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Billy Graham: You are Greater than your Work

Are you putting your career above Jesus Christ? A special message from BIlly Graham on work and career.  Work is a part of God’s plan for our lives. Work is not something we do just to put food on the table; it is one of the major ways God has given us to bring glory …

Prayer 101: How Do I Talk to God?

Whether you’re searching for God or a longtime believer, there’s a good chance you have questions about prayer. How exactly are you supposed to pray? And why should you do it? Here are some guidelines from Billy Graham. How do I talk to God?  Billy Graham: Prayer is simply talking to God—and the most important thing …

5 Pieces of Marriage Advice from Billy and Ruth Graham

“Nothing brings more joy than a good marriage, and nothing brings more misery than a bad marriage.” —Billy Graham The love story of Billy and Ruth Graham is one for the ages. The two were married for more than 60 years, until Ruth went to be with the Lord in 2007. The Grahams believed a …

5 Ways to Be the Mother God Called You to Be

Being a mother isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s hard work. Thankless work. But it’s good work. It’s a responsibility and an opportunity to glorify God. Here are 5 tips on how to mother God’s way: 1. Love your children. And let them know you love them. They are a responsibility God has entrusted to …

Is Jesus the Only Way to Heaven?

How is Christianity different from every other religion in the world? The answer focuses on Jesus Christ, “the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16). Christ means “anointed one.” It is the term for the ancient Hebrew word Messiah—the anointed one whom God would send to save His people. The first believers of the early …

Billy Graham: How to Be Thankful in All Things

Are you thankful no matter what? Perhaps you have lost your job recently, or you may have lost your health, or a loved one. Such circumstances can be tremendously difficult. But even so, we all have much to be thankful for. Look with me at the story of a man who had every right to …

El Paso Strong: Chaplains Witness Lonestar State Shine in the Midst of Darkness

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) is offering emotional and spiritual care in the aftermath of the deadly El Paso shooting that killed 22 and injured many more in Texas. “Only God can change a person’s heart,” RRT chaplain Joseph Morrison said. “We’ve got to keep pressing. Today could be our last day; we …

15 Comforting Bible Verses for Troubled Times

There are so many terrible things occupying the headlines these days, it can be hard to wrap your head around them. When will the madness end? The people who lived in Bible times were no strangers to atrocity. But many were also well acquainted with the character of God—a loving, protecting Father quick to console His people. He …

Billy Graham Chaplains in Texas, Ohio After Weekend of Deadly Shootings

From left, Melody Stout, Hannah Payan, Aaliyah Alba, Sherie Gramlich and Laura Barrios comfort each other during a vigil for victims of the shooting Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area during the busy back-to-school season, leaving multiple people dead and more …

‘They’re Hungry to Hear Hope’: Chaplains Ministering at the Mexico Border

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is ministering alongside Samaritan’s Purse at refugee centres in Del Rio and Laredo, Texas, to offer the love and compassion of Jesus Christ.  “If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace, be warmed and filled,’ without …

Prayer: The Greatest Battle

We give it lip service in our churches. We talk about it often and even push people to be more mindful of it during our sermons. But rarely do we treat it for what it is—BATTLE! I’m talking about prayer. That’s right, prayer is a battle. Prayer is one of the greatest benefits of the …