Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 (If you would like a list of the Christian athletes, please notify us)
MADISON, Wisc., August 3, 2012 /Christian Newswire
/ -- The Olympic track and field team is well represented by a good core of Christian athletes. The track and field portion of the Olympics will begin on Friday, August 3rd and end on the 12th.
4 Winds President Steve McConkey is asking Christians to pray for the USA Olympic track and field team, "Since 1981, we have seen a good core of Christians on the USA teams. We are asking Christians everywhere to pray for the Olympic Christian athletes."
Steve McConkey is the President of 4 Winds Christian Athletics. Steve and his wife Liz have been in world-class track and field ministries since 1981.
From 1982 through 1992, Steve was a Director/Coach of elite Christian track and field teams. In 1992, 4 Winds started working with athletes on all teams.
4 Winds provides a website, www.TrackandFieldReport.com
, that provides updated news in track and field. This site keeps athletes, coaches, and fans informed in the world of track and field.
Also, 4 Winds started the first news-apologetics site offered by a sports ministry, www.BigWorldWatch.com
. Every month, they distribute an apologetics article on a false religion or cult.
NOTE: If you would like to find out who the Christian athletes are, please contact us. Also, we are available for updates throughout the Olympics on how the Christian athletes are doing.
With our years of experience, we can comment on Olympic controversies like the limitations that the IOC has put on Christians, or the pagan roots of the Olympic movement, making it important for Christians to be like Paul in Acts 17.
4 Winds Christian Athletics is a 501c3 non-profit organization that was formed in 1988. The current headquarters is in Madison, Wisconsin.