PHOTOS: Festival of Hope Continues with Energetic Second Night

A crowd of more than 12,000 came to the Greater Vancouver Festival of Hope on Saturday.

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Franklin Graham preached out of Luke 15 (the story of the Prodigal son) and gave a clear Gospel invitation.

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More than 500 people made decisions for Christ on Saturday.


For King & Country wrapped up the memorable night with a high-intensity set. They also took time to share their heart between songs.

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Josh Havens of the Afters performed “Good, Good Father,” preparing the audience for Franklin Graham’s message of hope.

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Making a decision for Christ.

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Dennis Agajanian wowed the crowd with his fast guitar picking just before the Festival started.

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For King & Country got the crowd involved, even walking out and interacting with fans during their set.

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More than 55 percent of the decisions on Saturday were from those 25 and younger.

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Praying for new believers in Christ.

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Brothers Luke (left) and Joel (center) Smallbone, originally from Australia, traveled from Tennessee to Vancouver to help bring hope to Canada.

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The Zion Mission Choir, based in Vancouver, sang praises to the Almighty Lord.

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Franklin Graham encouraged those in attendance to be bold even if they felt embarrassed to walk forward during the invitation to accept Christ.

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After days of rainy weather, the sun poked through on Saturday in Vancouver. The Festival of Hope will wrap up on Sunday with Michael W. Smith and Ellie Holcomb and a Gospel message from Franklin Graham.