Minneapolis-St. Paul Rocked!

By   •   August 14, 2009

“This all happened because God put a burden on my heart for young people,” said Franklin Graham at the conclusion of this summer’s Rock the River Tour in Minneapolis-St. Paul on Aug. 16.

More than 23,000 people came out to hear some incredible music and a transforming message. “I’m so excited that we’ve had this opportunity to share the message of God’s love with all of these young people,” said Franklin. “It’s a chance to change thousands of young lives.”

Following are all the stories leading up to and during the event.

A Day of Faith, Rock, & Love
All awesome things must come to an end and tonight in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, Rock The River 2009 came to a rousing close. Franklin brought the Word of Life at three different times throughout the day, offering challenges from Scripture along with illustrations from his own experiences.
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The Tour Finale in Twin Cities
Our intrepid Rock the River writer is at again! Catch all the local color and real-time updates.
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Ministry’s Past and Future Converge in the Twin Cities
It seems fitting that this summer’s Rock the River Tour culminated in Minneapolis-St. Paul, an area rich with BGEA history. In the city where his father’s ministry began, Franklin Graham preached the Gospel to an entirely new generation last weekend.
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Local Christian Leader Has High Hopes
Dan Buschow remembers an exciting phone call he received from the Crusade Ministries of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) last year. Franklin Graham and the BGEA had a new vision for the youth of the heartland. That vision happens to include his city, Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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Pastor Saved at Billy Graham Crusade Gives Back
He was only 7 when he was saved at a Billy Graham Crusade. Now, says Rob Ketterling, “it is a joy to be able to give back.” Serving as one of the co-chairs of Rock the River in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Ketterling has devoted a huge chunk of time to ensuring that many lives will be changed when the tour hits Harriett Island on August 16.
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Twin City Teens Look for Revival
Ben and some teens from his church youth group are planning to knock on doors to invite people to Rock the River. He’s stepping out of his comfort zone to promote Rock the River all over the Minneapolis-St. Paul area so that young souls will show up to the August 16 concert at Harriett Island. He is very concerned about the spiritual condition of his generation.
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