David Taylor

Billy Graham: Freedom Through Truth

Men and women today are seeking various kinds of freedom. In many places of the world, people are gathering in crowds and shouting, “Freedom!” Some time ago I was at a World Fair and saw the tremendous prospects of science presented in the exhibitions. I thought of what Einstein said shortly before he died. “I …

Thousands Say Yes to Christ in the Philippines

They sprang from their seats and streamed forward. Children and teens, parents and grandparents. Will Graham had just shared the Gospel and given them the opportunity to surrender their lives to Jesus—and they weren’t going to miss their chance. Over the two-day Greater Pangasinan Celebration, nearly 7,000 people said yes to new life, hope and …

Combating a Culture of Death

This article was originally produced in Decision Magazine, Jan 2015 As the Death-With-Dignity movement picks up political steam, the church cannot afford to sit idly by with so much at stake. Evangelicals who wrestle with this issue, particularly since the physician-assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard in November, say Christians must stand as passionately on behalf …

Snowstorm Forced Billy Graham’s Plane into Emergency Landing

After Billy Graham became Youth for Christ’s first full-time evangelist, he spent much of the 1940s travelling the globe to preach. That meant many hours on trains and airplanes. During a flight from Vancouver to Minneapolis, Mr. Graham was one of 14 passengers on a Lockheed Lodestar, which took off during a heavy rainstorm. A …

Using the Internet for God’s Glory in the Arab World

*Editor’s note: For security reasons, some names are changed in this article. Join us in praying for those who come to Christ in areas where they may face persecution because of their faith, and for staff and volunteers who continue to share the Gospel no matter the risk. A man from the Middle East was …

Will Graham to Share Good News with Troubled World in 2019

In February, Will Graham will travel to southeastern Asia to share the Gospel in Manila, Philippines. The evangelist is the third Graham to take the Gospel to this city. In 1977, 412,000 people attended a Billy Graham Crusade, with more than 22,000 responding to the invitation to receive Christ. Franklin Graham also preached in Manila in 2006

Franklin Graham to Share Hope of Christ on Four Continents This Year

“And he said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.’” —Mark 16:15   The year 2019 will be the first full year the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will exist without Billy Graham. His oldest son, Franklin Graham, has spoken often about how much he misses his …

Billy Graham’s Prayer for a New Year

This prayer from Billy Graham, written for The Saturday Evening Post in 2008, is just as relevant more than a decade later. Our Father and our God, as we stand at the beginning of this new year we confess our need of Your presence and Your guidance as we face the future. We each have …

Forgiveness and Restoration, After an Affair

Audrey and her husband, Bob, were all-in for Jesus. They were best-selling authors. They spoke at conferences. They hosted a Christian television programme. But now, Audrey was coming to grips with the crushing reality that she had been unfaithful to Bob.

Franklin Graham: Our Family’s First Christmas Without My Father

Dear Friend,
It has been almost a year since my father passed away. This is our family’s first Christmas without him, and to be honest, it is sad, as it is for everyone who has lost loved ones. But the joy we have is knowing that my father is with the Author of Christmas.