Boston's Quiet Revival
Midwood says he loves experiencing the inclusiveness of the gospel. "If you are really committed to the idea that the gospel brings together ethnic groups, economic levels, if you really believe that's true, it's a big deal. It's such a God thing."
Bass says he not only expects this "quiet revival" to continue, but he looks forward to it gaining momentum. Bass says people often tell him that God sent them to Boston. Churches in Boston have gained a tremendous amount of unity as pastors pray together and evangelize together. "A lot of the groundwork has been laid," Bass says.
"The 'quiet revival' is a precursor to something more major," Bass says. "Another revival is coming, more along the lines of the Great Awakening."
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