Gallery: Day 1 of Franklin Graham Festival in Warsaw, Poland

By   •   June 14, 2014

Franklin Graham in Warsaw, Poland
Pastor praying
Local Pastor Andrzej Nedzusiak opens the Festival of Hope in prayer.
Woman listening
A woman listens intently as praises are sung to God on stage.
It wasn't long before lines formed in the aisles as Franklin Graham gave the invitation to accept Christ.
Man with tattoos
"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17)
Elderly woman smiles
An elderly woman overcome with joy at the foot of the stage as she listens to Franklin Graham assure her, "Jesus loves you. Today, your sins are forgiven."
Women singing in Warsaw, Poland
There was lots of enthusiasm throughout the arena.
Tommy Coomes Band
The Tommy Coomes Band has traveled with Franklin Graham for decades, setting the atmosphere before he comes to the podium to preach the Gospel.
Franklin Graham singing
Franklin Graham joins in on a Tommy Coomes Band song alongside his interpreter.
Poland's TGD choir
The TGD Choir is very popular in Poland, even among non-Christians.
Man smiling
A stadium security officer breaks his stoic appearance with a smile as he looks out into the crowd singing in unison.
Kids singing
The energetic TGD Children's Choir sang beautifully.
Woman with binoculars
No matter how near or far from the stage, attendees eagerly watched and listened.
Dennis Agajanian
Dennis Agajanian performs at every Franklin Graham Festival, and his fast guitar picking is always a hit.
Couple singing
A couple sings along with the choir.
Couple takes photo
After praying with Franklin Graham, this couple thought the moment was fit for a "selfie."
Michael W. Smith
Michael W. Smith looks at the crowd in worship. He performed several songs to wrap up Saturday's Festival of Hope in Warsaw.
Two women pray
A counselor prays with a young woman who walked forward.
Counselors praying with boy
Angels rejoiced as this little guy prayed to accept Christ into his life.
Young guys pointing
Two young men look back and see a familiar face walking down behind them during the invitation.