SPEAK conference draws 900-plus, challenges students to be ‘Voice of Influence’

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Using the hashtag #speak17, students took their praise of Alabama’s annual SPEAK conference to the place they know best — social media.

By the end of the conference, held July 21–22 at Vaughn Forest Church, Montgomery, more than 600 Instagram posts and dozens of tweets and Facebook posts featured the hashtag. “With my faves,” posted one student. Another wrote, “God moved in all of us. What a great night!” “It has made me a new person,” one posted after Saturday’s final session.

‘God-filled experience’

Scooter Kellum, youth ministry strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM), called the weekend an “exciting” and “God-filled experience.” (continued…)

Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/speak-conference-draws-900-plus-challenges-students-to-be-voice-of-influence/

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