“Run to win.”
You’ve all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race. Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good athletes train hard. They do it for a gold medal that tarnishes and fades. You’re after one that’s gold eternally.
1 CORINTHIANS 9:24-25 MSG
The world will be watching as this year’s Games begin today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. To commemorate the occasion, we’re introducing four new Plans, each one developed specifically to help fans of the Games connect with God’s Word every day. Subscribe to one of these Plans (or to several), and start training now to discover the true heart of a champion.
The Bible Impacting the 2016 Olympic Games
Museum of the Bible, 15 days
Through short video clips, devotionals, and daily Scripture, see what the Bible means to many world athletes, including gymnast Shannon Miller, runner Eric Liddell, soccer star Kaká, track star Lolo Jones, and more.
FCA Road to Gold Devotional
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 5 days
Devotionals from Games hopefuls and champions will inspire you, then challenge you with questions for reflection at the end of each day’s reading. (You may also enjoy the “Road to Gold” Prayer Guide, available free at www.fca.org.)
UNPACK This… For Fans of the Summer Olympics
UNPACKIN’ It Ministries, 3 days
Speaker and radio show host Bryce Johnson applies a lens of faith to the 2016 Games in Brazil, along with biblical truths that will challenge, encourage, and inspire you.
Struggle and Triumph: Olympians’ Stories
Athletes in Action, 33 days
God’s Word will encourage you in your own trials, as you experience these stories of world-class athletes who persevered through hardship, confident that they would ultimately achieve victory by relying on God.
Never give up.
Even if you didn’t see a Plan above that spoke to you, we have many more, covering a broad range of interests. Search through our categories to find the next Plan that’s right for you: Devotionals, Topical, Plans for families and for young people, Plans that cover portions of the Bible, and even Plans that help you read the whole thing.
All good athletes train hard. You’re doing it for prizes that never fade. Run to win.