FORT WAYNE – The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host its annual Night of Hope on Monday, May 13, at the Fort Wayne Memorial Coliseum. Its special guest speaker this year will be former Chicago Bears great and Hall of Famer Mike Singletary.
FCA, which represents thousands of athletes across the country in representing Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes, will host the free event at 7 p.m. Singletary will speak about his inspirational journey of athletics and faith.
Singletary is best known for his playing career with the Chicago Bears, serving as middle linebacker in the 1980s including the famed 1985 team that won Super Bowl XX. ‘Samurai Mike’ would go on to play a Hall of Fame career all in Chicago, making 10 Pro Bowls and earning seven All-Pro honors along the way. He was inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame in Canton in 1998.
He later would go onto coach in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens and later serve as head coach with the San Francisco 49ers.
Northeast Indiana FCA Area Director Debbie Wildrick said, “Mike Singletary shows the same intensity for his faith as he did as the Chicago Bears middle linebacker. We are excited to have the NFL’s three-time Defensive Player of the Year and former Bears team captain share his hope in Christ with our community.”
Registration for the free event can be done at www.indianafca.org/nightofhope