Hope

Chaplains Share Light of Christ in Hainault

After a deadly sword attack killed a 14-year-old boy and injured four others on 30 April, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) deployed four crisis-trained chaplains to Hainault, London, to minister to this hurting community. Giselle* was one of the London Underground staff working in the surrounding area covering Hainault’s station on 1 May. …

Finding ‘Real Freedom’ in Porto

On April 25, bright red flowers could be seen nearly everywhere in Porto, Portugal, as people remembered the 50th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution, a peaceful coup that freed the country from dictatorship. The next evening, Will Graham addressed a crowd of over 6,000 people gathered for the Celebration of Hope in Porto’s Super Bock Arena. …

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 …

‘A Shock of Hope’ Hits Frontera Tour Finale

Maria* has prayed for this day for a long time. Her 18-year-old son, Sam,* had been living a life for himself. But on Saturday, he agreed to make the 40-minute drive with her from their home in Santee, California, to Chula Vista for the God Loves You Frontera Tour. There, he heard Franklin Graham preach …

‘I Need to Repent’: Many in Yuma Turn to God

Before the start of the ninth stop of the 10-city God Loves You Frontera Tour, Galilea Martinez snapped selfies with family and friends to mark the occasion in Yuma, Arizona. “No artists come here,” 21-year-old Martinez said, referencing her city along the U.S.-Mexico border. “We’re hoping to get hyped up!” she exclaimed, ready to worship …

‘A Great Moment for Tucson’

It was 10 p.m. on 31 Oct. 2021, and Gabriel Ulloa knew something was very wrong. “It was horrible,” he said. “I couldn’t feel my right side.” Gabriel rushed to a Tucson, Arizona, hospital and was suffering from two mini-strokes. But the pain, the numbness, everything was so awful, he wondered if this nightmare was …

‘There’s Never Been Something Like This in Presidio’

If you walk down the main street of Presidio, Texas, it won’t take long for you to notice the silence and emptiness. The single-story, neutral-coloured homes and businesses almost blend in with the colours of the dusty streets and the surrounding desert. The monotony is broken only by the occasional sound of a vehicle or …

Finding Big Faith in the Lone Star State

The Texas border town of Del Rio doesn’t usually host large events. Residents often have to drive two-and-a-half hours to San Antonio. So when the God Loves You Frontera Tour stopped at Del Rio High Thursday night, many were excited and grateful. Altogether, around 4,600 people came to hear some Good News—and that’s exactly what Franklin Graham …

Delivering Good News for Eagle Pass

Camilla* came with a friend to Eagle Pass, Texas, from nearby Crystal City. Both were looking for a change in their lives. When Franklin Graham gave an invitation at the fourth stop of the God Loves You Frontera Tour to pray for forgiveness and receive salvation through Jesus Christ, the two were among the first …

‘You May Never Have Another Chance Like This’

The Sames Auto Arena began filling up just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, shortly after the workday had ended in Laredo, Texas. Once settled, the crowd of 6,900 heard the Gospel shared through music and a message from Franklin Graham on the third stop of the God Loves You Frontera Tour. “The Bible says today …

‘God Changes Things’ in McAllen, Texas

Excitement filled the air as 6,750 people crowded into Payne Arena in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. The venue was abuzz with lively chatter in English and Spanish as those in attendance waited for the second night of the 10-stop God Loves You Frontera Tour. Marcus and Maranda Cruz—along with their three young boys—found their seats as …