Salvation

An Encounter at the Cross That ‘Changed Everything’

Allison Haase and her husband, Chris, at the Billy Graham Library on February 23, 2019. Allison later posted on Instagram about her “wake-up call,” sharing, “I had an encounter at the cross that changed everything.”   Allison Haase put it all out there, bearing her deepest burdens and greatest joy on Instagram. The wife and …

COVID Hospital Patient Puts Her Faith in Christ

Crisis-trained chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are offering prayer at Samaritan’s Purse field hospitals in Los Angeles County, California, and Lenoir, North Carolina. They’re praying with patients, staff and volunteers during a scary, exhausting time for many. Chaplain Damaris Scalzi recently shared how one COVID-19 patient came to know Christ at the California field …

Minneapolis National Guard Soldier Surrenders Life to Christ

PHOTO: Rapid Response Team chaplains David Barlow (left) and Andrew Donawa (right) give Minnesota National Guard soldier Taylor Hart a Billy Graham Training Center Bible after she made a decision for Christ. Following George Floyd’s death, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) has been offering a ministry of presence in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Crisis-trained chaplains also are …

VIDEO: “The Cross” (2020)

Billy Graham, in one of his final recordings, brings a timeless message of hope and redemption in Jesus Christ. “With all my heart, I want to leave you with the truth that He loves you and wants to forgive you of your sins.” – Billy Graham The 30-minute film, produced by the Billy Graham Evangelistic …

Franklin Graham Festival Shines Light of Christ Over Cambodia’s Dark Past

The two-day Love Phnom Penh Festival with Franklin Graham wrapped up Sunday night. In total, 23,000 people heard the Good News and 1,700 began a new life with Christ in Cambodia’s capital. In addition, 9,500 people from 45 countries watched the online live stream, with 120 indicating a decision for Christ. From 1975 to 1979, …

7 Lives Changed at Billy Graham’s Los Angeles Crusade

The end of September was the start of something new—for Billy Graham and for the more than 350,000 people who attended the 1949 Los Angeles Crusade. The young evangelist began an eight-week evangelistic campaign that would propel him into the national spotlight. The unprecedented meetings laid the groundwork for Mr. Graham to share the Gospel …

Communion: Will Graham Shares How He Surrendered His Life to Christ

“For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father.” — Ephesians 2:18 I can remember the exact moment when I realised that there was something different about my grandfather. I was in elementary school, and one of the teachers put her hands on my shoulders and told another teacher, “This is …

Will Graham Preaches Christ at First BGEA Event in Albania

Will Graham made history Friday in Tirana, Albania. For the first time ever, an evangelist from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association shared the Gospel in this former communist country. The “Festim Shprese me” or Celebration of Hope with Will Graham was held at the Palace of Congress in the nation’s capital city. >> Watch a replay of the Albania Celebration …

Phone Call Leaves Telemarketer with a Heavenly Commission

When Jeanne Balshem answered a call from a telemarketer, she had no idea it was a divine appointment from God. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association employee listened patiently to the caller’s sales pitch but also obeyed the Holy Spirit’s leading and made her own presentation for Christ. Jeanne Balshem isn’t like most people. When she sees an …

Salvation Through Trust

One day God spoke to Noah about the wickedness of the human race. The actions of men and women grieved Him to the heart. God said that He intended to send a flood that would destroy mankind, and He told Noah to build an ark to save his household and the animals. The Bible says …

Need For Inner Change

The world says that all we need to do is be decent, respectable, and reasonable. True, that is all one needs to do to be a member of the Great Society, but to be a member of the Kingdom of God, there must be an inner change. A Communist in Hyde Park, London, pointed to …