A number of LGBT activists counter protested a prayer rally organized by leading conservative evangelist Franklin Graham outside California's state capitol in Sacramento Thursday.
Graham, who is the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, has been traveling state to state this election season to hold prayer rallies outside of state capitol buildings to encourage Christians to pray for the nation's forgiveness and to get involved in local politics.
Christians should be open with God about their feelings and ultimately trust in His plan for them, the Rev. Billy Graham advises in response to those who feel that God isn't solving their problems quickly enough.
The 97-year-old Baptist minister was responding to a question published in the Kansas City Star Wednesday that read, in part: "I'm kind of angry at God because he doesn't seem to be doing anything about my problems. What would happen to me if I told him?"
In his response, Graham encourages Christians to present their true feelings to God openly, saying that He already knows all of our thoughts and emotions anyway. more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham is responding to the news that Islamic terrorists killed 70 Pakistani Christians, mostly women and children, on Easter Sunday in Lahore by stating that the world will not bow down to Islam; but instead "every knee" will bow to Jesus.
"As Christians we know that when death comes to someone who has trusted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, we are ushered into the presence of our Heavenly Father and will live for eternity in His presence. The grave has no hold on the believer," Graham said in a Facebook message.
Graham, who leads the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, noted that Islamic terrorists have taken responsibility for the suicide bomb attack, with the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group, which splintered from the Taliban, revealing that it specifically targeted Christians. more >>
Christians should stop doubting God and be thankful for what He's done, the Rev. Billy Graham wrote in a recent post.
In a March 25 post for the Kansas City Star, the evangelical leader explains that although Christians may have their doubt in Jesus and His ability to rise from the dead, they should "Lay [their] doubts at the foot of the cross, and ask God to help [them] see Jesus as he really is."
The Baptist minister points specifically to John 20:29, where Thomas' doubts about Jesus are gone once he sees the Risen Lord. more >>
Christians can learn a lesson from the story of Jesus' crucifixion and the role of Pontius Pilate, the Rev. Billy Graham said in a recent post.
Graham, 97, said in a post for the Kansas City Star that Christians must be aware of the pressures felt by Pontius Pilate when he chose to crucify Jesus.
The evangelical leader explains that although Pilate personally thought Jesus was innocent, he gave into cultural pressure and ultimately turned Christ over to the soldiers to be crucified. more >>
Jesus' death and resurrection made the cross an important Christian symbol, evangelical leader the Rev. Billy Graham explains ahead of Good Friday.
Graham's elaborates on the significance of the cross in response to a question published in the Kansas City Star that asked:
I am a foreign student here, but I do not come from a Christian country. I am curious about your religion. Why do churches have a cross on top of them, and why do some people wear a cross? What does it mean? — R.V. more >>