Franklin Graham 'campaigning' only for God

Monday, February 8, 2016
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Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com)

DecisionAmericaTour Franklin GrahamAs the presidential candidates scamper across the country campaigning for votes, another important campaign is taking place across the country.

Evangelist Franklin Graham is on a bus this year going to all 50 state capitals to preach on the capitol steps. Dr. Ken Barun with Billy Graham Evangelistic Association describes the Decision America Tour.

"It is a campaign for God,” he says. “Franklin has said that right from the beginning. All these people will be out doing campaigns for different candidates, but in this case it's a campaign for God."

Barun tells OneNewsNow they've had thousands of people show up for their first four rallies in Des Moines, Iowa, Tallahassee, Florida, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Concord, New Hampshire.

"It was absolutely amazing,” he says. “In New Hampshire, it was two degrees below zero with the wind chill factor, the winds were blowing about 20 miles an hour - and 1,500 people showed up. A state trooper said to me that's more people than any of these candidates have had."

He explains that Graham isn't endorsing any candidates on this tour. "He has said many times he's lost confidence in both parties and there's no candidate who's going to change our country,” Barun explains. “It's going to be God." 

Barun says so far about 500 people have made decisions to follow Christ. The tour will be in South Carolina and Georgia later this week.

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