Published in AFA Journal | Image from FCA
It is the rare occasion when competition creates camaraderie for the cause of Christ. Fellowship of Christian Athletes summer camps are not for the faint of heart but for student athletes and coaches who are genuinely seeking after His heart.
The aim of FCA camps is to reach the heart and soul through sports, and it is the element of competition that sets FCA camp apart from typical summer camps. While other camps may compete from a team-building perspective, FCA camps are designed to help the competitor compete better in an effort to increase his skill level.
“We are ministering to athletes, so we are going to put them in competitive situations,” Mark Boren told AFA Journal. “We use sports as a platform, not as an identity.” Boren is FCA district 1 area director for Northeast Mississippi. Continue reading…