Street Preaching WVU Football Evangelism

Published on September 10th, 2016 | by Jaycen Saab

Open Air: WVU vs Mizzou – 09/03/16

MORGANTOWN – I arrived well before kickoff as the tailgating was already in full swing. WVU fans are known to setup tailgates the night before, so this was no surprise.  I setup on a corner of the main tailgate parking lot and began distributing Gospel tracts.  I was advised after about an hour or so by a WVU staff member that I was not permitted to distribute them on school property.  WVU owns the majority of all the surrounding parking lots to the stadium.  So I moved down the sidewalk a bit and continued distributing Gospel tracts.

Though I did not have the opportunity to open-air preach, I was able to give out almost 1,000 Gospel tracts…not too shabby considering I was alone.  After some recon, it was determined that for future games I have cleared it with WVU Campus Police that there is no legal violation in open-air preaching on the property.  However, WVU is a school with free-speech zones closer to campus.  By God’s grace, I received calls back from the Athletics Department and WVU University Police with the green light for future games!

Soli Deo Gloria!


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- Follower of Christ Jesus, husband, father, street preacher, worship leader. I live to see Christ glorified and the Gospel reawakened to be heard above the static, white-noise of false teachings like "word faith" or the "prosperity gospel." My greatest passion is to chase Christ no matter the cost. (MATT 11:12)

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