Reaching Families with the Hope of the Gospel

By   •   August 11, 2011

From the Great Lakes to the Rocky Mountains, BGEA is reaching out to America’s families this summer. Thousands gathered in Milwaukee Aug. 20-21 for great music and a Gospel message from Franklin Graham. This weekend, he will preach in Denver at Rock the Range and YOU can watch it all via webstream! Don’t miss performances from Skillet, Lecrae, Michael W. Smith and others. Find streaming times here, and read the following articles to see how lives were changed in Milwaukee.

Past and Present Converge at Rock the Lakes

Hundreds of men and women—and boys and girls—made decisions for Jesus Sunday at Rock the Lakes. The family-friendly evening attracted people of all ages, some 10,000 strong, for music from Canton Jones, The Charlie Daniels Band and Michael W. Smith, and a message of hope from Franklin Graham.
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Experiencing Haiti in Milwaukee

The Haiti Experience is a way to show people attending Rock the Lakes and Rock the Range how God is moving through BGEA’s ministries around the world. Visitors to the interactive display in Milwaukee got to meet one young man who truly brings Haiti to America.
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Rocking Lives for Eternity

A crowd of 15,000 rocked out in Milwaukee tonight to music from The Almost, The Afters, Lecrae and Skillet. Hundreds then responded to powerful Gospel messages from Franklin Graham.
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Son of God Shines at KidzFest

Although rain tried to dampen spirits in Milwaukee this morning, intrepid kids happily donned lady bug rain clickers and Green Bay Packer hoodies while their parents grabbed colorful umbrellas. Once assembled, they said a prayer and headed out the door to KidzFest.
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Living Water on the Lakefront

One Milwaukee pastor believes the location for this weekend’s Rock the Lakes event was handpicked by God. In a city where segregation persists, Veterans Park serves as a central meeting place that draws people from all walks of life, said Pastor Terrance R. Moore.
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Cookin’ Up Gospel Goodness With Skillet

Now on his third summer “Rock” tour with Franklin Graham and the BGEA, John Cooper of Skillet believes music is a big force in drawing people to hear the Gospel and addressing real issues of life.
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Rock the Lakes: Will You Pray With Us?

We will be in a battle for the souls of another generation, and each time I stand up to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, crucified, buried, and risen, my team will be behind the stage standing in a circle praying.
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Charlie Daniels to Rock Milwaukee

For those too young to remember, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” is a classic song penned and performed by the Charlie Daniels Band that spins the tale of a deal between a young fiddle player and the devil, who was looking for a soul to steal. “Not gonna happen in Milwaukee,” Daniels said with a laugh during a recent phone interview. The soul stealing part, that is.
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Milwaukee: A Miracle in the Making

Local pastors and leaders are forging new partnerships ahead of Rock the Lakes, Aug. 20-21, praying the event will bring unity and the hope of Christ to a city described as “spiritually bleak” and “segregated” beyond its sparkling lakefront.
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FM419 Hits the Mark in Milwaukee

More than 730 people from the Milwaukee area came out to learn about sharing Christ and to worship with Aaron Gillespie during an FM419 event a few weeks ago. Even now the impact continues.
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Help Us Share the Hope of Christ

People everywhere are thirsting for hope, which can only be found in a relationship with Jesus Christ. Help us bring the Gospel to hurting families by donating online today.

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  1. Janice says:

    This is exactly what Milwaukee needed. We need to remember that there is a Christ and that we should follow the ten commandments and to keep Christ in our hearts always.

  2. margaret says:

    It is wonderful to see all the amazing work that God is doing. You are always in my prayers

  3. Philip says:

    Is a blessing sitting at my computer and viewing the Rock the Lake, and Rock the Range videos. What an amazing and profound work of Father God each of you are doing. I offer prayer on your behalves regularly.