Crisis Situations - Page 3

Your New Mission Field Is Your Neighbours

Wandering outside more these days? Stay-at-home orders and beautiful spring weather have given many people a chance to chitchat and meet neighbors from a safe distance. With so much fear and negativity surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, offering your neighbors some encouragement can be refreshing. Plus, with no televised sports or after-school activities, your cul-de-sac may contain …

5 Timely Billy Graham Videos for Facing COVID-19

Billy Graham’s signature southern voice has long brought comfort to troubled souls. In recent days, as the world grapples with the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, thousands of people have watched his archived sermons on the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s social media accounts. “[It’s] so good to have his videos to look back on. It’s like a refresher …

Losing Hope? Have You Considered Christ?

Are you losing hope as this strange new season of the coronavirus plays out? Whatever you’re struggling with—fear, finances, anxiety or sickness—the world can seem dark and the times desperate. There is a source of hope that you may have never considered. His name is Jesus Christ. Are you curious about Him? He loves you more …

Will Graham: A Story on Social Distancing from the Old Testament

I don’t know about you, but I had not heard the term “social distancing” until the outbreak of the coronavirus. Intentionally staying several feet away from the nearest person had never crossed my mind. I spend enough time in airplanes—crammed in among strangers—that it never would have seemed feasible before now. In Biblical days, however, …

Keeping Spiritual Community During Social Distancing

During this strange time of social distancing due to the coronavirus, there’s a danger of becoming isolated. Everyone is susceptible, especially the elderly, those with disabilities and people working from home. Truth is, God made people for community. We rely on each other for company, encouragement and practical help. We celebrate happy occasions and offer …

Anne Graham Lotz: Is There a Blessing in the Coronavirus?

“The Lord said … ‘I am going to come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear Me speaking …’” —Exodus 19:9 It’s springtime in the Western North Carolina mountains where I was raised. There are days of beautiful sunshine, blue skies, and cool breezes. On such days, the views of …

Online Ministry Guides People Worldwide Through Coronavirus Crisis

In the days since COVID-19 began infiltrating the globe, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) created special web pages through its internet evangelism ministry, Search for Jesus, to address the fears quickly spreading among people of all languages. These pages were created in English, Spanish, Korean, Arabic, Mandarin and Portuguese. Each gives the online visitor a chance to respond to the never-changing Gospel …

‘Powerful Moment’ of Healing with COVID-19 Patient in Italy

(Photo above): Billy Graham chaplain Damaris Scalzi prays for COVID-19 patients and Samaritan’s Purse medical staff while on deployment with her husband, Jason, in Cremona, Italy. (Photo: Kim Rowland) He had been a healthy athlete, a runner. All that changed when Luca* was diagnosed with COVID-19, which has put the entire globe in a tailspin …

WATCH: “With crisis comes opportunity for Jesus Christ”

Watch Franklin Graham’s interview with UK’s Premier Christian Radio, where he shares a message of hope to the United Kingdom in the midst of the coronavirus.  Franklin Graham’s message to the people of the United Kingdom: “God loves you. He hasn’t forgotten about you. He cares very much about you.”     Want to read …

Rapid Response Team Ministering in NYC, Global Hub of COVID-19

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is in New York City in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak to serve alongside Samaritan’s Purse at their Emergency Field Hospital. Monday morning, Franklin Graham and Will Graham prayed with several of the commissioned chaplains before they departed from Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, along with their Mobile Ministry …

Anne Graham Lotz: Is COVID-19 a Sign of the End?

“There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven … When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”—Luke 21:11, 28 COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has created national fear in a way …