BCM students share gospel in Panama City Beach
By David Dawson
PANAMA CITY BEACH — Isaac Depew, a sophomore at East Tennessee State University, recently joined some of his friends on a trip to Panama City Beach for spring break.
Nothing too unusual about that, right? Think again.
This trip was vastly unlike the traditional spring break getaways that most college students envision. It was about prayer-walking, not party-going; worship services, not water parks; and ministry, not mayhem.
Depew, along with roughly 700 representatives of Baptist Collegiate Ministry from around the nation, spent his week serving with Beach Reach — a ministry that seeks to share the love, hope and message of Jesus in Panama City Beach, Fla.
“We’re just a group of college kids who are on fire for the Lord, and on fire for His kingdom,” said Depew. “The main purpose that we’re all rallying behind here (in Florida) is to glorify God and to make His name known among other college students. It’s very, very encouraging to see this new generation of leaders that is rising up in the church and responding to the call.” [Read more…]