The Fellowship of Christian Athletes was an idea born in Don McClanen’s heart in 1947 when he was a student at what is now Oklahoma State University. He believed that athletes could use their platform of influence to present Jesus Christ to the entire culture in a powerful way. McClanen officially began FCA in 1954. The first FCA Camp was held in 1956 at Estes Park, CO with 256 athletes and coaches attending. The campus ministry began with the formation of FCA Huddles in 1966. Since then, FCA has expanded into the largest sports ministry in the world.
To present to athletes and coaches and all whom they influence the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.
To see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches.
Our relationships will demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through
Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence.
We will demonstrate Christ-like wholeness, privately, and publicly.
We will model Jesus' example of serving.
We will express our unity in Christ in all our relationships.
We will honor and glorify God in all we do.