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FCA Must Reads of 2019

Published on December 20, 2019


This year has been filled with God’s goodness and faithfulness, and we stand amazed at the incredible work He has done around the world through the impact of coaches and athletes. The stories we’ve been able to share are nothing short of incredible as well, rich in tribute to God’s provision and encouragement from those in the sports world who are embracing their call to care for the people around them.

As we reflect on God’s amazing, miraculous dream still working in the hearts of millions around the globe, here are the top ten most read posts on FCA.org. Have you read them all yet?


10. Over and Beyond

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The faith story of Northside High School cross country and track coach Jeff Lewis, the man at the core of a viral story about a homeless athlete getting a track scholarship.

“Coach said, ‘I saw you give your life to Christ and [also] the pain in your eyes… I told him everything. He just prayed and told me to ask for a miracle.”  - Northside HS cross country athlete Anya Sifuentes


Read the post here.


9. FCA Marks 65 Years of Powerful Sports Ministry Across the Globe

What began as the vision of a young basketball coach has permeated the culture of sports and reached millions of coaches and athletes.

“It is an amazing honor for the entire Fellowship of Christian Athletes family to reflect on 65 years and witness all God has done through this ministry.”  - FCA President and CEO Shane Williamson


Read the post here.


8. The Great Call to Share Your Faith

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Understanding what it means to share our faith, and why Jesus desires us to join Him in this mission.

When Jesus is our motivator, there’s nothing that should stand in our way to share how our lives have been gloriously changed.


Read the post here.


7. Be Yourself and Other Ways to Share Your Faith

Examining our own stories as part of a bigger story, and learning how to tell them to our spheres of influence.

Our testimony is our greatest tool to share the gospel.


Read the post here.


6. FCA Helps Students Start Huddles at Their School

FCA supports student-athletes begin campus Huddles through student-requested resources as they act to impact their school.

Students can meet Jesus through their friends and through the sports they love.


Read the post here.


5. FCA Announces 2019 Ministry Theme

FCA presents its rallying 2019 ministry theme of “Let’s Go” for a year of powerful impact.

The ministry of FCA keeps moving forward. Will you join the movement?

Read the post here.


4. Four Fears That Keep You from Sharing Your Faith

Helpful suggestions to get past the fear of speaking out to step up and speak for God.

God enables us by His Spirit to live empowered and face each day with faith, love, and patience.


Read the post here.


3. FCA Congratulates Clemson and Longtime FCA Friend Dabo Swinney

Clemson coach and longtime FCA friend wins NCAA National Football Championship.

“Only God can do this. If anybody thinks anything different, they’re really missing it. This is nothing I’ve done. Truly, only God can write a script like this.”  - Dabo Swinney


Read the post here.


2. Patty the Messenger

At Oklahoma, softball coach Patty Gasso has added more to God’s Kingdom than four national championships.

“First, we give the glory to God. Win or lose, we give the glory to God.”  - Patty Gasso


Read the post here.


1. Playing for God

Blessed by mentors, Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles now wants to equip others.

“It’s pretty wild to be on this platform and just share what God has done in my life.”  - Nick Foles


Read the post here.