Faith Boost Vols Basketball Team – In 2015, the Men’s Basketball Team for the University of Tennessee got a new coach, Rick Barnes, and wanted to do two things.
He wanted to win games and make a spiritual impact on the men’s basketball program. So far, Coach Barnes has done both.
I think if you can plant a seed so that somebody comes to know Jesus Christ then it’s the greatest victory of all,” says the veteran coach.Coach Rick Barnes, University of Tennessee Men’s Basketball Head Coach
Back in November of 2018, the Vols Basketball team made new of the baptisms of some of the players.
We have one focus, and that’s playing for God and giving Him glory with our talent.Kyle Alexander, Center of the University of Tennessee Men’s Basketball Team
Part of Coach Barnes plan was reaching out to Chris Walker, the campus director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).
Coach Barnes knowns and understands the goal is to win games, however, he does know that isn’t
I want every one of these players to have a chance to know Jesus Christ, It’s the greatest thing we can do for them.Coach Rick Barnes, University of Tennessee Men’s Basketball Head Coach
AO1. It simply means “Audience of One.”
I literally try to get these guys to imagine Thompson-Boling Arena, being empty except for one seat, and that’s for God,” says Walker.Chris Walker, Campus Director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) at University of Tennessee.
The 2018-19 Season so far The Vols Earned a No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament, they will Face Colgate Colgate University (a private liberal arts college based in Hamilton, NY). The game will be on CBS at 1:45 pm on March 22, 2019.