Louie Giglio, the founder of the Passion movement, says a quarter of a million of incoming college freshmen every year say they do not have a relationship with Jesus Christ. Recently on the Essential Church podcast, Giglio, the founding pastor of the Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, spoke about his 22-year ministry to bring the gospel to hundreds of thousands of college students across the country.

“Passion actually was born out of a desire to see university-age young people come alive to a relationship with Jesus,” he explained. “And it happened as most things do in life, God just planted a vision in our heart. We were not looking for that. We were in a very major transitional season of life, probably the most confusing, disappointing and frustrating season of my life.” READ MORE