Evangelist Franklin Graham preached the gospel to more than 9,000 people at the “God Loves You” tour stop at Fair Hill Fairgrounds in Elkton, Maryland. Even amidst cloudy weather and rain, over 9,000 people attended the event. Musical performances were delivered by the Newsboys, Dennis Agajanian and Marcos Witt. The tour started on April 29 in La Plata, Maryland, and also made a stop at Timonium. The event will also take place in Virginia and North Carolina and will end on May 7, in Edenton, North Carolina. Nearly 700 churches have collaborated with Graham for the tour.
Christian Headlines reports:
Over 9,000 people heard the gospel preached to them during evangelist Franklin Graham’s “God Loves You” tour stop in Maryland on Tuesday.
The event took place at Fair Hill Fairgrounds in Elkton. More than 9,000 people came out to hear the Good News, even as rain and cloudy weather rolled in, CBN News reports.
“I shared a message from the Word of God,” Graham, president, and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), tweeted. “There’s a lot of bad news today, but the Good News is that God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to earth on a rescue mission to save us from our sins so that we can be forgiven & spend eternity with Him.
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The tour kicked off on April 29 in La Plata, MD. The tour also made a stop in Timonium, MD, and will make stops in Virginia and North Carolina. The tour comes to an end on May 7 in Edenton, North Carolina,
“We are coming to remind people there is Good News! God loves us, and He sent His Son Jesus Christ to earth to save us from our sins,” Graham told CBN News in a statement last week.
Close to 700 churches have partnered with Graham for the event.
“People need to hear the Good News of God’s love for them. Southern Maryland, a fast-growing region, is no exception. Social and economic issues, cultural and political divides, and existential questions seem to be weighing heavy on hearts at this hour. The ‘God Loves You’ tour could not come at a better moment in time,” Waldorf, Maryland-based The Church @ St. Charles senior pastor Fred Caudle said.
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