Grace Christian Academy, a ministry of Grace Church in Bainbridge, Ga., held its an annual event at the Bainbridge State College Student Wellness Center Sunday. The special guests from A&E's popular reality TV show "Duck Dynasty" were invited to help start the event.
Jase, his wife Missy Robertson and their daughter showed up for this event to help raise money for Grace Christian Academy. Jase Robertson shared his stories and speaks about the impact God has had on his family's lives with more than one thousand attendees, according to WALB News.
The event was called "The Follow." The name was reportedly inspired by Matthew 16:14 "If anyone wants to be a follower of mine, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me." Organizers hope to hold similar events every year.
"I'm very excited about the community coming out to support the event. We're a pretty small Christian school," Michael Smith, the Grace Christian Academy foundation board member, told WALB News. "but we've got a lot of people in the community that support us, that really support Jason and Missy. And we've come together to raise a lot of money for our school and we're very, very excited."
Grace Christian Academy, a fully accredited, interdenominational Christian school serving students in PreK through 12th grade, posted on its official Facebook page that it expressed thanks to all the attendees in the event and praised members of the "Duck Dynasty" family.
"On behalf of Grace Christian Academy, we wish to thank EVERYONE who attended tonight's event, 'The Following,' the Christian school said. "Jase and Missy Robertson are gracious, funny, and inspiring Christian role models. Jase's message had depth and meaning. Missy and their daughter, Mia, performed a wonderful duet to 'Amazing Grace.' Tonight was a blessing for our school."