Timothy Project: Swaziland 2017

CrossTraining’s Timothy Project: Swaziland 2017 is building bridges near and far.  Launching out of Mountain Springs Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado Cory Jones and his team will travel to Swaziland with Beyond Survival and partner in Africa with Xolani Moyo and the sports ministry Adventures in Missions. Swaziland is a small, predominantly rural, landlocked country […]

Timothy Project: CSCS Ecuador 2017

Timothy Project: CSCS Ecuador 2017 will feature a soccer team from Colorado Springs Christian Schools (CSCS) headed to Quito, Ecuador mid-June. The team will partner with Inca Link and their soccer ministry, Cumbre Alta.   Soccer players and their parents who attend CSCS will be working to serve the needs Inca Link has in their ministries. […]

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 […]

CrossTraining Rebrand Draws Closer

As the month of May draws to a close, the time for unveiling the new brand name and look for CrossTraining draws closer. The rebranding, which was announced late in March, has been moving forward. Executive Director, Brad Kenney shared the time frame and a bit of an update, We are looking at mid-August to […]

Timothy Project: AIA North Africa 2016 Final Update

Last December, Athletes in Action (AIA) and a few professional soccer players from the United States traveled to North Africa and recently sent a final update on their trip to CrossTraining. Among some of the trip highlights were the team being able to visit some of those working in country with over 5,000 youth through the sport […]

“I Want to Kill Myself…”: A CrossTraining Chaplaincy Story

It was a late, mid-November evening when my cell phone flashed and vibrated with the text message – “I want to kill myself…” – was all I could read, that and the sender of the message. It was from one of the players on the team where I had been serving as chaplain. I opened […]

Timothy Project: Liberia 2017

CrossTraining’s Timothy Project: Liberia 2017 is grateful to have the opportunity to reach the people of Liberia again through Thomas Fahn’s Liberian Institute For Empowerment (L.I.F.E.). Fahn recently sent an update on the state of Liberia in light of the latest events in the area. We are struck by what Fahn has to share and  even […]

Timothy Project: Valor Costa Rica 2017 Final Update

CrossTraining’s Timothy Project: Valor Costa Rica 2017 Final Update shares about the donations, used by the Valor girls soccer team, that surprised an unsuspecting championship team with cleats moments before the game’s whistle blew to start the game! According to Valor junior, Caroline Noonan, : “We were able to provide her kids with cleats just […]

CrossTraining Ministries 1st Quarter 2017 Update

Dear friends and supporters of CrossTraining Ministries, I just wanted to provide a bit of an update for the first quarter here in 2017 and also offer some prayer requests and needs which follow. CrossTraining Ministries 1st Quarter 2017 Update Highlights Added 7th member to board of directors Added female counselor (Brooke) to the team […]

Chaplain Bentos to serve Charlotte Independence

CrossTraining, today, announced Chaplain Gustavo Bentos to begin serving the Charlotte Independence. Bentos takes the place of recently departed John Bettis. Bentos, a pastor at Northside Baptist Church in Charlotte, has a long history with professional soccer. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Bentos’ 18 year professional soccer career includes teams from Uruguay, Bolivia, Chile, and the United States. While playing in […]