Evangelist Franklin Graham launches ‘God Loves You Tour’ in USA to Share ‘Hope, Peace, & Goal’

Evangelist Franklin Graham will share a message of God’s love and forgiveness to 1000’s of individuals throughout six U.S. cities, this fall. 

The God Loves You Tour kicks off in Allentown, Pennsylvania in late September and can proceed by means of Oct. 2nd. 

“I imagine that is the place our nation’s spine of arduous work, grit, and willpower lies, however so many individuals in our nation are struggling. They’re in search of hope, peace, and goal of their lives,” mentioned Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Affiliation. 

“We’re coming to remind everybody there may be Good Information! God loves us, and He despatched His Son Jesus Christ to earth to save lots of us from our sins,” he added. 

The tour is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Affiliation (BGEA), and a community of greater than 725 church buildings and pastors throughout six cities within the U.S. are partnering with the group.  

“Regardless of a world pandemic, financial challenges, and a battle abroad, we imagine the long run continues to be shiny due to the hope that is solely present in Jesus Christ,” mentioned Randy Landis, founder and senior pastor of Life Church in Allentown.

The five-state tour, will stretch throughout 1,000 miles, and have musical artists resembling The Newsboys, Marcos Witt, and Dennis Agajanian.

After its opening night time in Allentown, the tour will proceed throughout the U.S. with stops in York, Pennsylvania; Youngstown, Ohio; Flint, Michigan; Waukesha, Wisconsin; and Rochester, Minnesota.

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As CBN News reported, greater than 18,000 individuals attended Graham’s latest God Loves You Tour within the UK and 1,400 individuals put their religion in Jesus Christ.

The occasion, which started in Could and concluded in July, included reward, worship, and music from award-winning Christian artists CeCe Winans and Michael W. Smith.

“The nation has been gripped with sorrow and the ache of loss. Many have misplaced hope and they’re crammed with anxiousness and fear over the route the world is heading,” mentioned Rev. Paul James, senior pastor of Harrow Worldwide Christian Centre in London. “The reply can solely be present in Jesus Christ.” 

Forward of the UK tour, Graham acquired pushback from LGBT activists over his non secular beliefs on marriage and sexuality.  

In 2020, one venue in Liverpool canceled its contract and advertisements selling the occasion were pulled from buses in Blackpool in an effort to ban him from preaching the gospel.

However regardless of being falsely labeled as a “hate preacher”, Graham moved ahead with the mission of saving souls. 

“We actually respect the rights of others to disagree with us on issues of non secular perception. It’s disappointing, nonetheless, that public officers who’re elected to signify their total group would describe the standard views of Christians as ‘hate speech’ and really use their workplace to discriminate in opposition to them and intrude with the expression of their beliefs,” BGEA advised CBN Information on the time.

“Regardless of efforts to mischaracterize Rev. Graham as a ‘hate preacher,’ he has made it clear that he’s coming to the U.Ok. with one goal – to share a message of God’s love for all individuals,” the BGEA acknowledged. “This is the reason the tour has been named the God Loves You Tour. We welcome everybody to return hear this message of Good Information.”

To be taught extra in regards to the God Loves You Tour 2022, go to GodLovesYouTour.com.  

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