Crisis Situations

BGEA’s UK Internet Evangelism Ministry Reaches Over 100,000 People in the Past Year

The past year has seen tremendous growth in the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s (BGEA) internet evangelism ministry with more and more people searching for answers about God online. Thousands of people across the globe are desperate for to find hope. Every day, people are finding the hope of Christ through the BGEA’s Search for Jesus …

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Ministering to Haitians Rocked by Earthquake

A small team of Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) chaplains arrived in Haiti Thursday to serve at an emergency field hospital set up by Samaritan’s Purse. Local hospitals have been inundated with patients and short on medical supplies since August 14, when a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the country. The quake injured more than 9,900 people, killed …

Billy Graham Chaplains Deploy to Plymouth After Tragic Shootings

Chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team have deployed to Plymouth, Devon following the tragic suicide-shooting that killed five people, one being a child.  On the evening of August 12, a gunman killed two women, two men, and a three-year-old girl. Two other people were also shot and are currently being treated hospital. The gunman also …

Wrestling With Faith in the Aftermath of Condo Collapse

A chaplain shares about the peace of Jesus in Surfside, Florida, in the aftermath of a sudden condominium collapse that killed dozens of people. It’s difficult to process. A heaping pile of rubble now sits where a 12-story building used to be filled with family dinners and laughter against the backdrop of the ocean in …

‘His Jaw Dropped’: Longtime Addict Comes Clean

Nearly everyone is online these days, providing a virtual window into the heart of God—and His love for every one of us. Here’s one story of God at work online. “I will show my greatness … and make myself known in the eyes of many nations. Then they will know that I am the Lord.” …

Amid Global Crises, Franklin Graham Says Prayer Must Be a Priority

Franklin Graham posted the following on Facebook Thursday, in light of recent world events: Our world is aflame. We’re still reeling from a global pandemic. Over 4,000 people a day are dying from COVID-19 in India as the virus rages. Bodies still lie in refrigerated trailers in New York inside our own country. For the first time …

A Prayer for When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

With various crises wreaking havoc and pain in our world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But focusing on our heavenly Father—instead of the storms swirling around us—can fill us with peace and strength for each day. One practical step is talking to God honestly about your fears and surrendering your life into His loving hands. …

Crisis-trained chaplains share comfort and hope at Buckingham Palace memorial

It’s not uncommon for the gates of Buckingham Palace in London to be buzzing with tourists taking photos and admiring the royal guards. But recently it’s been different. Hours after the Her Majesty the Queen  announced the death of her husband, Prince Philip, the mood around the palace was sombre. Amongst the trail of flower …

One Year Later: 430,000 Calls, Countless Prayers

A year ago this month, the pandemic threw many people into full-blown panic. Around one year ago, on March 17, calls started trickling in to the 24-hour Billy Graham Prayer Line. As the world turned on end, many realized their need for something bigger than themselves. Since then, trained volunteers and staff have answered more …

Newsletter: An Easter Message from Will Graham

Dear Friend, It’s hard to believe that three years have passed since my grandfather Billy Graham completed his journey and entered the presence of Jesus. After a lifetime of proclaiming the hope of the Saviour, God called him home. He looked forward to Heaven. It wasn’t just a “someday” or “I hope” type of longing, …