Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosts key peer-to-peer event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Today’s youth are more open to faith and religion by personal introductions than ever before. This provides the opportunity for Christians — particularly Christian youth — to build powerful relationships with teens who might be interested in building a faith relationship with Christ.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA, www.fca.org) is thrilled to host its annual key peer-to-peer autumn event, Fields of Faith, on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Coaches and athletes have flocked to this yearly event since its inception in 2004, and this inspiring experience in 2022 — a time of great cultural strife — promises to be even more powerful for God’s young believers.
Jeff Martin, FCA’s Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships and founder of Fields of Faith, stated, “Year after year, it’s an enormous blessing to see all that God has accomplished through Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Fields of Faith. The incredible growth and reach that has been sustained over the years is evidence of the Lord’s power and sovereignty, as He leads us to deepen our relationship with Him, talk to Him daily, and get into His Word on a regular basis. None of this would be possible without God and the students He raises up to organize these amazing events.”
Fields of Faith events are fully student-led. Young athletes are encouraged to get back to the basics of reading God’s Word through worship and personal testimonies, which refuels their faith. Each year, as they gather together on their home fields, thousands have experienced the spectacular impact of the Gospel.
FCA’s Fields of Faith understands that an athletic field represents a neutral rallying point for a community of faith believers. Here, on their own home turf and together with their peers, student athletes invite, pray for, share with, and challenge others to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ.
“Fields of Faith provides an incredible opportunity for coaches and athletes to engage the hearts of their peers, equip them with God’s Word, and empower them to make disciples on their teams and in their schools,” said Kellen Cox, FCA Executive Vice President of Ministry Advancement. “This event goes beyond one night in October — it’s a catalyst for disciple-making that happens all year long.”
FCA’s theme for 2022 is Every, based on Ephesians 1:3: “All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ.” FCA reminds Christian coaches and athletes that they already have everything they need in Christ and encourages them to seek Him both on and off the field.