Earlier this month, 11 of our teenagers got the opportunity to fellowship with teens from various Korean churches in the Northern Virginia area through a flag football tournament. It was a great tournament but the highlight for us took place on Friday night at the Rally. As unfamiliar worship songs were […]
As the disappointment arrived with the realization that there wouldn’t be a “NEXT WEEK” for flag football athletes, there was this sense of distant hope though. A way to stay connected to this community, a way to continue this faith journey that God has them on, with community, […]
My Instructor…Teaching me Through Trauma “I just called you to pray.” Those words, as pure and Godly as they were, felt like a slap in the face. He might as well have told me to “shut up.” As inopportune as they were to my ego, they were life-giving to my […]
Raven’s Star Ben Watson and Raven’s Chaplain Johnny Shelton helped to kick-off our 2nd 10:12 Sports Flag Football Season. During our preseason rally, 8 young men made commitments for Christ and many others were encouraged to walk in what God says Manhood is.
“Bodymore” (Baltimore, MD), “The Badlands” (Kensington-Phil., PA), “Murder Town U.S.A.” (Wilmington, DE). These aren’t names of the next Steven King Novel, or the horror movie being filmed down the street, these are nicknames of our Cities that paint a less than desirable picture of its residents. These are neighborhoods that […]
I’d heard that line before from Jay when he described to me why he didn’t believe that God was real, and how 10:12 Sports was the only bright spot in a life of dark events. However, this time, that line was preceded by a plea for the desire for more 10:12 events […]
The words of Raven’s Chaplin Johnny Shelton echoed throughout the exhilarating meeting room as 10:12 coaches were fixated on the inspirational words that were coming from this dynamic leader. Shelton opened the meeting with an empowering message about what it means to be the leader that God has called […]
The music was blaring, neighborhood spectators were watching, high school, college, and NFL coaches were greeting and encouraging, the stage was set for the FREE 2016 Baltimore City Football Combine. On June 12th, close to 100 teenagers were present in the heart of Sandtown, with their sights set on college, […]