Team Faith partnered with Samaritan's Purse and Operation Christmas Child to help promote the giving away of their 1-millionth shoebox full of toys and practical items to needy children around the globe. Team Faith's Kevin Johnson and his family are featured in this internationally promoted video as participants in the Operation Christmas Child Program where individuals, families, and churches all over the US fill shoe boxes full of items to be distributed to under privileged children who may not ever have the experience of receiving gifts for Christmas.
A long-time fixture on the National Arenacross Series and a Senior member of Team Faith, Kevin Johnson, or "KJ" as he is affectionately called, is retiring from racing this season and will not compete on Arenacross this year. However, KJ is still very active with the ministry of Team Faith and will continue to represent the ministry by preaching at various events and performing FMX all over the world.
"I'm glad I can use my gift for jumping a dirtbike, and my love for Jesus to help promote Operation Christmas Child - my family looks forward to this time of year when we get to fill shoeboxes that are going to make some kid's day and show them the love of God!" says Kevin
Team Faith is a non-profit multi-faceted Outreach Ministry that impacts people who are enthusiastic about Action Sports. We started in 1994 in the Pro Personal Watercraft Racing industry and have migrated to the Pro Motocross Racing and Freestyle Motocross industries respectively. Team Faith's vision is to establish evangelism teams of action sports athletes led by "Pit Pastors" (Chaplains), to infiltrate professional racing circuits and other action sports events.
In addition to ministering and competing on the National Arenacross Series, Team Faith provides Spiritual Services for the GNCC Off-Road Racing Series, and the Pro Hydro-X Tour watercraft racing series. We have also competed on the Supercross Series with Kevin Johnson as our premier rider. Kevin Johnson is the defending 2008 X Games Gold Medalist in the Speed and Style Competition. For the 2013 AX season, former AX Champion Jeff Gibson will join the team. 2011 saw the addition of Kelly Smith as our Arenacross/Supercross rider who won 2 Arenacross Main Events in 2011 and 1 Main Event in 2012. Our UTV racing efforts have brought us the 2009 GNCC Lites Limited UTV Championship and the 2011 GNCC Lites UTV Championship with driver/Pit Pastor Chuck Lemaster and navigator Brian O'Rourke. In 2010, in our first season back into racing PWC, founder Brian O' won the Pro Hydo-X Racing Tour Sport Spec Championship. Our FMX team has performed over 250 evangelistic jump shows at festivals, fairs, corporate events, churches and youth groups all over the country as well as internationally.
Team Faith is currently sponsored by:FLY Racing, Western Power Sports, Pilot/Flying J's, Pirelli Tires, KTM, DZ Graphics, Silkolene Lubricants, Vertex Pistons, Hot Cams, Cylinder Works, Hot Rods, Pivot Works, ENZO Suspension, Trinity Racing, Sunstar Sprockets and Chains, Excel Rims, K&N Air Filters, Cycra Plastic, FMF Racing, Renegade Racing Fuels, JetLift, Dragon Optics, EBC Brakes and GUTS Racing.
For more info on Team Faith, please visit www.teamfaith.com