Salvation

Evidence of God Moving Ahead of Mountain State Celebration

Will Graham will share the Gospel with West Virginians Friday through Sunday (July 23-25) during the Mountain State Celebration. A hand shot up from the crowd as Roy Graham spoke at an event for the upcoming Mountain State Celebration with Will Graham in West Virginia. At the urging of a local pastor, Roy Graham—Will Graham’s brother—paused to …

Will Graham: Living a Good Life Will Not Bring People to Christ

proclaim: (verb) – to declare publicly; announce Will Graham recently spoke to staff at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association about proclamation evangelism. That is, literally telling people about Jesus. Read part of his message below. You can also get Will Graham’s devotions delivered to your inbox each Wednesday. When we talk about the power of proclamation evangelism, not …

Will Graham: Repentance—A Radical Change of Life

One of the most incredible aspects of the great moves of God throughout history is that large numbers of people are radically changed. They turn away from sin and go in a whole new direction with God. This turning is called repentance. As an evangelist, I’ve been blessed with a front-row seat as tens of …

Billy Graham Trivia: What Well-Known Publication Vowed to Support His Ministry?

Q: What well-known publication vowed to support Billy Graham through its coverage early in his ministry career? A: TIME magazine, under the leadership of Henry R. Luce. On 25th October 1954, Billy Graham made his first of many appearances on the cover of TIME magazine with the publication calling him, “The best-known, most talked-about Christian …

‘Something Caught My Heart’: Stories From the Billy Graham Prayer Line

The Billy Graham Prayer Line has received more than half a million calls since it started in March 2020. Callers who need prayer or have spiritual questions are met with kind words, prayer and Scripture from trained staff and volunteers. One caller had never heard of Jesus except as a curse word. Another man called …

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 …