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6 Ways You Can Pray for Ukraine

Photo above: A woman in front of her home, which was destroyed by bombs on Saturday in Irpin, Ukraine. (Diego Herrera/Europa Press via AP) Kristy Graham serves as the host of the “On the Ground” podcast with Samaritan’s Purse, covering ministry updates from all over the world. When she’s not overseas documenting stories, she and her husband …

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 …

Franklin Graham: Pray for People of Ukraine

Photo: Refugees from Ukraine arrive to the railway station in Przemysl, Poland, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) Over the weekend, Franklin Graham asked others to join him in a special day of prayer for Ukrainians. “They’re suffering tremendously. They’re afraid. They’re running,” he said in a Fox News interview Sunday morning. On Facebook, Franklin Graham wrote: …

I’m Worried About Another War

You’ve seen the headlines about military attacks and spiralling political conflict. It can all be scary and unnerving. It can seem that the threats and violence are only getting worse, with no end in sight. With all conflict and violence happening, is another war inevitable? Distressed or anxious? Speak with a Billy Graham chaplain. Get in …

Billy Graham, 1965: ‘God and the Colour of Man’s Skin’

“I’m often asked if the Bible has anything to say about the beginning of the races and the various colours of skin.” In 1965, Billy Graham spoke at a Crusade amid racial tension in the United States. The division, he said, could be overcome by “a great spiritual awakening that would plant in our hearts …

Franklin Graham Shares Good Report After Open-Heart Surgery

With plans to share the Gospel in Italy, Brazil, Russia and other countries in 2022, Franklin Graham underwent open-heart surgery on Monday to strengthen his health. This is the report Graham posted on Facebook the following day: Yesterday I underwent a specialized heart surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. I had developed constrictive pericarditis, …

A Conversation With Franklin Graham on Afghanistan, Remembering 9/11

With Afghanistan back in the hands of the Taliban as the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Cissie Graham Lynch sat down with her father, Franklin Graham, to discuss the chaos that’s erupted in the news. Listen to the full interview with Franklin Graham on this latest episode of the ‘Fearless’ podcast with Cissie Graham Lynch: …

‘To Watch This Hurts’: Afghanistan Veteran Edward Graham Urges Prayer

Edward Graham held an Afghan child during one of six deployments in the nation. Now, the 16-year Army veteran is urging Christians to pray for the country in chaos. As heart-breaking as it is for anyone to watch the chaos unfolding in Afghanistan right now, it’s all the more painful for those who served and …

Scottish Council to Pay Damages After Cancelling Christian Event

Edinburgh Council has apologised and paid £25,000 in damages to Christian organisation Destiny Ministries after it unlawfully cancelled their event booking. UK-based Destiny Ministries planned to host their SURGE conference at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall back in June 2020. Edinburgh Council cancelled the booking after groups complained about the event’s guest speaker Larry Stockstill, a Louisiana …

Will Graham: In the Midst of Life’s Storms, God’s Love Never Fails

Dear Friend, Our God is faithful! In the midst of the storms of life, His love is never-failing. “Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not” (Lamentations 3:22, NKJV). I just returned from the Pacific Northwest, where we held two appreciation dinners for law enforcement officers in the Portland, Oregon/Vancouver, …

Newsletter: All believers have the right to openly share God’s truth

Dear Friend, When I was younger, it was not uncommon to hear people say, “I may not agree with what you say, but I will fight for your right to say it.” We fundamentally believed in liberty—in freedom of religion, speech, and thought. Today, however, a radical movement is racing across the United Kingdom, and …

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 …