Behind the Name

CatchLogo“Don’t be afraid,” Jesus told Simon. “From now on you will be catching people!” Then they brought the boats to land, left everything, and followed Him. - Luke 5:10b-11

Jesus Calling His Disciples
When Jesus was gathering his first disciples he came upon Peter, James, and John who, the Gospel says, had been fishing all through the night and had caught nothing. After spending some time teaching His message, Christ turned his attention to the fishermen. At the Lord’s bidding, they returned to their boats and, putting their faith in Christ’s words, once again let down their nets. And they caught an abundance of fish, enough to break the net, enough indeed to fill two boats and to cause both nearly to sink. Peter seeing this miraculous catch of fish, confesses to the Lord that he, Peter, is a sinful man. Christ responds that while they now catch fish, soon they shall be catching people.

FCA Team Mission
To see collegiate baseball players impacted for Jesus Christ and trained in sports ministry as they are given the opportunity to play in a competitive team environment.

We want to create an opportunity for collegiate baseball players to further develop their baseball skills and offer them an opportunity to do this in a highly competitive summer collegiate league. More importantly we want that environment to be one that will help them grow in their relationship with the Lord. We want to train them up as sports ministers so that when they are deployed to their college teams, and then later given the chance to play professional baseball they will be lights for the Lord in the world of baseball. Just as Jesus was training his disciples to go out and catch men we are catching and discipling these young men so that they will go and do the same wherever God leads them.

FCA Impact
Inreach
• Bible Study Nights
• Daily Chapels (Chaplain)
• Team Outings
• Camp Ministry
• Ministry Material
- FCA Athletes Bible
- FCA Coaches Bible
- FCA Collegiate Team Study

Outreach
• Ministry Material
- FCA Baseball New Testaments
• Post Game Player Testimonies

Exposure - California Collegiate League
Televised All-Star Game (Fox Sports)
Top Collegiate League in California (Top 5 Nationally)