CrossTraining announced today that applications are now being accepted for 2013 Timothy Project proposals. The Timothy Project involves CrossTraining allocating resources and connections to those involved in missional endeavors to impact diverse communities around the world using the sport of soccer. Proposals often include requests for equipment, financial sponsorship, and event promotion. Proposals may be submitted from the Timothy Project page where a hyperlink will direct respondents to an online submission form that includes criteria for consideration.
The Timothy Project started in 2010 as part of CrossTraining and START Ministries agreement and partnership in ministry. Founder and Colorado Director, Brad Kenney recalls the beginnings of the Timothy Project,
In dialogue with START, we wanted to join in the amazing vision that they had to support short-term mission work locally and globally. Since God has placed us in the sport of soccer and since soccer (or futbol) is the “global game” we found a natural outlet for supporting START and living out this incredible vision by supporting those utilizing the game to transform communities and really impact the world.
What began as a simple sponsorship has grown over the last few years to include project involvement in places as far away as Mongolia and as close to home as Portland and Colorado.
Projects that merit consideration will meet with CrossTraining’s goals and vision for the program and more details can be found on the Timothy Project page of the website and on the online submission form. Donations can be made directly to the Timothy Project by marking an online gift or check “Timothy Project” and even designating a gift toward a specific project. Project submittals will be considered until a date to be determined or until project funds have run out for the year. Keep checking the Timothy Project page for updates on approved projects.
We’re excited to see what projects God has in store for us to work with this year. There will be some amazing stories, to be sure.
– Brad Kenney, Colorado Director