Christian Living

When Mother’s Day Is Difficult

Your mother’s wonderful example motivated you to have children of your own, which you did, and now everything is grand. Your children are a blessing and love you well. You have perfect family photos taken in a sunny field, complete with a letter board spelling out your family name. Or maybe not. Maybe your brush …

7 Life Lessons Billy Graham Learned from His Mother

“The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness and industry.” —Billy Graham As we celebrate Mother’s Day this year, Billy Graham is no longer missing his beloved mother, Morrow, who passed away in …

Life on Hold: How to Grow Spiritually During This Global Pause

Whatever you were planning this weekend has likely been cancelled, postponed or at least altered. With life on hold in the foreseeable future, how can you use this extra time to your spiritual benefit? Here are some ways to deepen your relationship with God while doing what you’re already doing. Spend Time on Your Phone …

How Can I Love Difficult People?

“I know God wants us to love everyone, even people that aren’t very lovable. But I just can’t bring myself to love some of the people I have to deal with at work, no matter how hard I try. In fact, I’ve just stopped trying. Am I wrong?”

Franklin Graham Encourages UK Church Leaders

>> READ MORE: Franklin Graham Shares His Father’s Heart for the UK Want to read Billy’s daily devotions every day? Download the BGEA Mobile App Four sceptics who found Christ at a crusade, despite first doubting Billy GrahamVideo: UK Pastors Hear from Franklin Graham

Why Is It So Hard To Keep Resolutions? Billy Graham Answers.

Q: Last year, I made a bunch of New Year’s resolutions, and to be honest, I haven’t kept a one of them. Why wasn’t I able to I keep them? Maybe this year I should just forget about making any resolutions. A: Perhaps the “resolutions” on your list weren’t really resolutions at all, but merely a …

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 …