The 2016 Fields of Faith on the South Plains was an incredible experience on Wednesday, October 5th. An estimated crowd of 10,500-11,000 area students almost filled up the home side stands (below the concourse) of Jones AT&T Stadium. The band was incredible, made up of 4 different local churches praise and worship leaders, plus one from Denver, Colorado. Audra Beth Alcorn, a senior from Olton High School started off the night by telling the story of King Josiah (II Kings 22) and encouraging everyone to get into God's word. The opening prayer was given by Joel White, junior at Levelland HS, followed by an incredible testimony by Ropes HS sophomore, Kenzie Elliott. That was followed by another moving testimony by, senior from Slaton HS, Xavier Ramirez. Texas Tech football player, Talor Nunez gave a dynamic challenge to students to, "Know WHO you are, know WHO you serve, and know WHERE you are going."
Speaker Jay Lowder gave a very moving message, with an invitation to meet Jesus Christ on the field. 422 area volunteers from over 60 area churches waited with anticipation to pray with students, as over 4,000 youth came onto the field.
Lubbock FIELDS OF FAITH 2017...GET READY, for God is GOOD, ALL the time!!!
On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 the 6-man Fields of Faith took place at Matador, Texas. Schools from Paducah, Spur, Valley, Patton Springs, Matador, and a few from Floydada filled the stands. It wasn't the crows from the week before, but the home stands were packed and the Holy Spirit showed up in a mighty way.
The Band was a young Lubbock group XIXX and the emcee was Coach Phillip Presson from Patton Springs. Desiree Reyna from Patton Springs opened with Josiah's message and senior from Valley, Trey Smith, opened in prayer. Sophomore from Floydada, Hannah Morales shared a dynamic testimony followed by former Idalou baseball star, Joey Ybarra (student at WT A&M). LCU starting point guard, Marcus Arrington shared his faith and challenged the crowd to make a full commitment and live it. Speaker, Terry Kinard, FCA Area Director delivered the message, challenging the attendees to become "Poor in Spirit, Mourn, and Become Meek" (From the Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5). 33 young men and women gave their lives to Jesus Christ.
Posted on Thu, October 13, 2016
by Terry Kinard