23 01, 2024

Personal Revival

By |2024-04-10T14:38:58-04:00January 23rd, 2024|

Jaz Balan struggled to see herself clearly. She based her identity on her performance in basketball and how others viewed her. Then she tore her Achilles' heel. Unable to play the sport she loved, she grew angry—at God, herself, and others around her. She started to recognize how much her identity was in her sport [...]

6 07, 2023

Searching for Truth Beyond Sport: Grayson Gunn

By |2023-07-06T14:54:08-04:00July 6th, 2023|

Grayson Gunn was searching. When his college football career took a toll on his body, his desire for truth deepened. Grayson recognized his need to find his identity beyond sport. He attended an Athletes in Action football chapel and found what he'd been missing—the truth of the Gospel. And he couldn't wait to discover more. [...]

29 06, 2022

A Man of the World, to the Man of God: Jon Risto

By |2022-06-29T14:07:33-04:00June 29th, 2022|

From a man of the world, to a man of God and student leader with Athletes in Action at the University of Saskatchewan. The Lord had his hand on the life of wrestler Jon Risto, from the beginning.  Jon, a product of Wetaskiwin, Alberta grew up in a Christian home. He accepted Jesus at a [...]

26 05, 2022

National Training Camp 2022: He Is Good

By |2023-06-22T16:16:12-04:00May 26th, 2022|

God at Work God was at work in the hearts of athletes from across Canada, at the first in-person Athletes in Action National Training Camp in over two years. 30 men and women from universities spanning from Quebec to the West Coast, descended on a Southern Alberta Bible Camp for a five day immersion in [...]

12 04, 2022

Letting His Light Shine: Luc Smith

By |2022-05-26T16:27:23-04:00April 12th, 2022|

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Luc Smith is living these words, from the mouth of Jesus, shining his light as a leader with the University of Alberta Golden Bears.  Smith, [...]

28 02, 2022

Heart of a Champion: Dan Hamhuis

By |2022-02-28T14:05:36-05:00February 28th, 2022|

1 Peter 1:9 - But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. Dan Hamhuis has reached the pinnacle of athletics, Olympic gold medalist, over 1100 [...]

16 02, 2022

Corban Knight: Playing For Canada

By |2022-02-28T10:40:03-05:00February 16th, 2022|

“Seek first His kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be added to you.” Corban Knight, three time NCAA Champion, nine year professional in the AHL, NHL and KHL, Gagarin Cup Champion in the KHL, and now Canadian Olympian, has his eyes set above. Corban and Team Canada have just finished competing at [...]

4 05, 2020

Heart of a Champion: Ruth Hamblin

By |2020-05-04T12:18:41-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Meet Ruth Hamblin. A Canadian pro basketball star, BC native, Oregon State alumni, eighteenth overall pick in the 2016 WNBA draft, a force of nature, and follower of Christ.  It is no question that Hamblin is a great athlete, but that’s not the only thing that is special about her. When asked how her faith [...]