Seattle, Atlanta and Chicago…the triple threat.
Over the next three weekends The Game Day Tour (aka “Dare 2 Share conferences) is coming to each of these three spectacular cities. I love the coffee in Seattle, the sweet tea in Atlanta and the pizza in Chicago…oh yeah, and the people are great too in all three of these cities!
Seattle is first up to bat and we are expecting over 4,000 teenagers! This is really cool considering that it is only a second year Dare 2 Share city! There’s something about the teens in Seattle that is postmodern, open, low key and fun. Last year it was right toward the top of the list of my favorite conference cities!
Second in the rotation is good old Atlanta. We hope to see thousands at the beautiful Gwinett Arena. Many of the churches in Atlanta have participated for years in Dare 2 Share and I love hearing stories from these youth leaders who are using the D2S tools in their YM toolbox to build and shape a generation fully surrendered to Jesus.
Finally we are off to Chicago, a first year conference city. We are expecting close to (or maybe even over) 3,000 teens at the Odiem event center. If we hit 3,000 it will take over Seattle as our largest first year event (we usually start with around 2,000!)
What do we need during these intense, intensive three weeks? Prayer, prayer and more prayer. Without God’s continued blessing, provision and wisdom we cannot make it. We are desperate for him.
But more than anything please pray for the youth leaders and teenagers who are about to be trained and equipped over the next three weekends. Pray that God does something revolutionary through them.
Because, ultimately, the real triple threat is not three D2S conferences in three awesome cities. It is the Father, Son and Holy Spirit dwelling in and living through each one of us.