Evangelist Billy Graham's possible final message to America premiered last night on Fox News, while the global preacher hosted family and friends at his home in Asheville, N.C., to celebrate his 95th birthday. After its debut last night, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association made his "The Cross" message available for free viewing online.
The 30-minute program features a salvation message from Graham, who shares how his heart has been broken for America because he feels that the country is in need of a revival.
"Our country's in great need of a spiritual awakening," says Graham in "The Cross" video. "There have been times that I've wept as I've gone from city to city and I've seen how far people have wandered from God." more >>
More than 20,000 people have been invited into homes, businesses, and high school locker rooms in the North Texas area by members of Prestonwood Baptist Church to hear the Gospel message as presented by Billy Graham and his ministry association in an inspiring video shown during this entire week, which included the iconic preacher's birthday celebration on Thursday.
Prestonwood Pastor Jack Graham (no blood relation to Billy Graham) told The Christian Post that this aggressive, 6-month campaign in which he and his staff enlisted hosts from the Dallas-area congregations at three locations to share Graham's My Hope America video "Defining Moments" is not over.
"This is house-to-house witness and evangelism, book of Acts style," Graham explained. "We pray that it's not just a moment, but truly a movement in our church and we are asking God to send revival through our community as a result of this aggressive, proactive intentional sharing of Christ and the Gospel." more >>
Franklin Graham urges Christians to fulfill the Great Commission by telling their social media contacts to watch "The Cross."
Franklin Graham in his post, 'Go Around the World Digitally' writes:
I'd like to challenge you with the following verse and thought: more >>
Billy Graham celebrates his 95th birthday today, and in honor of Christianity's best-known evangelist of modern times, here are 5 of his greatest sermons beginning in the 50s.
1) Who is Jesus? (80s)
Updated at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
Flanked by political figure Sarah Palin and real estate billionaire Donald Trump, global Christian icon Rev. Billy Graham revealed why he "wept for America" in what was billed as his final sermon to the nation at his 95th birthday celebration in North Carolina Thursday night.
"Our country's in great need of a spiritual awakening," Graham said in the pre-recorded half hour sermon billed My Hope America aired nationally on Fox News Channel and at his birthday celebration Thursday night. "There have been times that I've wept as I've gone from city to city and I've seen how far people have wandered from God." more >>
The Rev. Billy Graham, born Nov. 7, 1918, celebrates his 95th birthday Thursday, and is marking the special day with a nationally televised program called "The Cross" and a gathering of about 800 people, including singer Michael W. Smith and businessman Donald Trump, at his Asheville, N.C., home.
Graham has said that his Gospel message airing Nov. 7 on Fox News, TBN, God TV and several other cable networks, may very well be his last one to the American public.
"I've recently prepared what may well be my last message to our nation. I have prayed a great deal about this," Graham has shared. more >>