ABILENE, Texas - Thousands gathered at Shotwell Stadium to worship god Wednesday. Students, their friends and family and church groups will participate in Abilene's Fields of Faith event.
Abilene's Fields of Faith is actually the largest in the nation. The event started nine years ago with 1,500 people. This year there were an estimated 8,000 in attendance.
Abilene isn't the only Big Country city that participates in Fields of Faith. Brownwood, Big Spring, San Angelo and Sweetwater all have similar events.