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Franklin Graham: We Can Still Give Thanks

2020. A year like no other we’ve experienced. We’ve had a pandemic. We have been locked down like never before. We’ve seen incredible destruction from storms, fires, and flooding. … But in the midst of this trying year, there is no better time than now to turn our hearts toward God, who is with us …

LISTEN: Billy Graham and Franklin Graham on Gratitude

With the hardships of 2020, it can be challenging to have a grateful heart this holiday season. Check out this 1-minute clip for encouragement from Franklin Graham, along with a short message from Billy Graham on life’s blessings. “Yes, we’re in the middle of a pandemic, but God hasn’t left us.” —Franklin Graham Want to …

Benjamin Watson: The Bible Is God’s Playbook for the Family

During his 16 seasons in the National Football League, tight end Benjamin Watson competed against some of the most formidable opponents ever to step on the gridiron. But in mid-March, when he announced his retirement as a New England Patriot, the same team that drafted him in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, …

Anne Graham Lotz on Placing Confidence in Our Unshakable God

“I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’” —Psalm 91:2 The last two years of my life have been physically challenging and spiritually strengthening. I can declare with certainty based on God’s Word and my personal experience that the Lord is utterly trustworthy. Therefore …

Ministering After Deadly Flooding at North Carolina Campground

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) is offering emotional and spiritual care in North Carolina, US, where flooding inundated a residential campground and claimed five people’s lives last week. About 50 miles north of Charlotte, dozens were rescued—and others went missing—at the Hiddenite Family Campground on Thursday when floodwaters quickly rose around the South Yadkin …

Newsletter: A Message Our World Desperately Needs

Dear Friend, This Christmas will be one unlike any we have ever seen. While the usual festivities will be there, it will be a time of isolation, loneliness, anxiety, and fear for many people. The world that greeted the Lord Jesus Christ more than 2,000 years ago had similar hardships and problems. He was born …

Billy Graham’s Ministry to the Military

From the frontlines to field hospitals, Billy Graham told servicemen and women—facing the daily reality of death—about the peace they could experience through Christ. Do you fear death? Put your life in God’s hands. Want to read Billy’s daily devotions every day? Download the BGEA Mobile App Cissie Graham Lynch: Trusting God With the Election …

Cissie Graham Lynch: Trusting God With the Election Results

On the latest episode of her Fearless podcast, Cissie Graham Lynch explains how her mindset recently shifted in regard to the elections—and what she’s doing to prepare for the days ahead. “I finally realized no matter what, my message is the same,” Lynch said. “We need to be driven to our knees in full dependence on God.” No …

Billy Graham: Forget Our Differences

  “This is the hour for the church to be strong, for the church to speak forth. Because the church knows that Christ is the way, the truth and the light, and the only hope lies in turning to Jesus Christ.” God is in control of every aspect of our life. Be encouraged by Billy …

Second UK Lockdown: Free Resources for Such a Time as This

COVID-19 Pandemic | BGEA Spiritual Growth Resources  With a second national lockdown looming, most of us may experience feelings of frustration and anxiousness as we approach another month of lockdown restrictions. BGEA UK would like to encourage you to take this time and use our free spiritual growth resources created for such a time as …

Can You Imagine a World Without Light?

“God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” —1 John 1:5 Earlier this week, our clocks went back one hour for ‘daylight savings’. The transition to darker evenings and lighter mornings can be hard on our bodies. This shift in light can affect people’s sleep, energy and even mood. And though it’s more …