Students Soak Up Love of Christ at Desert Celebration

By   •   March 13, 2016

young people with hands raised
The second night of the Colorado River Celebration in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, focused on the youth. Students of all ages turned out to hear a message from Will Graham, plus sing along with artists Flame and Lacey Sturm.
Will Graham at podium
“God knows your hurts, your frustrations, and He knows your name,” Will Graham told the crowd. “God is waiting for you. His arms are open wide.”
Flame delivered an electric performance to kick off Saturday's Colorado River Celebration in Arizona.
Woman with hands raised
Praising Jesus in song.
Lacey Sturm singing
Lacey was the final act of the Saturday night event, and she sang about brokenness and restoration.
Girl getting face painted
Face painting, balloon animals and inflatable slides were among the various free activities available for children at Saturday morning's KidzFest, held at the Rodeo Grounds at SARA Park.
Man counsels boy
Learning more about the love of Jesus.
Will Graham speaking to the crowd
More than 1,300 people turned out for the second day of the Colorado River Celebration.
Sharing a laugh.
Flame shared his testimony with the audience and encouraged them, "No matter how far on the limb you get, you're never out of the reach of God."
Circling up for prayer.
Will Graham speaking
Will Graham turned in a doubleheader on Saturday, first giving a message at KidzFest, where he shared John 3:16 with those in attendance.
Boy shouting, hands raised
Overcome with joy as part of the children's choir at KidzFest.
A young counselor explains the Gospel to a girl who came forward.
Lacey closed out Saturday's event.
Man counseling boy
Moved by the Holy Spirit to find out more about a relationship with Jesus.
The petting zoo delighted the children during KidzFest Saturday morning.
Youth counselors helped their interested peers learn more about God's love.
These eyes seem to say, "Tell me more" as the counselor walks this little boy through a big decision.
Rappers onstage
That's a wrap!