Heather Stevenson

About Heather Stevenson

Heather Stevenson has been working for Athletes in Action for the last 7 years. Although her main focus with AIA has been her involvement with the Soccer and Campus divisions, she finds great joy in capturing stories through writing. Whether she's serving internationally, working with kids at camp, teaching English, or working with university students she is passionate about bringing her experiences and the ministry of others' to life.
7 07, 2019

Guatemala Day 7 – A Friday to Remember

By |2019-07-07T16:38:48-04:00July 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

It’s hard to believe that we have only been here in Guatemala for a week because so much has happened in such a short amount of time. Friday, our final day of camp, coaches clinics and also our second game on tour, was definitely a day to remember. After a week of playing soccer and [...]

5 07, 2019

Guatemala – Day 5

By |2019-07-07T16:39:20-04:00July 5th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Today our team experienced the power of being present with people. Our first game was an experience that we will never forget. Right after our camp in the morning it started with a marching band performance and an opening ceremony with national anthems being played, a presentation from the sports confederation, a brief sharing from [...]

1 07, 2019

Guatemala – Day 1

By |2019-07-04T10:09:58-04:00July 1st, 2019|Tags: , , |

Our Guatemala high school girls soccer tour is officially underway! The team arrived safely in Guatemala City and as I write this we are en route to Quetzaltenango, affectionately known as Xela (Shay-la), which will be our home for the next 10 days. The girls are doing well and are starting to connect with one [...]

22 05, 2019

Panama Day 3: Looking back, pressing on

By |2019-05-24T23:48:37-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , |

It has been a while since the last blog post and a lot has happened in the past few days. So, I’ll try and summarize what has happened so far. It is day 11 now and we have been to Puebla (Mexico), Querétaro (Mexico), and we are in Panama City right now. On Thursday we [...]

18 05, 2019

Mexico Day 7: A reflection on our time in Puebla

By |2019-05-22T02:14:34-04:00May 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Recuerda: si lo amas, todo es para bien No es tan sencillo recorder eso y aplicarlo en nuestra vida cuando nos encontramos en aprietos, cuando estamos en una situacion incomoda o mas especificamente cuando el dolor sobrepasa nuestros prensamientos y emociones. Hoy al despertar leia en mi cellular una noticia que advertia un alto  indice [...]

11 05, 2019

Mexico Day 2: Our First Days

By |2019-05-18T01:14:08-04:00May 11th, 2019|Tags: , , |

We have finally arrived in Mexico after an long day of travelling overnight. Thank you for your prayers as our full team has arrived altogether safely from Canada,  United States, Colombia, Mexico and Panama.   Our team consists of Heather (AIA tour director), Marietta (AIA staff and athletic therapist), Janae (Calgary), Gillian (Toronto), Amanda (Minnesota), [...]

21 08, 2017

East Vancouver kids experience New Beginnings with athletic development camp

By |2017-09-22T15:44:52-04:00August 21st, 2017|Tags: |

Adversity is an inevitable part of life. But something that I have been learning is that the things we go through and the lessons we learn were never intended to be just for us. When I met Fawnda Bullshields I was reminded of the power in our stories and the way that God can use [...]