Emily Phillips

UK Chaplains Deploying to Flood-Hit South Wales

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are deploying to offer emotional, spiritual and practical support to the community of Pontypridd in South Wales after being hit by severe flooding. Devastating floods have swept the country as a result of unprecedented rainfall from Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis. Four people have been killed by the …

Glasgow court orders expedited treatment for Rev. Franklin Graham’s case

Scottish Event Campus required to file an answer for the unlawful cancellation of contract within 7 days. Glasgow, Feb. 20, 2020—A Scottish court has recognised the importance and the urgency of resolving a dispute relating to the Scottish Event Campus’s cancellation of its contract with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association by ordering expedited treatment of …

Video: Australian Defends Franklin Graham’s UK Tour

In past weeks, all eight venues contracted to host Franklin Graham’s evangelistic UK tour have said they’re cancelling amid pressure from protesters. Martyn Iles, director of the Australian Christian Lobby, an advocacy group based in Canberra, weighs in. “It’s got nothing to do with diversity. … It’s got nothing to do with tolerance. … It …

Franklin Graham Shares His Father’s Heart for the UK

It was 1954. About 150 journalists and photographers crowded Central Hall Westminster, eager to hear what this evangelist named Billy Graham had to say. Opposition to his planned London Crusade was thick. Did this North Carolina farm boy come to meddle in the government? What was his agenda anyway? “I have come to preach Christ,” …

Despite Controversy in the UK, Graham Tour Moves Forward

Although multiple venues have said that they’ve cancelled with Franklin Graham’s upcoming Graham Tour in Scotland and England this spring, the opposition is not deterring him from sharing the Good News with the United Kingdom. Instead, Franklin Graham still plans to boldly proclaim the Good News and has asked believers to pray about these evangelistic …

Torrents of Support Come in as Graham Tour Faces Opposition in the UK

More than 1,800 churches across the United Kingdom are cooperating with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to share the Gospel in multiple cities this spring. That number has steadily increased in past weeks. When Billy Graham made his first trip to the UK in 1954, many protested his visit, leaving Billy Graham to wonder if …

Pray for the UK Amid Opposition to Upcoming Franklin Graham Tour

“Be of good courage, and let us be courageous for our people, and for the cities of our God, and may the Lord do what seems good to him.” —2 Samuel 10:12, ESV There are plenty of grim statistics surrounding what some people call a post-Christian environment in the United Kingdom. In recent years, at …

Iraqi Woman Searching for a Different Life Finds Fresh Beginning in Christ

How many times have you wanted to start over in life? That’s what was on Maroua’s* mind when she went online, looking for direction. She landed on the Salam Maa Allah Facebook page, part of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s (BGEA’s) Arabic ministry. The Facebook page is an extension of SalamMaaAllah.net, an interactive site that …

UK Chaplains Deploying to Australia as Deadly Bushfires Spread

Chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team UK will be ministering in Australia as the fires continue to spread. The blaze has killed at least 28 people, burned over 2,200 homes and 26 million acres of land have been destroyed. Crisis-trained chaplains will be present to offer emotional and spiritual care to those affected …

Newsletter: The Greatest Gift

Dear Friends, When the angel appeared to startled shepherds in the hills outside Bethlehem, he heralded this long-awaited announcement: “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Saviour, who …