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Tony Evans: Church ‘Needs to Be the Cure’ for Racism

As a young man, Dr. Tony Evans experienced segregation firsthand. And while he believes racism still exists in the United States, Dr. Evans believes the Church can “be the cure for this problem.” He explains on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. The pastor, author and speaker has created a three-point plan any church …

Sharing Christ with People Who Aren’t Like You

Photo above: A panel from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s internet evangelism team fielded questions during a virtual training event for ministry volunteers. Read below to see what you can glean from volunteers’ experiences reaching people online. Race, homosexuality, addiction and abuse—all hot button issues with plenty of opportunities to air personal views about them, …

How the Love of Christ Overcomes Racial Divides

Photo above: Since 2017, Kevin Williams (left) and Ken Dunlap (right) have served together on the Rapid Response Team. Deploying to natural and man-made disasters, the ministry has responded to several communities with racial tension, including Ferguson, Missouri, where teenager Michael Brown Jr. was killed in a police shooting in August 2014. When Billy Graham …

Tony Evans: God’s Kingdom Demands Righteousness and Justice

The unjust killing of George Floyd on a Minneapolis street on May 25 ripped at my heart and the heart of a nation. To see his life callously snuffed out was overwhelming and piercing. But it’s not a singular situation. There has been life after life after life over many years that has been unjustly …

Franklin Graham: The Love That Conquers Racism

The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis shocked and outraged our entire nation as well as other countries around the world. This was a repulsive act of evil that should have never happened. Racial discrimination of any kind is wrong, and police brutality must never be tolerated. And George Floyd isn’t the only one …

Newsletter: Every Life Is Precious To God

Dear Friend, Our society has erupted in chaos. The tragic death of George Floyd unleashed an avalanche of emotions and reactions. What took place in Minneapolis when this unarmed civilian was killed by a police officer is deeply disturbing. It’s inexcusable. Racism of any kind is evil. Join me in praying for the family of …

‘Are These Our Final Days?’: Searching Online for Answers About COVID-19

Since 2011, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s (BGEA’s) internet evangelism ministry has been reaching people right where they are. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the Search for Jesus ministry to be busier than ever, as people turn to the internet for questions about fear, anxiety and spiritual topics. Read these three short stories about one man and …

Billy Graham on Racism

Where does racism come from? What can we do to fix it? Billy Graham explores the answers to those questions in this one-minute message.   Want to read Billy’s daily devotions every day? Download the BGEA Mobile App Will Graham: Don’t Give Up on the Prodigals in Your Life‘Are These Our Final Days?’: Searching Online …

Billy Graham Sermon: Who Is My Neighbour?

In Billy Graham’s 1987 message from Columbia, South Carolina, he talked about the Christian’s response to issues of prejudice, poverty and sexual immorality. Want to read Billy’s daily devotions every day? Download the BGEA Mobile App Summer Soul Refresher: Reset Your Spiritual LifeFranklin Graham Recalls a Pivotal Walk with His Father

VIDEO: In a Desperate World, There’s Still Reason for Hope

From the lingering pandemic to nationwide protests, our world is in despair. But, Franklin Graham explains, there is hope for a better world—and it’s found in Jesus Christ. >> READ: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Ministering in Minneapolis Amid Protests “But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that …

‘What Can I Do?’ Cissie Graham Lynch Addresses Race Relations

Today, the nation is in a difficult place. While some struggle for answers and plead for justice and equality, others wonder what they could do to make a difference, if anything. In her latest podcast, Cissie Graham Lynch admits it’s not easy navigating how to respond at a time like this. But a response is necessary. …

Rapid Response Team Ministering in Minneapolis Amid Protests

Photo above: Protestors demonstrate outside of a burning liquor store near the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Amid ongoing riots and protests …