Persecution

UK Tour Update: BGEA Mounts Legal Challenge to Venue Cancellations in Wales and Sheffield

With Franklin Graham’s UK Tour just three months away, the evangelistic outreach is being actively opposed by groups who disagree with Graham’s Bible-based beliefs. The one-day tour stops will feature live music and a message of hope, but in recent weeks, all eight venues scheduled to host these events have said they’re cancelling their contracts. …

‘There’s Going to Be Revival’: Thousands Attend Guåhan Festival of Hope

It’s said that America’s day begins in Guam. On Sunday, that day ended focused on Jesus for 5,500 people gathered to hear a message of God’s love during the one-day Guåhan Festival of Hope with Franklin Graham. A U.S. island territory in Micronesia, Guam is situated west of the International Date Line. That means a …

Glasgow Demonstration Sends Message to Local Leaders

On 15th February, the Scottish Family Party led a peaceful demonstration in front of the historic Glasgow City Chambers to protest a local venue that says it’s backing out of hosting Franklin Graham’s UK Tour. Glasgow is scheduled to be the first stop on the eight-city tour, but in recent weeks, all eight venues—including those …

Glasgow court orders expedited treatment for Rev. Franklin Graham’s case

Scottish Event Campus required to file an answer for the unlawful cancellation of contract within 7 days. Glasgow, Feb. 20, 2020—A Scottish court has recognised the importance and the urgency of resolving a dispute relating to the Scottish Event Campus’s cancellation of its contract with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association by ordering expedited treatment of …

Franklin Graham Shares His Father’s Heart for the UK

It was 1954. About 150 journalists and photographers crowded Central Hall Westminster, eager to hear what this evangelist named Billy Graham had to say. Opposition to his planned London Crusade was thick. Did this North Carolina farm boy come to meddle in the government? What was his agenda anyway? “I have come to preach Christ,” …

Despite Controversy in the UK, Graham Tour Moves Forward

Although multiple venues have said that they’ve cancelled with Franklin Graham’s upcoming Graham Tour in Scotland and England this spring, the opposition is not deterring him from sharing the Good News with the United Kingdom. Instead, Franklin Graham still plans to boldly proclaim the Good News and has asked believers to pray about these evangelistic …

UK Tour Supporters Take to Social Media

Photo: Hundreds asked Jesus Christ into their lives during Franklin Graham’s Festival in Blackpool, England, in September 2018. “Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man! Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great …

The Forgotten Freedom in the Women’s Rights Movement

The notion of a women’s rights movement that overlooks the right to religious freedom is a futile one. Too bad that’s exactly what’s happening within the international female equality movement. UN Women, the United Nations’ agency focused on gender equality, spent $315 million during their 2015-2016 fiscal year on resources to empower women and girls …

Standing Firm

Daniel and his companions were tempted to forsake their godly heritage, but they refused. They even faced a fiery furnace rather than compromise. God honored their faith and mightily used them. Moses was surrounded by the luxury and godlessness of the Egyptian court, but cast in his lot with his own people. Lot lived in …

The Secret of Contentment

Jesus told His disciples that the world would hate them. They would be “as sheep in the midst of wolves.” They would be arrested, scourged, and brought before governors and kings. Even their loved ones would persecute them. As the world hated and persecuted Him, so it would treat His servants. Thousands of Christians have …