PHOTOS: Decision America Tennessee Tour in Jackson

By Tommy Berry and Earl Davidson   •   May 20, 2017

People singing and raising fists in the air
An estimated 7,300 people came to Fairgrounds Park in Jackson Friday night to hear Franklin Graham preach the Gospel. It was his third stop on the Decision America Tennessee Tour, which began on May 15.
Franklin Graham standing behind podium
Franklin Graham said it’s only by the grace of God that we can be free from sin. “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” —Ephesians 2:8
Jeremy Camp singing
Dove Award-winning singer and songwriter Jeremy Camp’s personal testimony and heartfelt lyrics resonated with the crowd.
People walking into Fairgrounds Park with chairs
Jackson sits halfway between Memphis and Nashville along Tennessee's Music Highway.
Chaplain praying with mother, children
A Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplain prays with a family at the evangelistic event.
People in stands holding hands
"Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face evermore!" — 1 Chronicles 16:11
Franklin Graham smiling
“There’s nothing that you’ve done that He won’t forgive. … Turn around and put your faith in Jesus Christ tonight,” Franklin Graham implored the crowd.
Young girl standing among crowd with older woman
“This is a holy moment,” Franklin Graham said after people responded to the invitation to put their faith in Jesus.
Jackson Fairgrounds sign
One of Jackson's most well-known residents was Davy Crockett—“King of the Wild Frontier” and a three-time U.S. congressman. Christ followers in this city would also like it to be known as a place where Jesus is king.
Jeremy Camp on stage; crowd of people
“Jesus, you are the way,” the crowd sang with Jeremy Camp.
Crowd and fireworks
Many people seek happiness in life, but the Bible doesn’t tell us that’s the ultimate goal, Franklin Graham said. Instead, Scripture says we need to be at peace with God.