Christian Living

Billy Graham: One Lesson Christians Can Learn From Olympians

Someone once asked Billy Graham: How can I be more consistent in my life as a Christian? Almost every day, I start out with good intentions, but then something comes up and I end up acting the same way everyone else does. Billy Graham answered: A few weeks ago, I watched part of the Olympic …

Summer Soul Refresher: God Will Fight for You

What battle are you facing today? Find encouragement in these historical accounts from the Bible as we continue a series of articles on God’s promises.  Read more from our annual Summer Soul Refresher: part 1 (God loves you), part 2 (God will provide) and part 3 (God will never leave you). “The Lord will fight for you, and you …

Will Graham: Living a Good Life Will Not Bring People to Christ

proclaim: (verb) – to declare publicly; announce Will Graham recently spoke to staff at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association about proclamation evangelism. That is, literally telling people about Jesus. Read part of his message below. You can also get Will Graham’s devotions delivered to your inbox each Wednesday. When we talk about the power of proclamation evangelism, not …

Cissie Graham Lynch: Devotionals or God’s Word?

As a mum in her mid-30s, Cissie Graham Lynch has found that many women primarily scan through quick devotionals—instead of opening their Bibles. “Devotionals have become more popular than God’s Word,” Lynch said on Instagram. “We do not know God’s Word and what it says because we have become too dependent on other people’s words and …

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 …

Summer Soul Refresher: God Will Provide

With all the distractions of summer, it’s easy to lose focus on our daily spiritual walk. That’s why Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has created the Summer Soul Refresher, a 5-part series designed to encourage your faith. This year, we’re reflecting on five promises from God, and part 2 focuses on God’s provision. Read part 1 here. “And my God …

Remembering Ruth Bell Graham: 5 Endearing & Inspirational Stories

Shion Fenty (left) and her mother Jennifer Haynes-Young (right) were elated to attend the Ruth Bell Graham Celebration Dinner, hosted by the Billy Graham Library, on Friday. During the sold-out event, Ruth Graham (center) and her sister Gigi shared some of their favourite memories of their mother. Give me things to do that others shun, …

Q&A With Franklin Graham: God Is Opening Doors

Franklin Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, recently talked about how God is opening doors for people to hear the Gospel worldwide. On a recent episode of the “On the Ground” podcast, Franklin Graham sat down with his daughter-in-law, Kristy Graham, to talk about how he has seen God move in …

R.T. Kendall: Fixing Our Eyes on God

Billy Graham said many times, “My greatest fear is that God would take His hand off me.” It is my greatest fear too. And yet I have been experiencing another great fear for a good while—that God would take His hand off America. A difference between Israel and America is that God chose Israel; America …

Tony Evans: When God Distresses a Nation

We are in the midst of a series of pandemics. We began 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic. Then we had the death of George Floyd, which led to a racial pandemic, and that was followed by the economic and political pandemics, which still plague us to this moment. In every direction we look, there is …

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 …