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Fellowship of Christian Athletes for The Christian Post: A Coach’s Dream Becomes Reality

By Shane Williams for The Christian Post | Image from FCA

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes believes that, through the international platform of sport, coaches and athletes have the power to unite, inspire and change the world. And, believe it or not, this all started with some old magazine clippings of well-known Christian athletes crammed in a dresser drawer.

This was the practice of a young Oklahoma basketball coach named Don McClanen—one that he continued for several years. He began dreaming: if athletes can endorse products, surely they can endorse the Lord. He wrote letters to the men featured in the clippings to see if they were interested in helping form a ministry to reach coaches and athletes. Continue reading…