Cola-Clash Week #7 – Clio, MI

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

What a blessing to be back at Landmark Baptist Church with Pastor John Flanders. Although we have ministered at this church before, this was the first time that we have put a on full-fledged Cola-Clash. It was an intense week with Vacation Bible School in the morning and the Cola-Clash at night. We did not have a problem staying busy! … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #6 – South Bend, IN

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

There is no doubt in anybody’s mind that this meeting was one big Divine appointment. God had been stirring Pastor Risinger and the folks at Lighthouse Baptist Church in South Bend to take this kind of a step for some time. It was evident when we arrived and began sharing the details of how God had brought this together that … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #5 Grayslake, IL

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

Our first ever Cola-Clash in Grayslake, Illinois was a great blessing! The one thing that stands out the most was the involvement of the people during the week. It seemed like everybody came out to help with the outreach. We had plenty of drivers, recruiters, and most importantly, counselors. God answered our prayers by sending us 65 teenagers over the … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #4 – Troy, OH

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

It was great to be back in Troy, Ohio for our fourth VBS/Cola-Clash! Sometimes we’ve seen towns grow accustomed to the Cola-Clash after several years in a row, but that has not been the case here. Recruiting went well with 390 teenagers expressing interest in the event! All-in-all, 113 came out with a high night of 82.  There were over … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #2 Atchison, KS

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

It was great to be back in Atchison, KS for our 3rd Cola-Clash at Carol Baptist Church. Every time we’ve been here, God has worked in incredible ways that were truly “above all we could ask or think.” This time really was no different. Although there were some minor challenges along the way, all-in-all there was complete liberty from start … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #1 – Omaha, AR

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

The Cola-Clash in Omaha, Arkansas was absolutely lights out…literally. For the first time ever, we conducted a Cola-Clash rally in the dark from start to finish. God moved the thunderstorm that was predicted to hit us at 6:00, but He did not choose to move the power-outage. On the whole, the lack of electricity did not hinder us at all. … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #11, Ludington, MI

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

God gave us a wonderful finale to a tremendous summer.  This past week in Ludington, we saw God open doors, open hearts, and open the windows of heaven.  Being in a tourist town can have its challenges.  But, God enabled greatly during the recruiting times, leading us to many teenagers.  93 teenagers came out to the Cola-Clash over the three … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #10 – Ortonville, MI

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

Praise the Lord for a tremendous week at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ortonville, MI.  This church was organized and poised for a great week.  When we arrived, everything was in order, with helpers all around.  God blessed the recruiting by causing the word to spread far and wide.  The teenagers in the youth group were a real help. The church … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #9 Troy, OH

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

It was good to be back at Troy Baptist Temple with Pastor David Mulvaine, and assistant Pastor Mike Foster.  Our Cola-Clash was set during the evening of their week of VBS Olympics.  It was a very full and very blessed week.  This was our third straight year at Troy Baptist Temple.  Every year has been full of the blessings of … Read More

Cola-Clash Week #8 Taylors, SC

Jonathan BarberCola Clash Updates

Praise the Lord for the work done at Faith Baptist Church in Taylors, SC last week.  The Lord brought this week about just 6 weeks before the event!  We had an opening due to a cancellation, and they had an evangelistic rally scheduled, but not enough time to bring it together due to a heavy schedule of activities this summer. … Read More