Christian Living

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 our hopes and …

Billy Graham: Make Jesus your new year’s resolution

“Every year I come up with a long list of New Year’s resolutions, but then I end up not keeping even one. I’m sincere when I make them, but then they somehow fall by the wayside as time passes. What’s my problem? God must be very disappointed in me.

3 Ways to Simplify Your Christmas

The Christmas blitz has begun and already you’re overwhelmed. Maybe your to-dos are longer than a 4-year-old’s Christmas list, and you have no idea how—or when—they’ll get done. Is your Christmas shaping up to be more of a hassle than a Christ-centred holiday? What can you do to cut the stress and find the joy of Christ …

Are you lonely?

“Do you feel lonely? You aren’t alone. Billy Graham responds to questions from readers at three different phases of life: a college student who feels isolated, an empty-nester and an elderly man who just lost his wife.

Billy Graham: Without Love We Are Nothing

There is something Jesus said that I want you to think about. Jesus said to those who followed Him: “By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” As we see a war-torn world–a world that is sick, pained, confused and bewildered–we believe that this is the …

What Would Jesus Do with the World Wide Web? 3 Ways to be a Light Online

Today (29 October) marks 50 years since the first internet transmission took place. Back then, UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock and his student were only able to send the letters “lo” from one computer to another before the system crashed—three letters short of their intended word: login. But never question humble beginnings. Today, the internet can be …

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

It’s not uncommon for people to struggle with whether to celebrate Halloween. Some see it as a dark day full of evil influence while others deem it a harmless time for fun costumes and candy. This answer from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association may offer some guidance on Halloween and even give you creative ideas for using …

Quotes and Guidance from Billy Graham

Throughout his life, Billy Graham preached thousands of times to millions of people all over the world. He authored more than 30 books and was known for his simple, clear Gospel message. Here’s some of the direction he had to offer for living a Christian life. Love “God didn’t make Adam and Eve because He …

5 Ways to Start a New Season in Life

“Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” —Isaiah 43:19 Are you tired of the same old thing, day in and day out? Maybe you find yourself in a rut these days, struggling to find …

10 Bible Verses for a Fresh Start

Taking time off for rest and relaxation is necessary, but it’s not always easy getting “back into the swing of things.” Whether you’re tired of the same routine or having a hard time starting one, these 10 Bible verses can remind you of God’s ability to “make all things new.” Share them with someone today. “And …

Look to seek and serve God during your retirement years

“For years I looked forward to my retirement, and I did all the right things to prepare for it financially. Well, I’ve been retired about a year now, and to be honest I’m really bored. I guess money isn’t the whole story, is it?”