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Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

It’s not uncommon for people to struggle with whether to celebrate Halloween. Some see it as a dark day full of evil influence while others deem it a harmless time for fun costumes and candy. This answer from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association may offer some guidance on Halloween and even give you creative ideas for using …

Quotes and Guidance from Billy Graham

Throughout his life, Billy Graham preached thousands of times to millions of people all over the world. He authored more than 30 books and was known for his simple, clear Gospel message. Here’s some of the direction he had to offer for living a Christian life. Love “God didn’t make Adam and Eve because He …

Power of a Changed Life Evident Along the Tar Heel State Tour

Sunday in Raleigh, North Carolina, Franklin Graham urged a crowd of thousands to turn their back on sin for a new life with Christ—and many did just that. We all know what it’s like to get a second chance—and the disappointment of squandering such an opportunity. Yet, as Franklin Graham told a crowd of more than …

Quinte Celebration of Hope with Will Graham Starts Friday

Will Graham, evangelist and grandson of Billy Graham, will lead this weekend’s Quinte Celebration of Hope in Belleville, Ontario. The outreach from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is one of many Will Graham has held in Canada over recent years. Excitement has been building for the Quinte Celebration of Hope with Will Graham in Belleville, Ontario, for some time. The free, …

5 Ways to Start a New Season in Life

“Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” —Isaiah 43:19 Are you tired of the same old thing, day in and day out? Maybe you find yourself in a rut these days, struggling to find …

10 Bible Verses for a Fresh Start

Taking time off for rest and relaxation is necessary, but it’s not always easy getting “back into the swing of things.” Whether you’re tired of the same routine or having a hard time starting one, these 10 Bible verses can remind you of God’s ability to “make all things new.” Share them with someone today. “And …

7 Lives Changed at Billy Graham’s Los Angeles Crusade

The end of September was the start of something new—for Billy Graham and for the more than 350,000 people who attended the 1949 Los Angeles Crusade. The young evangelist began an eight-week evangelistic campaign that would propel him into the national spotlight. The unprecedented meetings laid the groundwork for Mr. Graham to share the Gospel …

Life is War: Why many Christians do not pray as they should

When Paul came to the end of his life, he said in 2 Timothy 4:7, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” And in 1 Timothy 6:12, he tells Timothy, “Fight the good fight of faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called.” …

Communion: Will Graham Shares How He Surrendered His Life to Christ

“For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father.” — Ephesians 2:18 I can remember the exact moment when I realised that there was something different about my grandfather. I was in elementary school, and one of the teachers put her hands on my shoulders and told another teacher, “This is …

Cissie Graham Lynch Visits the Battered Bahamas

Franklin Graham’s daughter, Cissie Graham Lynch, encouraged Billy Graham chaplains serving in the Bahamas on Friday. “The Bahamian people are so strong and so loving. They need our prayers,” Lynch said. “They have such a long journey ahead of them. This will be years and years of a rebuild. That’s why Samaritan’s Purse and the …

How much are you resting?

With our busy jobs, family responsibilities, and everything else taking up space in our lives, it can be hard to find time to rest. But God tells us that we must rest and spend time with Him, especially when we are tired and weary. Jesus told his disciples: “Come with me by yourselves to a …