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What is Acquire the Fire?

Acquire the Fire is a 27 hour, full-weekend, themed, Christian event that is engineered to deliver the Gospel to young people in an immersive, entertaining, unique, powerful way. Acquire the Fire is one of the oldest and largest events of its kind. In its 26+ years Acquire the Fire has:

  • Hosted over 550 events all across the U.S.
  • With events reaching between 5000-96,000 teenagers and adults alike
  • Been trusted by over 100,000 youth leaders

In its 26+ years Acquire the Fire has delivered the message of Christ to over 2,968,427 people.


Acquire the Fire is a place where people from every walk of life can come to worship, hear an awesome message and have a blast while doing it. It runs you through every emotion from laughing to crying. You can’t come away unchanged!” – Tony Ramaeker

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The Experience

During the 27 hours of Acquire the Fire, attendees will experience things like:

  • Life-changing worship by award-winning Christian artists such as: Lecrae, The Afters, Building 429, Audio Adrenaline, Hawk Nelson, Acquire the Fire Live and more.
  • Dynamic speaking from major Christian speakers and authors including: Ron Luce (Teen Mania Ministries Founder and CEO), Mike Guizzardo, John Gray and more.
  • Powerful, professionally choreographed skits and dramas by the Acquire the Fire drama team.
  • Incredible break-out sessions throughout the event designed to equip youth-pastors, parents, and ten alike with tools to revolutionize your life and ministry.

What Others Have Said About Acquire the Fire

Awesome event!!! I am grateful for those who put this on to share the love of Christ - Wendi Lenard

Powerful preaching. All about Jesus! – Ken Marks

Winston-Salem was fantastic. Already have tickets for next year and plan on bringing more teens. – Mark Skiera