Michelle's Message: God Always Wins
“But, thanks be to God, who gives us victory through our Jesus Christ!”
-1 Corinthians 15:57
God always wins!
This past month we have had so much to say that affirms the idea that God always wins.
Okaloosa/Walton FCA, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, and the All-Sports Association came together to sponsor our third annual Spring Event, “ NIGHT of INTEGRITY”, which was held at Northwest Florida State College and WOW what a win! Siran Stacy, our keynote speaker, shared the word of God and how it has affected his life journey and 1300 people were in attendance! Those in attendance got a glimpse into his journey of feeling, knowing, and learning how God will always be there to guide us to victory. We had over 250 students, parents, and adults accept Christ into their lives as a result of our call to action, and those who made this life altering choice were lifted up in prayer by members of the FCA Staff, local pastors and others in the arena. Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley closed us with a call to action by challenging us to “TAKE OUR CHILDREN BACK FROM THE THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENING IN THIS WORLD” What a powerful way to end our Night of Integrity!
We at Okaloosa/Walton FCA have celebrated the season of Spring training at our area Schools in preparation for next year and have enjoyed celebrating the student/athletes who have worked so hard this past year! What a great season you all had for the school year of 2014-2015.
Spring seasonal sports are wrapping up and we at FCA are heading back into the schools to celebrate the end of Spring sports awards by honoring the student/athletes with the “FCA Influence Awards”. The recipient of this award will be selected by his/her peers and affirmed by their coaches in recognizing the impact they have made as an Athlete for Christ. This is always my favorite time of year, I’m honored to share this time of celebration with the parents, students and coaches. What a better place to get the word out about FCA and honor them for the integrity, teamwork, service to others and the excellence they all strive for and achieve.
Okaloosa/Walton also celebrated with our area coaches at the second annual Coaches Banquet sponsored by Chili’s, First Baptist Church and Thrivent Ministries. This event has been a blessing each year as a result of community sponsorships and the great guest speakers we have that help us to celebrate what we consider yet another “win” for our community.
School is wrapping up but FCA is gearing up for even more events in 2015-2016 as we anticipate 2015-2016 to be our best year yet! See you next month and God bless!
Posted on Wed, May 13, 2015
by Derek Carmical