In a first-ever occasion, evangelist Franklin Graham preached a message on God’s love Saturday night time to hundreds of individuals in Mongolia.
Greater than 17,300 individuals attended the “Competition of Pleasure” within the capital metropolis of Ulaanbaatar, and a whole lot of individuals made selections to observe Jesus Christ.
“Are you damaged in your spirit? Are you spiritually empty? Have you ever wasted your life? Will you come to Him?” Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Affiliation (BGEA) advised the gang. “You want Jesus Christ— He’s the one option to God.
The concept for the outreach started 20 years in the past when Mongolian church leaders began praying the BGEA would maintain an evangelistic occasion within the nation.
Greater than 260 Mongolian native church buildings labored collectively to make it an unforgettable weekend and it marks the primary time in historical past the native church has held an occasion like this.
“We’ve got seen individuals in lots of different international locations come to those outreaches and put their religion and belief in God’s Son Jesus Christ. This can be a blessing, and as Christians in Mongolia, we need to bless the individuals of our personal nation by being part of this chance to inform them about God’s nice love for them,” mentioned Bayasgalan Lkhagva, pastor of Blessing Rain Church and chairman of the competition.
“Evangelist Franklin Graham has been sharing the Gospel in lots of components of the world, and we’re wanting ahead to welcoming him to Ulaanbaatar and seeing how God modifications lives via the Competition of Pleasure,” he advised BGEA.
Greater than three million individuals dwell in Mongolia and half reside within the capital metropolis of Ulaanbaatar. As CBN Information has reported, Christian evangelists have additionally been working for years to achieve distant Mongolian provinces.
Franklin Graham’s free two-night occasion showcased Mongolian tradition via music and the humanities.
“What makes Mongolia particular is the individuals, and I’ve cherished being right here once more,” Graham wrote on Facebook.
“So many individuals are looking and have an vacancy that they can not discover a option to fill—they do not even know what they’re trying to find. However God loves us and needs a relationship with us. He is the one one who can fill that void in our lives,” he added.
“It was thrilling to see a whole lot of individuals of all ages reply to God’s invitation to repent of their sins and put their religion in His Son, Jesus Christ,” Graham shared. “Our deep gratitude to the church buildings, the pastors, the overall committee, the manager management, and all the many volunteers who’ve prayed and helped make this evangelistic Campaign potential.”
In 2018, Graham met with dozens of pastors and visited a few of the 450 Mongolian kids who’ve obtained life-saving coronary heart surgical procedures from Samaritan’s Purse.
At the moment, he mentioned he believed God was opening the door for the ministry to share the Gospel.
“I’m grateful now we have been capable of care for thus many valuable Mongolian kids. Whereas bodily wants are essential and I need to do all the pieces I can to fulfill these wants, I imagine the best wants of the human coronary heart are religious,” he mentioned.
Graham’s message concerning the Good Information this weekend led a whole lot of individuals to simply accept Christ as their Lord and Savior.
“Their lives are modified for eternity—and we give God the glory,” Graham wrote.