Since Rev. Franklin Graham knows that many Christians feel that they don't have good options this presidential election season, he's advising that they support the candidate most likely to listen to their concerns.
"You're just going to have to ask yourself which of the two [presumptive nominees] do you think we as Christians will at least have a voice with?" the evangelist said to a crowd of about 5,000 assembled on the Capitol grounds in Olympia, Washington on Wednesday as part of his "Decision America" tour, according to The Seattle Times.
While Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, has made it clear that he has "zero faith" in either the Democratic or Republican parties, he encouraged attendees to vote, despite their disdain for either of the presumptive major party presidential candidates. more >>
God's invisibility does not prevent anyone from forming a close relationship with Him, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
In a column published in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, the world-renowned evangelical leader and founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, explained that God does not have a physical identity because He is a spiritual being, but such a truth should not stop people from forming communicating with Him and depending on him for guidance.
"The Bible doesn't tell us what God looks like — because He is invisible. And the reason we can't see Him is because he is a spiritual being — that is, He has no body or face or other physical form. That doesn't mean He isn't real, because He is," the evangelical leader explains. more >>
Non-believers and believers alike are increasingly concerned about how the world will end, but those who put their faith in Christ need not worry, says the Rev. Billy Graham.
While tracking world events and keeping watch for indications of Christ's return might help to offset growing anxieties, famed evangelist Billy Graham offers the best solution to be prepared for any End Times scenario.
Although we aren't able to change our past, we as Christians can always change our future through a relationship with Christ, the Rev. Billy Graham writes.
Graham, founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, wrote in a recent blog post for the Kansas City Star that although we cannot change our past, we have the opportunity to improve ourselves in the future, and we shouldn't allow our poor past choices to stop us from forming a relationship with God.
Graham explains that while "bad decisions always have bad consequences," you can change your future with God's help. more >>
God has the ability to speak to those who believe in Him, even if it's not through an audible voice, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
Graham, founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, says in his "My Answers" question-and-answer column on the organization's website that God can communicate in a variety of ways, including through prayer, the church community, and the Bible.
In response to a question about whether or not God will speak verbally to His followers, Graham explains that while it is possible for God to speak to someone in an audible voice, it's typically "a deep inner conviction about God's will." more >>
Christians should see those who are negative and critical through God's eyes of compassion and love, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
Graham, the world-renowned evangelical leader and founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, wrote in a question-and-answer advice column published in the Kansas City Star that Christians shouldn't allow negative people to poison there souls by offering them love and compassion, just as Jesus would.
While it can be "hard to be around [negative people] or keep them from getting under our skin," Christians must take the high road and avoid allowing critical people from "[poisoning] your own soul," the religious leader writes. more >>