Religion

The Tree Stump Prayer: When Billy Graham Overcame Doubt

Billy Graham preached at Forest Home in the early days of his ministry. On a daily basis I’m blessed with memories and stories of the many ways God chose to use my grandfather to reach people around the world over the course of many decades. Nearly everywhere I go people stop to tell me about …

VIDEO: How Will Graham Preached in a Pandemic

“I looked back and recognised I was in a cult for 15 years.” Michael Austin spent most of his 20s and 30s in a Hindu meditation cult, worshiping an Indian guru. He thought he found the spiritual truth he was searching for—only to discover it was a lie. This is the first part of his …

‘This Is the Truth I Was Looking for’: Syrian Man Gives Life to Christ Online

As a Syrian man in his early 50s, Tamer* has watched more than one terrorist group rule his area of the country. Is peace even possible? he wondered. In his search for answers, Tamer came across the Salam Maa Allah Facebook page, part of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s (BGEA’s) Arabic ministry. There, he could read posts in …

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 …

Science and Religion

The fact of the matter is that science and faith complement each other, and there is no conflict between true science and true religion. Together they give the best foundation for wholesome faith and courage for daily living. When Galileo, the father of modern science, discovered that the earth revolved, instead of the sun moving …

Change Yourself, Change the World

I do not quarrel with Karl Marx’s statement that “religion is the opiate of the people.” I never try to defend religion. Religion has spawned wars. Many so-called religious people have been characterized by prejudice, pride, bickering, and even tolerance for slavery. However, I would call you to a simple faith in Jesus, who said, …

Religious Freedom

On this Independence Day we should be on our knees thanking God for all He has given us. The United States is a country in which everyone has an equal opportunity. Thank God for a country where there is no caste or class to keep a man from going to the top. If a man …