Crisis Situations

Billy Graham Chaplains Expand Ministry to Poland

Photo above: While serving at a Samaritan Purse Field Hospital in Ukraine, a Billy Graham chaplain stands in an operating room, praying over the patient. Since the conflict began, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team has trained over 100 Ukrainians as chaplains. With more than 3 million Ukrainians residing in Poland after fleeing their homeland, …

Ukrainians Experience the Love of God in a Makeshift Hospital

Photo above: A Billy Graham chaplain chats with two women in an Emergency Field Hospital. Chaplains are currently ministering in several locations throughout the country, including Lviv, a hub for individuals fleeing conflict. The trauma and gruesome memories are fresh. As crisis-trained chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) hear Ukrainians’ heartbreaking stories while serving …

WATCH: Franklin Graham’s Message From Ukraine

Easter Sunday, Franklin Graham reminded viewers on Fox News and TBN of the holiday’s true meaning. Backdropped by the streets of Lviv, Ukraine, Graham’s Easter message shared the hope found in Jesus Christ—in both His death and His resurrection. “May we never forget the true meaning of Easter and that is the price that was …

Franklin Graham Calls for Prayer, Easter Ceasefire in Ukraine

Franklin Graham is asking Christians around the world to pray over the situation in Ukraine, and for leaders on both sides of this tense, deadly conflict to consider a ceasefire through Orthodox Easter, April 24. During his second visit to Ukraine in a month, Franklin Graham was struck by the gravity of the conflict there, …

Ukrainians Being Trained as Billy Graham Chaplains Amid Conflict

Billy Graham chaplains spend time listening and praying with a patient at the Emergency Field Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine. With Ukrainians’ lives completely turned upside down, crisis-trained chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are moving hundreds of miles closer to the front lines to offer emotional and spiritual care in this heartbreaking situation—and to …

During Ukraine Visit, Franklin Graham Asks for Prayer Over Chaplains

On a deployment unlike any other, Franklin Graham visited the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains deployed to the war-torn country of Ukraine. “Probably the most important part of our work is the spiritual work,” said the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s president and CEO from an emergency field hospital in the western city of Lviv. Watch him share …

Man Waiting at Altar for Hours Finds Help Through BGEA’s Internet Ministry

He didn’t know what else to do. Forced to take off work due to a family emergency, Oliver* decided to go inside a large, stunning church. Walking down the aisle, he passed the rows of pews and stood at the altar, thinking a minister would eventually find him there. But no one came. After waiting …

Chaplains Comfort War-Torn Hearts in Ukraine

Photo: A Billy Graham chaplain ministers to a patient in the Samaritan’s Purse emergency field hospital in Lviv, Ukraine. As millions flee conflict, Ukrainians need emotional and spiritual care as well as physical care. Carrying luggage. Helping a mother and crying child get on the next bus or train out of the battle-weary country. Praying …

Billy Graham Chaplains Reach Out to Hurting Ukrainians

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) chaplains are in Ukraine to offer comfort, prayer and meet people in their pain in the middle of a dire situation. >>Help deploy chaplains to offer emotional and spiritual care to people in Ukraine. BG-RRT chaplain Wil Rosado—who’s been ministering at a Samaritan’s Purse emergency field hospital, as well as …

BGEA Deploying to Ukraine

Ukrainians are desperate for hope as more than 2 million have left the country. Countless others have fled to the Lviv area, where the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying chaplains to provide emotional and spiritual care. “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” —Psalm 46:1 In response to …

Franklin Graham Urges Prayer Over ‘Dangerous’ Conditions for Ukrainians

READ: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Deploys to Lviv, Ukraine In recent interviews, Franklin Graham has asked anyone watching to be in prayer for Ukraine. “I cannot imagine what these families are going through—having bombs drop on them, having to flee for their lives,” Franklin Graham said in an interview this week. “All the things that …