After finishing a religious studies degree at the College of William and Mary in the spring of 2012 I began to ask God why I left my job to get further education. God told me to start praying for “tent making,” so that’s what did. Sitting at my kitchen table trying to journal, I closed my eyes and when I opened them I was standing in a tent. God gave me an open vision of an octagonal, portable prayer tent based on the fruits of the spirit. The Cross stood as the central support for the roof with banners that read “LOVE” hanging from the crossbeams. As I continued to look I noticed each side of the octagon was a different Fruit of the Spirit. In my heart I knew this tent would be used to revive a passion for prayer in the church.
By the spring of 2015, I had gone back to my job at the cabinet shop. A large company had canceled an order so the materials were given to me. After a few months of building and digging through scrap bins for parts, the Cross was built and took its first journey to Athens, GA with me in July 2015 to the Rekindle the Flame Conference.
After going with Rick Bonfim Ministries on the Cuba trip in the spring of 2016; the Lord made it clear to me that joining the RBM staff was my next step. My wife and family came to Athens July 27. With three revivals and a college wanting the cross between now and November 6, we have hit the ground running. I’m excited to be a part of this unfolding ministry and part of God’s plan.
~ Jason Goins
If you you would like to have the Cross at your church or event, call Jason @ 706-353-1546.