Athletes in Action Team Blog

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  • Jul 29, 2015

    New Zealand Basketball Update

    We have now completed two days of training camp.  This has included four practices and three ministry training sessions. Then our first ministry assignment this evening was going to Huntingtion Beach and using a ministry tool called Soularium to learn how to have spiritual conversations.  The guys are having a blast.

    Here are a couple videos from to highlight some activities from the last 48 hours.

    Make sure to follow @AIA_Basketball on twitter and see  more photos at www.facebook.com/aiabasketball

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  • Jul 29, 2015

    Philippines Basketball: Training Camp is Over and We're Off!

    Training camp came to a close today, and all of us can agree that we have never experienced anything quite like it. It is absolutely amazing what God was able to do in just four days. We serve an incredible Father.

    The way that the team was able to come to every practice with such energy and enthusiasm speaks volumes about the group that God put together. We played together in a way that is characteristic of a team that has been together for months, and that chemistry doesn’t stop when practice ends. The past four days we have built relationships with each other that go beyond what we do on the court, and will undoubtedly last beyond our trip. We have had so much fun together. From playing Ping-Pong, golf, and four square, to sharing life with each other in deep spiritual conversations, we have truly been experiencing the joy of brotherhood that Jesus has for us.

    In just a few hours, we will be taking flight to head over to Manila, the capital of the Philippines. We are all extremely excited to go share the love of Jesus with the people there, and use our sport to be a light and to worship the Lord. Many of us are unsure what to expect; however, we are putting all of our trust in God because there is no doubt that each and every one of us is on this trip for a reason, and He is going to work in us and through us in a way that only He can. Please pray for us as we embark on our adventure. We greatly appreciate your prayers of safety, courage, and blessing! We will do our best to continue to give you an update nearly every day, so you can follow us on the journey that God is taking us on. Thanks again for your prayers, God bless! 

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  • Jul 29, 2015

    Colombia Basketball Training Camp Day 1

    After months of preparation, the 2015 Men's Basketball Team heading to Colombia has finally made it to Xenia, Ohio. Xenia.  World Headquarters for Athletes in Action (AIA).  AIA's Total Athlete Complex will host the team's training camp. Training camp started today, July 28, and the team will fly out to Colombia the morning of August 1.

    As the first day of training camp comes to an end, we got a chance to hear from Central State guard, Marques Greene, on his experience so far.

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