Twelve people from Jacob's Well made the trek down to Panama City Beach, FL during spring break, joining 500 other college students for Beach Reach. Together they give 5,881 van rides, served 3,015 plates of pancakes, and put Jesus on display in a tangible way for the spring breakers who flooded the beaches of PCB.
Meet Ben and hear why he is choosing to take the step of baptism.
"Even though I had been to church and I had kinda heard bits and pieces of Gospels - general things about them and about Jesus' teachings - I realized in reading it I didn't know a lot of the message there..."
Meet Carol, a freshman at the University of Minnesota. Hear why Carol is choosing to take the step of baptism.
"All of a sudden it was like God kinda shook me and said, 'Hey! I'm still here! I love you! Trust Me on this!' And instantly I felt clarity and peace and an enormous amount of love. God was extending an invitation to me..."
Beach Reach 2015
If Jesus were in Panama City Beach over Spring Break, how might he spend his time?
In Jerusalem, looking over an unbelieving city, he wept (Luke 19:41).
He saw the crowds, he had compassion (Matthew 9:35-37).
Meet Mary, a senior at the University of Minnesota. Hear why she is choosing to take the step of baptism.
"Baptism is a symbol where I can look back and say, 'This is a point when I gave my life to Jesus,' and remember I was being made anew."
Meet Anna, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota. Hear why she is choosing to take the step of baptism.
"Getting baptized and accepting Jesus into your life is like admitting you don't have it all together and you need Him to figure everything out."
Meet Emily, a freshman at the University of Minnesota. Hear why she is choosing to take the step of baptism.
"There's no amount of preparation to be ready or be deserving of this incredible gift. [...] The earlier you decide to be a believer and let God work through your life, the more time that He has to change the world through you."
Not quite home here, not quite home there, not quite home anywhere.
Meet David, an international student at the University of Minnesota.
Meet Mike, an incoming sophomore who plugged into Jacob's Well at the beginning of his freshman year.
Meet Mary, an incoming senior who didn't attend a church until her junior year of college.