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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes engages coaches and athletes to grow in their faith and sport.

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The Origins of Buckeye Border FCA

Ever wonder who Buckeye Border is? Where did we come from? Who do we reach?

Buckeye Border FCA is part of the Northwest Ohio Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Our ministry focuses on seven counties. Five counties in NW Ohio: Fulton, Henry, Defiance, Paulding, and Williams, as well as two counties in Michigan: Lenawee and Hillsdale. Seeing that we lie on the borders of Michigan and Indiana, it seemed natural to be called Buckeye Border FCA, which also distinguishes us from our Northwest Ohio office.

The Buckeye Border office is currently located in Wauseon. We have an office located at 850 West Elm Street in Wauseon, Ohio. If we are not in the office, we are visiting Huddles, schools, teams, coaches and Home team supporters. 

Our Buckeye Border office has a leadership team (Board of directors) that oversees the ministries, finances, and development of our area. This leadership team meets quarterly as a whole and monthly in teams. These men and women are devoted to God and the ministry of FCA in our area and have helped launch us in the right direction.


Office Mailing Address:

Buckeye Border FCA

1111 Arrowhead Trail

Wauseon, OH. 43567


 


 

The Buckeye Border FCA Staff is composed of great team of Competitors for Christ!

Staff includes;

 Rex Stump, Area Director

• Jenny Stump, Office Administrator

• Josh Erd, FCA Club Sports Director

• Kara Steinke, Club Sports Administrator

• Rick Straley, Area Representative

 

Our Monthly Newsletter

Buckeye Border FCA Office Honored with "Making A Difference" Award!

This past Spring, the Northwest State Community College held their Annual Foundation Event in which they give three awards to an individual, business, and organization that is making a difference in NW Ohio.  We were blessed to be nominated and awarded a "Making A Difference" award for an organization.  This is truly a blessing, and we give God all the glory.  Thank you to all the staff, volunteers, coaches, students, and especially our Home Team members who financially support our office!  This is teamwork - you all deserve a pat on the back!  Click on the videos below to view a glimpse of the evening, as well as a special video highlighting the ministry of FCA in the Buckeye Border Area!

FCA_Video.mp4

Full Video on YouTube


Incredible Newspaper Articles Pumping this ministry!

Close Look Behind The Scenes Article - Village Reporter

Best Kept Secret in NW Ohio Article - Village Reporter


Our Vision

"To see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches."


Our Mission

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.

Our Values

Our relationships will demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through...Integrity, Serving, Teamwork, and Excellence.


Leadership Team

(Board of Directors)

• Tom Babcock

• Kevin Freeman

• Joe Friess

• Thom Giguere

• Chad Lillemon

• Laroy Martinez

• Bob Norris

• Jordah Wittler 

• Kerry Krugh

• Jake Cox

Deb Rhodes

• Kent Hutchison

• Glenn Christiansen

• Bob Lloyd