For God and Country: Christian Athletes to Watch in Sochi

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For God and Country: Christian Athletes to Watch in Sochi

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"Anne Schleper - Hockey @_aschlep

Schleper points to her experience with Athletes in Action as a hockey player at the University of Minnesota as the time when the religion of her childhood became a personal faith. Schleper now leads a Bible study at Team USA training camps. "Any time you get in the athletic environment, it's challenging as a Christian. It's easy to have an 'it's about me' attitude," she says. "That's why it's important to be around other Christians who can lift you up and pray for you. It's good to stay connected, and that's where I've seen those Bible studies at camps be so huge. God is opening the eyes of teammates who I would never have thought would come. He's building it into something bigger and better."