Last summer, more than 5,000 students and leaders from churches around the U.S. gathered for the Challenge Conference in Kansas City. Inspiring speakers, moving worship, local community service, an international focus on Berlin and countless conversations left a lasting impact on the students who attended.
But those students also left an impact on us.
We were blown away by their interest in Berlin, and passion for the gospel, as they were led through an interactive exhibit. We were overwhelmed by their response: How the need to fight injustice resonated with them, how the spiritual climate of Berlin moved them, how the statistics and stories pushed them to pray.
As they heard about God’s heart for people in cities, they began to see how their story intersected with the story of Berlin. Some students near Fargo, North Dakota even started an organization to fight human trafficking in their hometown after learning about the realities of injustice in Berlin! Continue Reading…