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Cissie Graham Lynch on Facing 2021 With Confidence & Hope

“The people who know their God shall stand firm and take action.” —Daniel 11:32b The flip of the calendar from 2020 to 2021 may not have been the “magical change” everyone had hoped for, but Cissie Graham Lynch urges Christians to stand strong in their faith. “We are not to conform to the world, but …

Will Graham and Edward Graham Visit COVID Field Hospital

Will Graham and Edward Graham said they were encouraged by the work Billy Graham chaplains are doing on-site at a Samaritan’s Purse emergency field hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina. As hospitals become overwhelmed by the uptick in COVID-19 cases after the holidays, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team’s (BG-RRT) crisis-trained chaplains are ministering at a …

Billy Graham Chaplain Video: ‘We’re Going to See Lives Changed’

Billy Graham chaplains serving at a Samaritan’s Purse emergency field hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, are encouraging staff and community members. Ministering alongside medical personnel in the midst of rising COVID-19 cases, chaplain coordinator Jennifer Metallo believes the Good News of Christ is being received. “We’re going to see lives changed.” Are you fearful of …

VIDEO: Pray With Us for Christ’s Healing and Guidance in 2021

Throughout a year of political division, racial tension, economic stress and great loss, opportunities to share God’s constant love and presence abounded. “God didn’t tell us to go where it’s just safe and secure,” Franklin Graham said. “He just told us to go, and we’ve got to be willing.” Take a look back at some …

Updated Billy Graham Book Speaks to Present Hardships

For many, this year has dealt a fair share of unexpected blows. And with all that’s happening, it can seem like the world is out of control with no hope in sight. Yet, the problem of pain and suffering is not a new one. And as Billy Graham once wrote, it’s a problem that can …

Cissie Graham Lynch: Trusting God With the Election Results

On the latest episode of her Fearless podcast, Cissie Graham Lynch explains how her mindset recently shifted in regard to the elections—and what she’s doing to prepare for the days ahead. “I finally realized no matter what, my message is the same,” Lynch said. “We need to be driven to our knees in full dependence on God.” No …

Losing Control in the Pandemic?

What’s your threshold for the pandemic? Some are roaring ready for everything to reopen while others stay isolated. For control freaks, it’s maddening trying to stay safe and constantly thinking about social distancing, masks and hand wipes. There’s also the responsibility of trying to keep a family safe. It can be mentally exhausting. Letting go …

Spiritual Encouragement for Gen Z: Those Most Stressed Over the Coronavirus

“Everywhere I go I find that people—both leaders and individuals—are asking one basic question: ‘Is there any hope for the future? Is there any hope for peace, justice and prosperity in our generation?’” —Billy Graham Although the coronavirus outbreak has been stressful for many, Generation Z is said to be among those taking it the …

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 …