Toronto Blue Jays Pitcher R.A. Dickey Shares His Story of Faith with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes


It was June 9, 2007, and R.A. Dickey had hit rock bottom in every way—spiritually, relationally and vocationally. His marriage and professional baseball career were both on life support, and the emotional baggage of a traumatic childhood felt like a millstone around his neck, dragging him into a spiritual abyss. Dickey, a 32-year-old career minor leaguer at the time, had jumped into the Missouri River in a moment of impulsive, ill-fated hubris to prove a silly point to himself and some teammates, believing he could cross the great divide. But the river’s strong currents shows no respect for persons or situations, and soon Dickey was sinking. Then his feet hit bottom.

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Former Aggies Coach Joe Kines Named Guest Speaker at Pepperell High School Baccalaureate


LINDALE, GA — Former Aggies coach, Joe Kines, was the guest speaker on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Pepperell High School baccalaureate held in the Pepperell High auditorium. The program for high school seniors began at 6:30 p.m. Coach Kines is a devout Christian and he spoke openly about his faith and the importance of faith in his life. He is a popular speaker for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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Two Sports Heroes Bobby Bowden, Sid Bream Named Guest Speakers at Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Flint River Chapter

WARNER ROBBINS, GA. — Two sports heroes, Bobby Bowden and Sid Bream, were the guest speakers at a two-day event hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Flint River chapter. Source:

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Andy Benes Delivers Inspirational Speech at Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Home Team Banquet

Photo shows Andy Benes speaking on Stadium-Lights in St. Louis in Apr. 2015.

SPRINGFIELD, IL. — Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, Andy Benes, was the guest speaker April 19 at the annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Home Team Banquet held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. Along with Benes, the event included college football coach Ron Brown who served as the master of ceremonies. Brown is a former assistant at Nebraska and a current aide at Youngstown State. Source:

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Bobby Bowden Delivers Keynote Speech at FCA Victory Banquet

LUBBOCK, TX – Former Florida State University Hall of Fame coach, Bobby Bowden, was named the keynote speaker at the Greater South Plains Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Banquet on Monday night on March 30th at the Civic Center located in Lubbock, Texas, where he shared his faith. Source: KCBD

Photo shows Bobby Bowden speaking at North Florida Baptist Church in 2012..

Photo shows Bobby Bowden speaking at North Florida Baptist Church in 2012..

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Dwight Stephenson Delivers Keynote Speech at Southern Alabama Fellowhip of Christian Athletes Banquet

FAIRHOPE, AL. — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman and Crimson Tide center, Dwight Stephenson, was named the keynote speaker at the Southern Alabama Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s Play To Win Banquet on Friday night, March 20, 2015, “to talk about FCA and share what Jesus has meant in my life.” He also got to swap stories about Bear Bryant with other former Alabama football players. Source:

Photo shows retired Dolphins offensive lineman and former Crimson Tide center, Dwight Stephenson, speaking in a one on one interview on Hall of Famer Fridays in June 2014.

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Tim Tebow Named Keynote Speaker at FCA Night of Champions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Heisman trophy winner, former NFL QB and current football analyst, Tim Tebow, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker on Monday, April 13, 2015, at South Dakota Fellowship of Christian Athletes Night of Champions. The event will take place at the Denny Sanford Premier Center at 7:30 p.m. located at 1201 West Ave in Sioux Falls, S.D. Public tickets will be on sale through Ticketmaster starting March 9 for $32 each. To learn more about the upcoming event or to purchase tickets, Click Here. Source:

Photo shows Tim Tebow speaking about his Christian Faith in March 2012.

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Larry Mize Named Keynote Speaker at FCA Fundraiser

NAPLES, FL. — PGA golfer Larry Mize was this year’s keynote speaker as he delivered the keynote address to a crowd of almost 300 attendees at Fellowship of Christian Athletes Eighth Annual Fundraising Banquet held on Wednesday, February 11 at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Source: WBNPR –

Photo shows pro PGA golfer, Larry Mize, speaking in a 2013 interview with Augusta Chronicle T.V. discussing the 1987 Masters Tournament and his amazing chip shot that gave him the win.

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Bobby Bowden Named Featured Speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Banquet at Louisiana College

PINEVILLE, LA. — Former Florida State football coach, Bobby Bowden, was the featured speaker on Thursday night, February 19, 2015, at the annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet held at Louisiana College located in Pineville. Bowden said that he is proud of the impact he has had on the lives of his players as a Christian football coach. He admitted that all his trophies are locked in a storage room somewhere, while his true trophies are the lives he impacted through his involvement with the ministry. Source: The Town Talk.

Photo shows Bobby Bowden speaking at FCA Legends Lunch on March 12, 2014.

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D.J. Shockley Named Keynote Speaker at Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Banquet on March 3, 2015

Former University of Georgia (UGA) and Atlanta Falcons quarterback, D.J. Shockley, has been named the keynote speaker at the 2015 Home Team Banquet, hosted by the Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). The event will take place at the Colonnade on March 3, 2015 with a silent auction beginning at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 and the program at 7:00. Source: The Chattanoogan.

Photo shows former UGA quarterback, D.J. Shockley,speaking with WSB-TV on Nov. 28, 2014.

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