101 million children are not attending primary school, with more girls than boys missing out. (Shah, A. (2011). Global issues. Retrieved from www.globalissues.org.)
It is estimated that as many as 27 million men, women, and children around the world are victims of human trafficking. (U.S. Department of State. (2012).Trafficking in Persons Report. Retrieved from www.state.gov)
21,000 children die each day due to poverty, hunger, and easily preventable diseases and illnesses. (Shah, A. (2011). Global issues. Retrieved from www.globalissues.org.)
Have you ever wondered if all that time practicing and perfecting your sport has any value beyond NOW?
Have you ever wanted to CONNECT your love for sports with your passion for Jesus and the broken?
AthletesACT enables you to do just that! By striving as an athlete and a concerned global citizen, a person’s life can change! Are you ready to SUNAGONIZOMAI? What’s that, you ask? Click it to find out.
Through AthletesACT, 10/40 Connections equips teams to:
become aware of a global issue,
grow to care about the issue,
and then work to tackle the issue,
all using the avenue of athletics.
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Jesus said, "Pray the Lord to send out laborers, for the harvest is plentiful, but he workers are few." That is the mission of 10/40 Connections – to follow the example of Jesus by connecting the body of Christ, equipping believers, and engaging the least reached.