Youth Courses Sponsored by Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Begin this Month - Offering Mix of Spiritual Growth and Rock Music

DAVENPORT, Iowa, April 14, 2009 - This summer, some of America's most popular hard rock and hip-hop Christian artists will Rock the River in Quad Cities - but the fun is already starting. This month, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is sponsoring a teen-oriented program called FM419 - two-days of music, fellowship and spiritual growth where young people tackle questions about their walk with God, how to deal with the challenges of life and how to share their faith with others.

WHAT: FM419 Youth Training - OPEN TO MEDIA

WHEN: April 24-25 (Add to Outlook Calendar)

WHERE: Harvest Bible Church
3800 E 53rd Street
Davenport, IA

Adults also have the opportunity to participate in preparations for this summer's Rock the River event with the Christian Life & Witness Course, which is kicking off this month at churches across the region. Click here for more information and the local Christian Life & Witness schedule.

Rock the River Tour is a new evangelistic summer concert series that features seven hours of high-voltage music plus brief, challenging messages by Franklin Graham. These one-day events will rock their way up the Mississippi River through Baton Rouge, St. Louis, Quad Cities and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Rock the River Tour comes to the Quad Cities on Saturday, Aug. 8.