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Pride Month: Balancing Truth and Grace

A recent Gallup poll concluded that more than one in five Generation Z adults identify as LGBTQ. But how does this align with the Bible? “There is no space for compromise on the topic of homosexuality when it comes to those who believe in Jesus Christ,” said Cissie Graham Lynch on her latest Fearless podcast episode. “It …

7 Life Lessons Billy Graham Learnt From His Mother

“The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness and industry.” —Billy Graham Here are seven lessons Billy Graham learnt from his mother, Morrow, who passed away in 1981—37 years before her beloved son. …

40 Years Later, Birmingham Man Prays For More Souls To Be Saved

  “Come on, let’s go!”’ Ten-year-old Nathaniel and six-year-old Michelle grabbed their parents’ hands and pulled them toward the stairs. Billy Graham had just invited the crowd in Birmingham’s Villa Park to publicly respond to the Gospel message, and people were streaming down on to the field to pray with a volunteer counsellor. Nathaniel and …

7 Years Later: How an Online Discipleship Course Left ‘a Lasting Impact’

Seven years ago, 21-year-old Micah was struggling in her faith. “This can’t happen to me. This is impossible,” she thought. The young woman from the Bahamas had known and loved Jesus Christ from an early age, but suddenly found herself doubting Him. “I questioned everything,” she said. Looking back, she thinks perhaps doubt creeped in when …

BGEA Hosts Hispanic NextGen Gathering

The increasing opposition to Biblical values and deterioration of traditional social structures leaves many practicing Christians wondering: What can the church do to help the next generation come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour? At the invitation of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), a group of ministry leaders that work with …

What Is Screen Time Costing You?

  How much of our lives have we already spent in front of a screen? Some of that time is unavoidable, since many of our jobs, finances, and responsibilities are conducted online. But how many more hours—or days or even years—have we given over to social media, entertainment, and games? On the latest episode of …

The University of Life

Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.” He can give you peace and joy. Billy Graham explains more in this 1985 message from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   GIVE TO WHERE MOST NEEDED I want to reach the world with the Good News by equipping the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association UK with resources—including personnel, materials, support …

Does the Bible Value Women?

In Bible times, Jewish women were treated as second-class citizens. And under Roman law, women weren’t even considered citizens or given legal rights. Popular Greek philosophers—who dominated thought in Jewish culture—marginalized women, with some even calling them dangerous. Men could commit adultery while others turned a blind eye, while women who did such could be …

Racism, Reconciliation, and the Church’s Response

What does racial reconciliation look like from a Biblical perspective? How can the church respond to this issue that seems to permeate every aspect of today’s society? “We can’t ignore what’s happening in our culture, and we’re going to have to talk about it in the church,” Cissie Graham Lynch said on this week’s episode of …

A Spiritual Staycation: 5 Biblical Tips for Finding Rest

“Nothing can calm our souls more or better prepare us for life’s challenges than time spent alone with God.” —Billy Graham Rest is a Biblical concept. God did it. Jesus did, too, during His time here on earth. And so should we. Whether you have a few moments or a few days to spare, consider …

Mother Graham’s Chicken Salad Sandwich

The chicken salad croissant at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina, is popular with guests. Share this scrumptious dish with family and friends. Mother Graham’s Chicken Salad Sandwich 1 1/4 lb. boneless chopped chicken 1/2 cup celery 1/2 cup grapes 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup chopped white onion 3/4 cup poppy seed …

Franklin Graham: We Can Still Give Thanks

2020. A year like no other we’ve experienced. We’ve had a pandemic. We have been locked down like never before. We’ve seen incredible destruction from storms, fires, and flooding. … But in the midst of this trying year, there is no better time than now to turn our hearts toward God, who is with us …