Missions & Service

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?”

Bahamians’ Response to Hurricane Dorian Encourages Billy Graham Chaplain

A week after Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas for nearly two days, distraught families were still looking for loved ones while others were leaving their communities to take refuge elsewhere. On the ground in the Bahamas, Kevin Williams has met numerous people who lost family members or are still searching for them after Dorian, the …

Billy Graham Chaplains Deploy to Devastated Bahamas, Florida Shelters

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) has deployed to offer emotional and spiritual care to hurting residents in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm to ever hit the islands. The monstrous hurricane hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 on Sunday, and hovered over northwestern islands with strong winds …

Hurricane Dorian: Billy Graham Chaplains Prepared to Respond

Millions across the Southeast are keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Dorian after the storm made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 on Sunday afternoon, killing at least seven people. While Dorian pounded the northwestern Bahamas for over 36 hours, life-threatening storm surges are possible as the storm slowly moves across Florida’s east …

[Scotland] You could Become a Spiritual Superpower

“[Scotland] You Could Become a Spiritual Superpower” Many Scots remember Billy Graham and his 1955 All Scotland Mission in Glasgow with real affection. Several decades later, they welcomed him back as if he were a long-lost son. Civic leaders of all shares of political loyalty publicly associated themselves with SCOTLAND 91, which was centred on …