By Jeremy Reynalds, Senior Correspondent, ASSIST News Service (email@example.com)
RIVERSIDE, CA (ANS — May, 26 2016) — Marking 27 years of large-scale evangelistic outreach that has touched the lives of people across the country and around the world, Harvest Crusades with Greg Laurie says it will be holding events in Southern California and Atlanta, Georgia in 2016.
According to a news release, the 2016 SoCal Harvest will return to Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Aug. 26 – 28, while the first-ever Harvest Georgia 2016 will take place at Infinite Energy Arena (Duluth), Sept. 23 – 25.
These events come right after Harvest’s largest outreach to date. That’s a one-night event on March 6 called Harvest America that drew an overflow crowd of 82,000 people to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and attracted another 180,000 participants to remote venues in all 50 states and 123 countries.
In addition, another 95,000 viewers participated in the live Harvest America webcast.
Featuring a nightly message from Laurie and music from top-name Christian artists, each Harvest outreach is hosted through the efforts of hundreds of local churches and admission is free of charge.
Since 1990, the news release said, the Harvest with Greg Laurie events have been attended by more than 7 million people worldwide, both in-person at stadium and arena events and via live Internet broadcasts.
The 2016 SoCal Harvest will be held at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on, Aug. 26 – 28. In its 27th 27th consecutive year, it will feature music from tobyMac, Skillet, for King & Country, Hollyn, Phil Wickham, KB and other guests.
Harvest Georgia 2016 will be held at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth from Sept. 23 – 25. It will will feature music from Chris Tomlin, Lecrae, Third Day and Phil Wickham.
The Harvest with Greg Laurie events are known for relating to audiences through contemporary means like cutting edge music, live Internet webcasts, social media updates and a Biblical message from Laurie.
Laurie draws on Scripture, flavored with personal and cultural examples, to describe the relevance of faith in today’s world. Laurie’s talks encompass topics that appeal to people of any age and answer questions such as why we exist, whether God is real and what happens at death.
Laurie serves as senior pastor of one of the largest churches in the U.S., Harvest Christian Fellowship, which has campuses in Riverside and Irvine, Calif. Laurie also serves on the board of directors for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
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Photo captions: 1) Greg Laurie with his wife, Cathe. (2) ANS Founder, Dan Wooding, interviewing Greg Laurie at Angel Stadium. 3) Elma and Jeremy Reyands.
About the writer: Jeremy Reynalds is Senior Correspondent for the ASSIST News Service, a freelance writer and also the founder and CEO of Joy Junction, New Mexico’s largest emergency homeless shelter (www.joyjunction.org). He has a master’s degree in communication from the University of New Mexico, and a Ph.D. in intercultural education from Biola University in Los Angeles. His newest book is “From Destitute to Ph.D.” Additional details on the book are available at www.myhomelessjourney.com. Reynalds lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife, Elma. For more information please contact Jeremy Reynalds at email@example.com .
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