Last night, marked the final game of the 2014 season for the Colorado Rapids. In a season which began with much promise, to say the end was "disappointing" would be an understatement. The Rapids went on a 14-game winless streak to finish the season 8th in the Western Conference. With an uncertain future ahead - many of the players comprising the Rapids current roster may or may not be with the team next season. Add in the expansion drafts of 2015 which will help NYCFC and Orlando City fill out their rosters as well as the rumored dismantling of league-owned Chivas USA and there will be a tremendous amount of dismantling next season with the Rapids and around the league.
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Recently, Pastor Mike Klassen of the Neighborhood Church of Littleton, shared this letter with CrossTraining after the team's earlier trip to Kenya. Thank you CrossTraining for helping make The Neighborhood Church’s mission trip to Kenya an overwhelming success! August 7-20, our church sent a team of five people to share God’s love with children living in two orphanages—one in Kitale (on the western end of the country) and one in Nairobi. Before I left, I asked Brad Kenney if CrossTraining could find some soccer equipment to donate to the two orphanages. “No problem,” he replied. “Just give me a few weeks to round it up.” A few days before our departure, Brad asked me to meet him at his houseOct 16,
For the team at Parker Evangelical Presbyterian Church today's mission trip to Haiti represents an exciting return to a country that has been wrecked and ravaged by so many things - from natural disasters, like earthquakes to extreme poverty and a lack of natural resources. For Pastor Gary McCusker the trip to Haiti wasn't part of his original plan. For the past two years, I have led a Parker High School’s Baseball Mission trip to the Dominican Republic...due to the success of these trips, we expected to return this year with a larger group than the past two years combined. But, as McCusker shares, the doors of opportunity closed to Dominican and a different door - one to neighboring Haiti, opened instead. To beOct 09,