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An ‘Overwhelming’ Response to the Gospel in Canada

It was the culmination of two years of planning, praying, mobilizing, inviting and more praying—specifically in the final few weeks facing opposition and protestors. Everything pointed to this singular event, happening on the first three weekend nights in March. And more poignantly on three moments in time, where eternal destiny would hang in the balance …

Will Graham picks up the missionary mantle in China

Last week Will Graham arrived in Shanghai, China, where his great-grandfather landed 101 years ago to be a medical missionary. Follow his preaching tour as you enjoy the pictures below. Want to read Billy’s daily devotions every day? Download the BGEA Mobile App Chaplains respond to California dam crisisAn ‘Overwhelming’ Response to the Gospel in …

Chaplains respond to California dam crisis

Update: As of late Tuesday afternoon, 14 February, officials lifted the mandatory evacuation order but remained cautious as weather threatens the Oroville, California, area. Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains will remain in the area working alongside local churches and offering emotional and spiritual care. Please continue to keep all involved in your prayers. Crisis-trained …

Restoring hope in Ebbw Vale

“I feel we’ve really been blessed,” said John Colney, minister at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church in Ebbw Vale, South Wales. “This was one of the best trainings I’ve been to.” He was speaking about a Sharing Hope in Crisis seminar which Samaritans Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association put on at his church last …

February 2017 newsletter

‘We are therefore God’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us.’ (2 Corinthians 5:20, NIV) At the start of this new year, I want to say thank you for the support you have provided through your prayers and your financial gifts. In 2017, we have a full slate of Crusades across North …

BGEA Chaplains offer ministry of presence after deadly mosque shooting

Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are offering a ministry of presence around the memorial site in Quebec just days after a deadly shooting in the provincial capital. Vigils and memorials have been held throughout Canada in remembrance of the six people who were fatally shot on Sunday at a Quebec City …

I would love you to teach me about Christianity

That was the message sent through our PeaceWithGod.org.uk website by a man named Ali, a young Muslim who came to the UK in fear for his life, and who is now exploring the Christian faith with the support of John, a UK Search for Jesus Email Responder. “Four years ago, when I was 14, I …

The film which gave Adrian a Second Chance

Second Chance is the film which helped to bring Adrian Whitelock up from the pit of prison of drug addiction. “The film is definitely inspiring ,” he said. “It makes you realise that anything is possible.” In many ways, life for Adrian is now good. He has a caring family, and goes to Elim Community …

British high street banker brings comfort in Berlin

After he retired from branch banking at the age of 53, Douglas Barr-Hamilton discovered a new gift. It was to bring the presence of God to people in crisis in foreign lands. Douglas was part of the Rapid Response Team deployed to Berlin after the tragedy on 19 December. A lone Islamic terrorist had hijacked …

To seek and save what was lost

Jesus came to seek and to save that which was lost, which means that His servants sometimes have to knock on doors. John Heron, an elder from Kirkby Stephen Evangelical Church in Cumbria, was going around his local market town doing just that. As he went he was offering DVD copies of the short film …

BGEA chaplains deploy to Germany after deadly attack

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is deploying crisis-trained chaplains to Germany in the aftermath of an attack that left 12 people dead and many injured earlier this week. On Monday, a truck ploughed into a busy Berlin Christmas market. Local authorities are still looking for answers in the suspected terror attack while the community …

December 2016 newsletter

Jesus told us in John 4:35, “Look, I tell you … the fields are white for harvest” (ESV). It is true everywhere around the world we go. I’ve never seen anything like it. There is a hunger in the souls of men and women. People are searching—they don’t even know why, or what they’re searching …