The “Cinematic Crusade” led by Pastor Greg Laurie reported 16,000 people professed faith in Christ. The virtual event had 1.8 million viewers, breaking their own record for viewership.
The Harvest Christian Fellowship released an evangelistic film on Labor Day weekend entitled, “A Rush of Hope.” Apparently, the film is their annual Harvest Crusade. Because of the pandemic and social restrictions, they redesigned their crusade to meet today’s needs.
The megachurch pastor tackled the question of human existence during the event. “You exist to have a relationship with God,” he said. “There is nothing that this world offers that will fill a hole in your heart that was designed to be filled by God himself. There’s no drug, there’s no experience, there’s no possession, there’s no accomplishment, nothing.”
He went on, “Knowing Christ does not mean being an odd, religious person. It’s a friendship with God. That means you are never alone in life. Jesus promises ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you. Why do I exist? I exist to come into this relationship with God. And the meaning of life is to walk with Him and discover His plan that He has for me.”
Furthermore, the event featured three faith-filled movies with performances from Christian artists, including For King and Country, MercyMe, and Jeremy Camp. All of which streamed for free during Labor Day weekend.
“We want to go into markets where we’ve never been before, in the areas we’ve never visited before with this powerful message of the gospel,” Pastor Greg said.
Additionally, the cinematic crusade was deemed so successful that Pastor Greg posted on twitter sharing the good news. He tweeted, “We have a lot of bad news right now, I thought you could all use some good news!”
1.8 Million watched “A Rush Of Hope” this last Labor Day weekend and 16,000 made professions of faith to follow Jesus Christ!
We have a lot of bad news right now,
I thought you all could use some good news!https://t.co/duxum9uN1u
— Greg Laurie (@greglaurie) September 8, 2020
Reference: Christian Headlines