Filled With Christ’s Joy at Native Peoples Tour

By Ron Nickel   •   July 25, 2022

On the final stop of his Native Peoples Tour, Will Graham explored the topic of brokenness and encouraged the Pine Ridge Reservation community to surrender their burdens to Jesus Christ.
woman singing with eyes closed
While summer temperatures in the southwest corner of South Dakota are regularly near the 90s, a cool breeze swept through the Bennett County Fair and Rodeo Grounds Sunday.
woman holding ketchup and mustard
In addition to offering emotional and spiritual support, Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains helped serve a free meal to the community. At around 3,400 square miles, Pine Ridge is one of the largest reservations in the United States.
Will Graham shrugging
Will Graham shared two messages on Sunday—one specifically for kids, and one for South Dakotans of all ages.
Will Graham and KB praying
After rapping lyrics that share the Gospel message, KB prayed with Will Graham. Both men use their gifts to share how Christ changed their lives on stages around the world.
Joshua Chavez singing
All the way from California, Joshua Chavez Band brought a beachy beat to worship songs like “Raise A Hallelujah.”
Will Graham holding Bible
“You’re handmade by God,” Will Graham said during his message from 1 Samuel. He then invited the crowd to find lasting hope and peace in their Creator.