Will Graham Celebration in Sri Lanka

By   •   February 10, 2014

passing out fliers
Members of Sri Lankan churches hand out fliers for the Celebration of Grace with Will Graham.
girl in Sri Lanka
Churches blanketed the town of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (a suburb of the country's largest city, Colombo) with fliers for the Celebration of Grace with Will Graham.
Will Graham in Sri Lanka
A traditional Sri Lankan welcome for Will Graham
Will greeting locals
Will Graham receiving a traditional Sri Lankan welcome in Moratuwa
children in Sri Lanka
Children in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Will Graham
Will Graham greeting children in Moratuwa
fishing
Sri Lanka is an island nation off India's southeast coast. Although the country is roughly the size of the state of West Virginia, it has 10 times the population.
Sri Lanka Celebration
Praising the one true God in Moratuwa
praying
Will Graham praying with Celebration leaders
Sri Lanka Celebration
The Celebration of Grace was held Feb. 7-9, 2014 at Moratumulla Methodist Church.
Sri Lanka Celebration
Christians make up just 6 percent of Sri Lanka's population. In the days leading up to the Celebration, believers handed out nearly 25,000 invitations. Some said they invited several neighbors and co-workers. Others had gone through their entire neighborhood with invitations.
Will Graham
Will Graham onstage at the Celebration of Grace
full house at Celebration
Thousands of people attended the event and hundreds made decisions to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior.
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A man is overcome with emotion as he prays at the Celebration of Grace.
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Praying
Will Graham and translator
Will Graham and his translator
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A local choir singing and dancing at the Celebration of Grace
view from the stage
View from the stage
Will Graham
Will Graham serves as an associate evangelist, vice president at the BGEA and executive director of the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove.
praying together
Many Sri Lankans came forward to accept Christ—a decision that is not taken lightly in the predominantly-Buddhist culture.
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Praying together
cricket
A game of cricket
fishing
The sun turns the sky a brilliant yellow-orange over the Indian Ocean.

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  1. Ranjana says:

    Praise God.