Death

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 …

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” —1 Corinthians 1:18 During his six-plus decades of ministry, Billy Graham fielded many, many faith-based questions. But one that stood out to him—and maybe one you’ve asked yourself—is this: …

Prince Philip and His Faith in Jesus Christ

On Friday morning (April 9), Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II announced the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip. Prince Philip died at age 99. He was the longest serving consort to the monarchy, and a husband to Queen Elizabeth II for over 73 years. Although he was not openly public about his faith, …

Billy Graham Sermon: Joy in Tribulation

Nowhere does the Bible teach that Christians are to be exempt from the tribulations and natural disasters that come upon the world. It does teach that the Christian can face tribulation, crisis, calamity and personal suffering with a supernatural power that is not available to the person outside of Christ. Thousands of Christians have learned …

Combating a Culture of Death

This article was originally produced in Decision Magazine, Jan 2015 As the Death-With-Dignity movement picks up political steam, the church cannot afford to sit idly by with so much at stake. Evangelicals who wrestle with this issue, particularly since the physician-assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard in November, say Christians must stand as passionately on behalf …

God’s Provision

Death, to the Christian, is the exchanging of a tent for a building. Here we are as pilgrims or gypsies, living in a frail, flimsy home; subject to disease, pain, and peril. But at death we exchange this crumbling, disintegrating tent for a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. The wandering wayfarer …

Endless Forgiveness

Look at Christ’s death. In one biography of the great American, Daniel Webster, 863 pages deal with his career and just five pages are devoted to his death. In Hay’s life of Abraham Lincoln there are 5,000 pages but only 25 are devoted to the dramatic story of his assassination and death. In most biographies …