An incredible opportunity for our community is quickly coming together with a unique focus on area schools, students, and particularly at-risk youth. Kenny Cole is a local attorney who played College Football and has worked closely with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and had personally “adopted” Chapman Middle School. He had shared recently the testimony of Nicky Cruz (http://nickycruz.org/ - note that a book and two movies have been written about his life, including one being released later this year - Run Baby Run). Afterward Coach Shelby asked if Nicky Cruz could possibly come to Chapman and share his story, and as Kenny explored the possibility so much began to happen so fast it was very evident God’s hand was involved in a very special way ...
Details are being finalized (may check back here at any time for latest details), but please note what is emerging and share with youth pastors, student ministries, and especially any who may know or work with at-risk youth!
GREATER HUNTSVILLE WEEKEND
Visit to Local School(s)
Teen Challenge Area Banquet - with special guest Nicky Cruz
Teen Challenge is coming to North Alabama with GTC Africa’s Regional Director based in Huntsville beginning in 2010. A special dinner and banquet for local churches, pastors, and those interested in the ministry of Teen Challenge will occur in Huntsville with details at here and www.gtcafrica.com.
Rock the Court: 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Community event and outreach with free food,
music, bands, tournaments, with team and individual tournament trophies and prizes, as well as drawings including XBox 360's and much much more! Tournament details will be posted here as become available.
Celebration Event and Student Rally - with special guest Nicky Cruz
A special community event and outreach to youth and students where Nicky Cruz will share his incredible story - it will inspire, challenge, and literally be life-changing. Event details will be posted here as become available.
For more information you may contact:
Kenny Cole, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (email , 256.539.3110)
Doug Wever, Regional Director Teen Challenge (email , 256.714.7729)
Al Garrett, Youth Development Association (email , 256.603.0807)
Ricardo Vega, New Life Outreach (email)
Latest details and updates will be posted online here!