Faith

Trafficked Girls Discover the Ultimate Love of Christ

Kerry’s voice breaks over the phone as she tells a story that’s straight out of a movie. She’s in her 60s, works as an office manager in the Southern U.S., and in the past couple of years has disciples at least 25 girls held captive by human traffickers. She’s seen their pictures—“baby faces with the …

Newsletter: Searching for Answers in the Middle East

Dear Friend, In an unprecedented year when much of the world has been quarantined, you are reaching many lives with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Every hour of the day, searching hearts visit the Search for Jesus sites of BGEA’s internet ministry. Thank you for your support of this vital outreach. During the days of …

‘Sitting Quietly with God’: A Reflection from Will Graham

Do you ever just sit still, with no distractions except your thoughts? It’s one way to truly know God and experience the peace He gives, says Will Graham, vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. In sitting quietly with God, “You’ll find the stress of the world diminishing in the hopeful peace of the One who saves,” Graham wrote …

‘God Always Has a Plan’: Encouragement from Will Graham

2020 has been a year for the books, and these uncertain times may have you worried. Yet, even when life gets difficult or shaky—God is unmoved. “It’s been an unusual year,” Will Graham recently told visitors at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove. “But it’s been one of the greatest years of ministry that …

Newsletter: An update from Will Graham

Dear Friend, I just want to say thank you. In the midst of the coronavirus and uncertainty, with an incredible amount of unrest around us, you make the continued proclamation of the Gospel possible. In writing this letter, I have to be candid with you. As I watch what is happening around the world, it’s …

Anne Graham Lotz: God’s Antidote to Loneliness

The pandemic that struck our world put us in lockdown and confined us to our homes. Our excursions were limited, and when we did venture out, we wore masks and kept a 6-foot social distance from others. But what we’ve discovered is that while we’ve been protecting ourselves and others from a deadly virus, many …

Sharing Your Faith 101

Maybe you’re afraid to share your faith because you don’t know what to say. Or maybe you’re sharing the Gospel but nothing is happening; people aren’t committing their lives to Christ. Are you doing something wrong? You can’t open someone’s heart to the truth of the Gospel—but God can, by His Spirit. The Apostle Paul …

Will Graham: Live by Faith, Not by Sight

I must admit that I became fearful in the early days of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. What had been a life-and-death issue in other countries began making its way into the United States, and suddenly news reports were inundated with stories of pain, sorrow and loss: semi-trucks as makeshift morgues, first-person accounts of the horrors …

Summer Soul Refresher: God Is Constant

Each summer, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association runs a series of spiritual growth articles we call the Summer Soul Refresher. This year, we’re taking a look at five aspects of intentional living. This is part 1.  See how our understanding of God’s unchanging character helps set the foundation for a purposeful life. Jesus Christ is the same …

‘We Can Settle This Once and Forever’: A Life-Changing Online Chat

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, people have been turning to the internet for answers to spiritual questions that suddenly seem more pressing. At the onset of the crisis, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s online ministry Search for Jesus (SFJ) created new Christ-centred web pages to point people to hope in the midst of the pandemic. These pages …

Will Graham: Finding Focus During a Pandemic

(Photo above): Will Graham, vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. How has the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine affected you? Perhaps when it began you were fearful, and then confused, and now frustrated. Maybe you know somebody—or multiple people—who have been gravely ill or even died from this terrible virus. Perhaps you’ve been so …

Biblical Encouragement for Healthcare Professionals Treating COVID-19

“I will extol You, my God, O King, and I will bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you. And I will praise Your name forever and ever.” —Psalm 145:1-2 Anika Magwood, now a retired nurse of 30 years, remembers her faith being shaken after a little boy died in her …