New Special Needs Ministry

No matter who we are or what our physical capabilities are I believe inherent within each of us is the spirit of play. Currently we are working with 84 Special Needs Athletes that despite their limitations just want the opportunity to play. Unfortunately, they have...

Transforming El Pozon Through Sports

If you have ever had the pleas-ure of helping others over-come a significant struggle it inspires others to do the same. Often we are not aware of the positive difference we are mak-ing in others lives but as our athletes share their struggles and their source of...

Getting There Is Half The Battle

Have you ever been robbed? I have and it’s not a great feeling. However, I have never been robbed 3 times over a six-month period like Eli Samuel. With less than 10% of public transportation func-tioning in Venezuela getting to a desti-nation is half the battle… and a...

The Timing Is Right in Sincelejo

For years we have had the desire to expand the ministry along the North Coast of Colombia into the city of Sincelejo. There has been mutual interest in serving the coaching community and starting a soccer ministry in partnership with a local church. ...

Baseball “Wearhouse”

Fortunately for me my work  doesn’t require me to wear a lot of suits, but when I do I am reminded of Men’s Wearhouse because of   their tagline: “you’re going to like the way you look.” As we approach Christmas and are thinking about what to get that...

For a Trophy That Lasts Forever

Growing up near Hannibal, MO I am familiar with a few of Mark Twain’s quotes, especially when he said; “ I can live for two months  on a good compliment.”  All humans, not just coaches and athletes, need and want praise, acceptance and recognition. I guess...