Fellowship of Christian Athletes targets LGBTQ community with Statement of Faith

Emma Nye works for Select Medical and is an athletic trainer at Drake University. Doctor of Athletic Training | LGBTQ+ Advocate @EANye15 

So, my question to the student-athletes I work tirelessly to care for, advocate for, and sympathize with, and the coaches I respect and who challenge me, how do you justify loving the sinner but hating the sin? Because for me, a person whose dedicated her life to caring for student-athletes, you can’t have it both ways.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is an international, non-profit, Christian sports ministry rooted in homophobia.

The FCA works with athletes and coaches at the middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional levels to “use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the word of Jesus Christ.”

The organization operates according to a written policy, including nine points collectively referred to as the “Statement of Faith.” The FCA requires its leaders to agree with its vision, mission and statement of faith, and applicants must also agree to its non-denominational statement and sexual purity statement. Read more via OutSports