Missions & Service

Billy Graham’s Ministry to the Military

From the frontlines to field hospitals, Billy Graham told servicemen and women—facing the daily reality of death—about the peace they could experience through Christ. Do you fear death? Put your life in God’s hands. Want to read Billy’s daily devotions every day? Download the BGEA Mobile App Cissie Graham Lynch: Trusting God With the Election …

5 Moments Billy Graham’s Personal Assistant Will Never Forget

An unexpected opportunity turned into the honour of a lifetime for Maury Scobee, who spent four decades working as a personal assistant for Billy Graham and his family. After Mr. Graham’s passing in February 2018, Scobee moved into a ministry ambassador role with the Billy Graham Library. This week, Scobee will enter a new phase: retirement. His …

Chaplains deploy to Birmingham after tragic stabbings

Earlier this month, a fatal stabbing shocked the city of Birmingham. One person died and seven were injured. Chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) deployed to the city, offering spiritual and emotional care to those affected. Even during the current COVID-19 situation, crisis-trained chaplains stood on the streets of Birmingham to share …

Standing Strong in the Storm

Which way would we turn if the country in which we live were suddenly wrecked and all the props gone? As a whole, our nation does not know what privation is. We do not know what sacrifice is. We do not know what suffering is. Suppose persecution were to come to the church in America, …

Summer Soul Refresher: How to Create Community

Every summer, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association runs a series of spiritual growth articles called the Summer Soul Refresher. This year focuses on five aspects of intentional living. This is part 2. Read part 1 here. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. —1 John 4:11 (ESV) While creating community may look …

‘Powerful Moment’ of Healing with COVID-19 Patient in Italy

(Photo above): Billy Graham chaplain Damaris Scalzi prays for COVID-19 patients and Samaritan’s Purse medical staff while on deployment with her husband, Jason, in Cremona, Italy. (Photo: Kim Rowland) He had been a healthy athlete, a runner. All that changed when Luca* was diagnosed with COVID-19, which has put the entire globe in a tailspin …

‘Politics Today’ TV Show Addresses Threat to Religious Freedom in UK

Simon Barrett (left) of Britain’s Politics Today led a discussion on the upcoming Graham Tour UK.  Franklin Graham has crossed the globe countless times, telling people about Jesus. His plan to do the same in the United Kingdom has made its way into heated headlines, many pointing to the controversy it’s become. While some groups say Graham …

UK Chaplains Deploying to Flood-Hit South Wales

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are deploying to offer emotional, spiritual and practical support to the community of Pontypridd in South Wales after being hit by severe flooding. Devastating floods have swept the country as a result of unprecedented rainfall from Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis. Four people have been killed by the …

Rapid Response Team Ministering in the Midst of Deadly Australia Bushfires

As bushfires rage through Australia—threatening the lives of residents and first responders—Billy Graham chaplains are offering emotional and spiritual care. Here, firefighters pull a water hose after putting out a spot fire near Moruya, Australia. Since late September, Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) chaplains have been ministering to Australian communities facing one of the country’s worst …

Search For Jesus: Sowing the seeds of the Gospel in a digital age

The ‘Searching for Jesus Tour’ drew Christians across the UK to hear an encouraging message about how they can be a part of what God is doing around the world through the BGEA Internet Evangelism ministry. Hosted by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), each evening featured worship led by UK artist Philippa Hanna, followed …

Look to seek and serve God during your retirement years

“For years I looked forward to my retirement, and I did all the right things to prepare for it financially. Well, I’ve been retired about a year now, and to be honest I’m really bored. I guess money isn’t the whole story, is it?”