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Court of Champions to bring message of Jesus to Bowie County youth

Fields of Faith, the wildly popular global youth ministry, is bringing an indoor event to New Boston. 

Sponsored by Red River Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Rip England Premier Realty, New Boston High School gym will host Court of Champions on January 29. The doors to the event will open at 6:30 PM. First Baptist De Kalb youth pastor, David Briggs, says, “This is an evanglistic event in which we are just trying to reach as many people in the area as possible. I have been in contact with Eric Akin, the FCA area director, about this event and we are just trying to continue spreading the Word in a way that Fields of Faith does.”

Court of Champions will have a band, followed by a few testimonies from people in the community, and then followed by the speaker, John Kopta. Kopta has traveled to over 30 countries and has spoken to well over a million people about the message of Christ. 

John’s message of hope and inspiration, along with the world record feats of strength, such as blowing up hot water bottles until they explode, ripping phone books, or breaking out of handcuffs, will keep the audience on the edge of their seats no matter what the age. John’s passion is to see people meet their full potential and live the life they were called to live in Christ.

This will be geared more towards the youth generations, but people of all ages are encouraged to come to this possibly life changing event. During this event there will be a half court shot contest with a $500 grand prize. Students between the ages of 6th grade and 12th grade will be given a raffle ticket upon entry and 3 of those raffle tickets will be chosen at random for the opportunity to take the shot. 

David Briggs stated, “This is the first time that our area has been asked to host an indoor Fields of Faith event, and we hope that it can be successful enough that we can continue to do this going forward.”
Admission is free to the public. If you have any questions you can contact, Eric Akin, at (903)277-4550


Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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