Christ-Centered Sports for All Ages

What Is Athletes for The Cross?

Over the last 10 years, God has blessed a Faith-Based sports ministry that is focused on reaching people for Christ through sports and physical activities. The current lineup of sports includes everything from Soccer, Basketball, and Flag Football to Zumba fitness classes. Athletes for The Cross is a non-denominational outreach that is based in the Lehigh Valley near Allentown Pennsylvania, but is expanding all over Eastern and Central Pennsylvania.



Vision Statement

To Love, Obey, and Proclaim Jesus Christ.

Mission Statement

Athletes for The Cross is dedicated to take the Word of God to meet children, youth, and adults where they are in the world of sports to bring them into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. AFC does this by establishing relationships with these people on the football, soccer and softball fields, and basketball courts; we do this by bicycling, running, and doing exercise classes. AFC incorporates a Bible Lesson and Prayer Time into each sporting/recreational activity.

What does Athletes for The Cross Believe?

  1. That Jesus Christ is the Son of God. (John 1:14)
  2. That Jesus Christ is the One and Only Way to get to Heaven. (John 14:6)
  3. That Jesus Christ is Lord, and He was raised from the dead. (Romans 10:9)

Athletes for The Cross is an Outreach Ministry

Athletes for The Cross meets people where they are. We invite people to participate in a faith-based sporting event such as running, riding a bike, playing softball, football, soccer, or basketball. AFC creates a relationship with them through sports, and then we introduce Christ in a non-threatening non-judgmental way. We provide an avenue for people to receive Godly training as well as physical training (1 Timothy 4:8).