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Mike Pence ‘deeply moved’ by Asbury Revival

by Kelly Valencia

The former vice president of the United States has tweeted his support for the non-stop evangelistic event taking place at Asbury University, Kentucky.

Students at Asbury University have been praying and worshipping for the past eleven days, attracting thousands of people from across the country.

Dubbed ‘The Asbury Revival’, the event is thought to have started after a man gave his life to Christ following a mid-week service at the campus on February 8th. His decision led people to continue worshipping and has not stopped since.

It is the second time a revival has taken place at Asbury University. In 1970 a worship service continued for 144 consecutive hours.

Mike Pence has said he has been “deeply moved” by the reports of revival at the Christian university.

“Deeply moved to see the revival taking place at @AsburyUniv! The Lord is at work at Asbury and Lives will be Changed Forever. To the young and old #AsburyRevival, God Bless You All & Praise the Lord!

“As a college student, I too travelled to Asbury in 1978 for a Christian music festival. There it was as though I heard the gospel for the very first time. I accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Lord and Savior and my life has never been the same,” Pence wrote on Twitter.

In a letter to parents, Asbury University President Kevin Brown called the event a “beautiful, historic moment of spiritual renewal”.

Social media has been flooded with videos and pictures of the revival with hashtag #asburyrevival has nearly 55 million views on TikTok.

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