorado Rapids Forward Andre Aukpan (@auakpan), now with New York Red Bulls, highlighted a story on the National Football League’s Rashard Mendenhall retiring at the age of 26. The story (written by Mendenhall) presents a odd perspective that rarely exists in professional sport these days. To […]

CrossTraining Announces New Team Member

CrossTraining today announced that Counselor Cody Baker will join the CrossTraining team. Counselor Baker will serve the Colorado Rapids and CrossTraining. Baker’s main duties will include providing counseling to the professional athletes, coaches, staff and families of the Rapids as well as to those players and families that are within the Rapids’ Academy system. He will […]

Supporting: Education and Training

One of the core values of CrossTraining and the chaplains that serve under the organization is continuing education and training. As the landscape of sports chaplaincy continues to take shape and change from years ago, it has become increasingly important for chaplains and chaplaincy to continue to grow, to train, to prepare to meet the […]