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An Encounter at the Cross That ‘Changed Everything’

Allison Haase and her husband, Chris, at the Billy Graham Library on February 23, 2019. Allison later posted on Instagram about her “wake-up call,” sharing, “I had an encounter at the cross that changed everything.”   Allison Haase put it all out there, bearing her deepest burdens and greatest joy on Instagram. The wife and …

A Prayer for When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

With various crises wreaking havoc and pain in our world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But focusing on our heavenly Father—instead of the storms swirling around us—can fill us with peace and strength for each day. One practical step is talking to God honestly about your fears and surrendering your life into His loving hands. …

Crisis-trained chaplains share comfort and hope at Buckingham Palace memorial

It’s not uncommon for the gates of Buckingham Palace in London to be buzzing with tourists taking photos and admiring the royal guards. But recently it’s been different. Hours after the Her Majesty the Queen  announced the death of her husband, Prince Philip, the mood around the palace was sombre. Amongst the trail of flower …

Prince Philip and His Faith in Jesus Christ

On Friday morning (April 9), Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II announced the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip. Prince Philip died at age 99. He was the longest serving consort to the monarchy, and a husband to Queen Elizabeth II for over 73 years. Although he was not openly public about his faith, …

Billy Graham Chaplains Deploy to London After Prince Philip’s Death

A team of crisis-trained chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is ministering in central London following the news of Prince Philip’s death. On Friday morning (9th April, 2021), Queen Elizabeth II announced the passing of her husband, Prince Philip. The Duke of Edinburgh was 99 years old, and had been married Her …

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has passed away age 99

Photo above: The Duke of Edinburgh awarding Billy Graham the Templeton prize.  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away today (April 9, 2021) at the age of 99. He was married to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, making them the first royal couple to celebrate over 70 years of marriage. Aside from being well …

7 Statements From the Cross

Jesus said very little the day of His crucifixion when He willingly suffered and died for our sins. But the words God the Son chose during those six hours were powerful. Billy Graham once explored seven of those Biblically recorded statements during a 1985 sermon in Hartford, Connecticut: “My God, My God, why have you forsaken …

Why Easter Matters: 10 Quotes From Billy Graham

Billy Graham had a lot to say over the years about Christ’s death and resurrection—what he called the two “most important events in human history.” Here are some quotes from 60 years of ministry. “Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless.” “The cross shows us the seriousness of our sin—but it also shows us the immeasurable love of …