• On Friday, April 22, several hundred youth in the Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina area will gather for the annual Metamorphosis weekend. Weekend attendees this year, though, will be encouraged to come to the weekend event (hosted at several local area churches) with something a bit unique: soccer gear for the Timothy Project. Specifically, gear and equipment that will be collected for the recently announced Timothy Project for Senegal. CrossTraining's Board Chair, Cliff Burton, initiated the idea. We can see God's hands in it all.. When the Senegal request for for soccer gear came in to the Timothy Project, we had no idea that the container would be leaving  from so close to this youth event. The Metamorphosis weekend (nicknamed "Meta") will see

    Mar 31,
  • CrossTraining is pleased to announce that they will partner again with Valor Christian High School and the Spanish Instructor/Team Leader Danny Brooks. Brooks and his Valor team of students and adults have been traveling to Guatemala for a number of years now to reach individuals and entire communities with the Gospel. In 2015 and 2014, CrossTraining helped to support and supply the Valor team's work within several impoverished areas in Guatemala. The Valor team returns to work with Vida Abundante Church for two weeks in June. The church is located near Zacapa, Guatemala and the team will look to use futból (soccer) as an instrument to reach out to children and teens of various villages and continue to build the relationships that their trips have developed on previous

    Mar 17,
  • In 2011, a small school was started as a part of a grand vision - what about seeing each student as a unique individual and tailoring an education to their needs? So began Anastasis Academy. As part of the leadership and vision of Kelly Tenkley, Anastasis has for the better part of the last 5 years been seeking to live out its mission to: ...strive to provide an educational model that honors and supports children as the unique and creative individuals that God created them to be.  We work to shape the development of the whole-child by engaging the mind, body and spirit while inspiring each to personal excellence. For Tenkley, her staff, and the students of Anastasis this goes

    Mar 10,
  • In northern Senegal, West Africa there is a small team of Christian and Missionary Alliance international workers that have come alongside a local evangelical church serving the Wolof people. In a country where Islam is the main religion, these workers use health and education to reach to the local community. Whether serving through a medical clinic, boys and a girls vocational training schools, a library, prison visitation, kids club's, or sports - these workers are focused on serving. Brian Davis, a Moody Bible Institute graduate and member of the 1994 MBI Men's Soccer NCCAA Div. II National Championship team, uses the sport of soccer to build relationships with the Senegalese, especially amongst the young people. Children and youth make up over 40% of the population in

    Mar 03,