Multifaith Olympics: In Rio, pray wisdom will win

boltThe Olympics Games is sold worldwide as the pristine display of sports talent, passion and dedication. Then comes the news the Rio Olympics has already set a new record. 450,000 condoms will be available to Olympians to avoid the sexual transmission of the Zika virus. What follows is a reflection on wisdom and the power of commitment.

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Multifaith Olympics: Risk of spread of Zika virus from Olympics ‘very low’ says WHO

riochristThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a “very low risk” of Zika virus spreading globally as a result of holding the Olympics in Brazil. There is no need to move the Olympics from Rio de Janeiro, or to postpone or cancel them, WHO experts said.

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Ministry through boxing

samantha LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – By now you should know local boxer Samantha Kinchen will be a part of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The boxing phenom is still hopeful to represent the United States in the 2020 games as a competitor, but right now she’s fully focused on her chaplain duties with Athletes in Action.

Her dad is a pastor…and she’s been raised in the church…so was it a natural fit for Kinchen and how does ministry work within her sport?

Hear from the Rio-bound boxer turned chaplain in the video.