Moments later, Scotty Gibbons, youth pastor from James River Assembly of God in Springfield, Mo., took to the stage and a contingent from Springfield roared.Gibbons
came equipped to encourage the students to act on the Great Commission
.As an illustration and prelude to his
sermon, a team from James River Master's Commission
took to the stage and performed a human video.
then played a video that showed him kneeling before Casey, his
wife.The video was to illustrate the point that one needs to be determined and willing to pay a high price for leading others to a relationship with Christ.Doing so, said Gibbons
, will require perseverance, persistence, and sacrifice-the same stuff a marriage relationship requires."We have to take risks so others will come to know Jesus Christ," said Gibbons
led them in prayer as the rest of the teens extended their hands toward those at the altar.
"Let's call on the Holy Spirit to come and break us," said Gibbons