March 10, 2013
Festival Youth Spark Revival in Bolivia
The Festival of Hope drew more than 90,000 over three nights in La Paz with nearly 5,000 decisions, including more than 2,000 Bolivian youth.
March 9, 2013
'Hunger' for Gospel Overflows in Bolivia
With every available square foot being used inside Rafael Mendoza Castellón Stadium, a jumbo-screen TV outside helped share the Gospel message to thousands more in the overflow area on Saturday evening in La Paz, Bolivia.
March 9, 2013
How Festival Changed Small Bolivia Town
One 27-year-old woman, still dealing with domestic abuse at home, found freedom this weekend when she traveled nine hours to the Festival of Hope and saw many of her friends come to Christ.
March 7, 2013
Three-Day Festival Brings Hope to Bolivia Mountain City
After preaching in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in 1999, Franklin Graham was a bit hesitant to return to the country to preach in La Paz, with an altitude over 2 miles above sea level. “I was afraid I may faint in front of a crowd of people," he said at a press conference Thursday in La Paz. "But we prayed
March 5, 2013
Expectations, Altitude for Festival Reach New Heights
Johnny Dueri, a La Paz native who is the Executive Committee Chairman for this weekend's Festival of Hope, has great expectations of the high-altitude evangelistic event: "We’re expecting a lot of people to come to the Lord."
February 26, 2013
More Than 800 Churches Join La Paz Festival
Up high in the mountains of Bolivia the area of La Paz and El Alto are dealing with great uncertainty, bringing churches together like never before: “They are not sure about the future,” said Festival of Hope Director Galo Vazquez. “It’s a society in transition at all levels.”
February 10, 2013
Lecrae's Arresting Call to Serve Christ
Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae, who won the Best Gospel Album Grammy for "Gravity" on Sunday, shares how a police officer and Jesus both gave him a second chance at life.
January 16, 2013
Festival of Hope Reaches Into Thin Air
At two miles above sea level, the altitude of La Paz, Bolivia can only be matched by the lofty prayers of the 700-plus churches involved in preparation for the Franklin Graham Festival of Hope on March 8-10.
October 28, 2012
Tens of Thousands Meet Jesus in Juba
"This is the first time since the nation has been formed that so many people of God will be coming together," said one local pastor.
October 17, 2012
South Sudan's Pastors Anticipate Festival
With just under two weeks remaining until Franklin Graham preaches the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in Juba, South Sudan, anticipation among pastors is building to new levels.
October 2, 2012
A Future and a Hope for South Sudan
The people of South Sudan have known misery and suffering as few others have known it.
October 1, 2012
Bringing Hope to a New Nation
Franklin Graham will share the Gospel in South Sudan Oct. 26-27.
September 30, 2012
Spirit Pours Down on Ottawa
As Michael W. Smith sang "Healing Rain," thousands stood, feet soggy and freezing, but still in awe of what God did despite a cold and rainy Rock the River in Ottawa on Sunday. “I am soaked to the bone. But if only one person came to Christ this weekend it was so worth it.”
September 29, 2012
Tears Shed, Lives Changed in Ottawa
After two decades of gang activity in Montreal, Daniel Jutras found a new life in Christ in Ottawa three years ago. Saturday night, his faith got even deeper, as he helped counsel a 12-year-old in a personal decision to follow Jesus.
September 28, 2012
Stroke Can't Sideline Courageous Canadian
Even while recovering from a stroke that kept him in bed for a month, one Canadian man persevered and continued to pour his heart into promoting this weekend's Rock the River outreach in Ottawa. Read his inspiring story.
September 28, 2012
Cajun Angels Descend on Ottawa
As the second night of Rock the River gets underway in Ottawa on Sunday, attendees will get to enjoy a little Cajun gumbo—well, maybe not the savory stew per se—but a melting pot of musical goodness known as L’Angelus.
September 26, 2012
Buffalo’s Winning Weekend
On an afternoon when the Buffalo Bills were battling the Cleveland Browns a little under 200 miles away on the Lake Erie shore, two former players remained in New York, scoring points of their own for Christ at Rock the Lakes.
September 25, 2012
Expanding God's Footprint in Canada
As Canadians continue to exit the church in a phenomenon common to the United States and other nations, Rock the River aims to stake a claim for Jesus Christ and start a revival in Ottawa on Sept. 29 and 30 at Britannia Park.
September 24, 2012
Rock the Lakes Makes Big Impact on Youth
More than 700 people responded to the Gospel at this weekend's Rock the Lakes in Buffalo—most of those were between the ages of 10 and 18.
September 22, 2012
A Prayer for Buffalo
Buffalo residents have been praying for their city for months. Whether they live in the suburbs or inner city, they say their communities struggle with the same things -- crime, unemployment, depression -- and all have the same need for the Gospel.