4 08, 2017

Sport camps create a loving and active environment in First Nations communities

By |2017-09-22T15:45:40+00:00August 4th, 2017|Tags: |

Dallas Williams, Director of Manitoba Athletes in Action Sports Camps, is passionate about people, sport and the Gospel. This summer, Williams has the opportunity to run basketball, volleyball, and multi-sport camps in his home province. “It is not only Northern Manitoba where we do the program,” Williams explains. “It is virtually anywhere there are Native [...]

6 06, 2017

Physical and spiritual muscles strengthened during Eastern Canada’s National Training Camp

By |2018-03-13T12:55:40+00:00June 6th, 2017|Tags: |

OTTAWA, Ont. – After six days of intense competition at National Training Camp (NTC), staff and students were ready to take a long nap. “It was the craziest, hardest thing I’ve ever done!” said Marilyn Grammenopoulos, a women’s soccer midfielder recently graduated from York University. In addition to some well-earned R&R, students were given a [...]

23 05, 2017

AIA Soccer kicks off Ethiopia tour

By |2018-03-13T12:59:13+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Tags: |

What if you could use your passion for sport to help change the world? That is the question Athletes in Action has been posing to soccer players throughout Canada, encouraging them to see how sports can make an impact off the field. Some of those players will be joining Athletes in Action staff as they [...]

10 04, 2017

A visit to Israel brings the Bible to life for CFL players and chaplains

By |2018-03-13T13:01:48+00:00April 10th, 2017|Tags: |

In early February, a group of Athletes in Action chaplains, members of their families, and two players from the CFL, traveled to Israel to tour symbolic Christian and Jewish sites. It was an opportunity to bring stories from the Bible to life in a unique way and it had a powerful impact on everyone who [...]

30 03, 2017

University retreat reveals lessons in life and love

By |2018-03-13T13:03:52+00:00March 30th, 2017|Tags: |

OMEMEE, Ont. – Tucked in a small village of nearly 1,500 people, God revealed that He can be a source of hope for all nations. Athletes in Action (AIA) Canada held its annual Eastern Retreat on March 24-26, an event dedicated to uniting AIA campus programs across Ontario and Quebec. Located at the Mill Stream [...]

23 03, 2017

Olympic chaplain lays groundwork in South Korea

By |2018-03-13T13:05:08+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Tags: |

With preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics in full swing, Athletes in Action chaplain Steve Sellers made his way over to South Korea. Sellers set out to discuss chaplaincy in the Olympic Village with the Korean Olympic Organizing Committee and to minister to the speed skaters and luge athletes who were competing in the World [...]

9 03, 2017

Living in your purpose has fulfillment: A Northern Saskatchewan Faith Tour

By |2018-03-13T13:06:43+00:00March 9th, 2017|Tags: |

Early February, Saskatchewan Roughriders chaplain Jared LaCoste and linebacker Henoc Muamba embarked on a faith sharing tour throughout Northern Saskatchewan. Athletes in Action provides chaplains to each team across the CFL, who are there to help players and coaches through the ups and downs of everyday life, while focusing on their spiritual well-being. For the [...]

1 03, 2017

Olympic gold medallist knows that she is enough in Christ

By |2018-03-13T13:08:37+00:00March 1st, 2017|Tags: |

Being a chaplain at the Olympic Games is “like attending ten funerals and one wedding every day,” according to Dr. Ashley Null, former chair of the Major Event Chaplaincy Commission. It’s a quote that Jarret Wall took to heart as he was blessed with the opportunity to serve as a chaplain in the Athlete’s Village [...]

14 02, 2017

AIA Regina hosts relationship panel

By |2018-03-13T13:10:46+00:00February 14th, 2017|Tags: |

Sunday night, Athletes in Action at the University of Regina invited students out to dig into some Valentine’s Day desserts while listening to a panel discussion on relationships. Chelsa Budd, AIA staff at the U of R, and her husband Tim, Kaitlyn Krahn, and Jon and Danielle Maley made up the panel. Mick Panko, an [...]

10 02, 2017

Loving our teammates

By |2018-03-13T13:15:00+00:00February 10th, 2017|Tags: |

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you might be feeling the love that’s in the air. Valentine’s Day can serve as a great reminder to appreciate, thank, and love our family, friends, and teammates. But, when it comes to loving our teammates, plenty of obstacles can get in the way. When conflict arises or when team [...]