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Tag: Looking Ahead

See CEO Dave Irby in Radio Interview-part 3

Listen to the Radio interview with David Irby. Listen to part 3 of the Radio interview.

Spreading Hope with Soccer Podcast

Please click on the link to listen to the Podcast: Spreading Hope with Soccer

Ukraine Retirement Home

April 2015

News from CEO Dave Irby

April 2015 news

Surge Launches New K4K Program To Bring Hope To Children!

In partnership with the Aztec Washer company, Surge International has launched a new program for helping kids around the world.  Many of the places we travel have very little soccer gear, equipment and often have no real playing… Read More

Surge CEO Interview part 2 – Danger

Surge CEO Irby in a second interview with Faith In The Zone Sports Radio, WSSP Milwaukee.  Click the icon or the caption to view the video.

See Surge in Mongolia

Here is a great summary of the impact we had on our 2014 Mongolia trip. Click here to see video: Mongolia 2014

Ukraine? Are you kidding?

No joke, Surge Senior VP Lotz is headed to Ukraine on August 19.  The original plan was a joint team effort where some would do needed construction of a retirement facility for the church folks while others do… Read More

Al’s Wheelchair Story

One of the things I enjoy most about my work is that I often get to make connections as part of a network of God’s people working to meet needs.  This is one of those stories. Last year… Read More

Kick Off To Hope

New Statesman Journal Article

Salem’s soccer team may have disbanded in 2009, but the name and the team’s former coach and president still are a force in Christian soccer ministry. Cascade Surge’s David Irby moved to Salem in 1997 for a dual… Read More

Ukraine & Mongolia Next

  Surge International also has trips planned to Ukraine in August and Mongolia in September.       A small team of men and possibly one woman will be working with a church about 3 hours from Kiev… Read More

Momentum Builds For Bolivia Team

As the day approaches for departure to Bolivia the details are coming together for a good trip and an impactful ministry to young people through a soccer camp.  Joining us is a group of high school soccer players… Read More

10,000 Expected at President’s Match

The “Kick Off To Hope Tour” is currently in Ngozi, the third city to be visited, and home of the Burundian president. President Pierre Nkurunziza is an active soccer player and we are scheduled for a match with… Read More

Sammy Surge on YouTube April 1st

Surge Mascot Sammy Surge and his pals Hansi and Matumbu want to share their “study hard, play fair, help others” video with you.  Their 3 minute homemade video is set to launch on April 1st – no joke. Have… Read More

Senior VP Remains Active in Recuperation

Senior VP Al Lotz has been very busy since returning from Pucallpa, Peru where he delivered several consultant sessions to a church desiring to reach their community through a soccer ministry.  Lotz says, “this effort could result in… Read More

German Mission joins Africa cause

Surge International is pleased to announce their renewed partnership with Anstoss zur Hoffnung anstoss-zur-hoffnung.de/ for the upcoming project in Africa in June. Surge and AzH, the Stuttgart, Gerrmany based “soccer mission” have partnered in Mozambique, Germany and Mongolia. AzH founder Mark… Read More

CEO Heads to Europe and Africa

Surge CEO Dave Irby has just renewed his US Soccer “A” Coaching License in Florida…encouraged YWAM staffers and “trainees” in Oregon and on April 8th heads to Vienna and Africa (April 8-19). The trip to Europe will include… Read More

More Current News and Events

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What is Surge up to?

More than a decade has passed since Surge began as an organization.  Along with the twists and turns it is exciting to see how God has directed our paths developing the innovative approach and global potential in ministry…. Read More