• CrossTraining announces the second Timothy Project recipient of 2012. This project starts with a group of children living in subsidized housing in South West Calgary - as part of the immigrant community, they don't have much. Here is where Christian Life Assembly is trying to make a difference. Three years ago, CLA began using soccer camps as an outreach to those families and last year marked the first time the group brought their camp to the housing area to make the camps more accessible for the children. But CLA aren't doing the camps alone. They partner with a Christian man from Rwanda who began a free, saturday soccer club in the housing development where he lives. The club has been running every

    May 26,
  • CrossTraining announces the first recipient of the 2012 Timothy Project program: a summer soccer camp in Pisek, Czech Republic. Please read more below about the team and this first project that CrossTraining will be supporting below: They have been sending teams there for years, but this year will mark the first time the team has hosted a soccer camp. A short-term mission team of high school students and adults from Cherry Hills Community Church in Colorado will be going to the Czech Republic to help bring the light and hope of Jesus Christ to campers and use soccer to overcome cultural and language barriers. The work in Czech will be with Cherry Hill's sister church in Pisek, Elim Evangelical Church.  The soccer

    May 11,
  • CrossTraining supporters will be familiar with the Turkey Timothy League from last year's Timothy Project. CrossTraining supporters helped raise $600 to help the league afford fees for a season of play - including having officials, paying for sponsorships for students, and more. The goal of the Timothy League is to reach out to the community and build positive and strong relationships with young people through the sport of soccer and by demonstrating the love and grace of Jesus Christ. Earlier this year, CrossTraining had the opportunity to supply several boots (cleats) to league director and coordinator Sedat Selamet via a mutual friend, Terry Adams. Selamet recently wrote to CrossTraining to tell us a story behind one of the pairs of

    May 05,
  •   CrossTraining will begin taking applications for the 2012 season's Timothy Project on Tuesday, May 1. The application process has been simplified from last season. Applicants will need to complete an online submission form which will be reviewed by CrossTraining Team members. Projects that meet with organizational values and criteria receive priority in consideration for either financial sponsorship, donated equipment, or promotion through the CrossTraining network. The Timothy Project is CrossTraining's way of giving back - up to ten percent of annual donations go toward projects and individuals using soccer to help their communities around the world. Now in its' third season, the Timothy Project is part of CrossTraining's fiscal agreement with START Ministries. START, the fiscal sponsor of CrossTraining,

    Apr 29,