"You have to work hard to offend Christians. By nature, Christians are the most forgiving, understanding, and thoughtful group of people I've ever dealt with. They never assume the worst. They appreciate the importance of having different perspectives. They're slow to anger, quick to forgive, and almost never make rash judgments or act in anything less than a spirit of total love . . . No, wait--I'm thinking of Labrador retrievers!" David Learn, 1998

Monday, September 12, 2011

50,000 people--not news?

Have you seen ANYTHING in the mainstream media about the Harvest Crusade in Los Angeles Saturday night? Dodger Stadium, capacity 56,000, held 50,000 people. We counted. No, we didn't but we could see the crowd filled the entire stadium except for some sparse bits at the very ends. Many of the people (average age early twenties) were clapping, waving, shouting, hugging each other, and singing their heads off! At Greg Laurie's invitation to confess their sins and receive Jesus Christ as their Savior, 20,000 people streamed onto the field--so many that fire marshals had to stop them. There were 5,934 decisions for Christ.

Fifty thousand people praising God, exchanging anger, hatred, prejudice, lust, shame, pride, addictions and bad habits for forgiveness, unity, and joy, committing to serve God and love one another--50,000 people gathered in one place doing anything--NOT NEWS?

Watch the webcast.

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