Hundreds of Young Adults Embrace Christ in Spontaneous Baptisms


One year after the stunning, 16-day, non-stop worship service at Asbury University, an outpouring of sorts still appears to be striking various schools and student bodies across America.

Case-in-point: well-known ministry leaders Jennie Allen, Jonathan Pokluda and others baptized hundreds of University of Georgia students Wednesday night.

Rather than immersions in traditional baptismal pools, many of the students professed their faith in the backs of pickup trucks outside a fraternity—a truly unique setting.

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Online videos showed large crowds of students gathered around these trucks, watching their classmates openly embrace Christ.

“Insane night at University of Georgia!” Allen wrote in an Instagram caption. “Once again! He is moving!!!!”

Allen, who called these happenings “so powerful,” explained in the video that the baptisms followed an evangelistic event at Stegeman Coliseum led by Allen and Pokluda.

“We preached Jesus, worship’s incredible,” she said in an Instagram video, noting there were as many as 7,000 or 8,000 students assembled at the stadium. “And, so, we are preaching Jesus, confessing sin—all these students, and it’s just so beautiful.”

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Allen said a call from the stage asking who wanted to embrace Jesus led young people all over the venue to stand up. Then, the baptisms unfolded in a parking lot in front of the fraternity.

“We found a public parking lot, and we got four pickup trucks,” Allen said. “And we were baptizing kids in four pickup trucks … all these fraternity guys are watching from their decks. … It’s just insane.”

Allen is the founder of IF:Gathering, a women’s ministry and a New York Times bestselling author. Pokluda is the lead pastor of Harris Creek Baptist church in Waco, Texas, and a best-selling author. {eoa}

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