Billy Graham

Christian Post Guest Columnist

How to Overcome a Divisive Divorce

Q: Our marriage finally ended after 18 years. The sad thing is, our two children (both teenagers) are taking opposite sides, with our son sticking up for his dad and our daughter taking my side. I hate this. Is there any way to overcome it?

Like Father, Like Son?

Q: My late father was mostly in prison when I was growing up, and the one thing I always said was that I'd never end up like he did. But now ...

Do We Need God to Be Good?

Q: The kindest, most thoughtful person I know says she's an atheist and doesn't even believe in God. I always thought we needed to believe in God before we'd behave like she does, but I guess this isn't necessarily true, is it?

Can God Forgive a Murderer?

Q: I'm in prison because I got angry and killed someone, and I'm haunted by guilt. Someone told me that Jesus forgave a murderer once, but when I challenged him to prove it he couldn't find it in the Bible. I wish I could believe God will forgive me, but I can't.

How to Reconnect With Your Children

Q: I admit that not seeing my three children after I divorced and moved away didn't bother me much. But over 20 years have passed and now they're married and having children, and suddenly I'd love to reconnect with them.

How to Share Christ with a Dying Parent

Q: My father has always been a very strong, independent person, and I think that's why he never felt any need for God or Jesus. But now he's got terminal cancer, and I'm very worried about his spiritual condition. Should I say something to him?

Is God Interested in Animal Care?

Q: Our daughter is very tender-hearted toward animals, and recently became a volunteer at our local animal shelter. A: Yes, let me assure you that God is concerned about our care of every part of His creation - including the animals.

Do Prayers Have to Be 'Perfect'?

I'm having a hard time learning to pray on my own. I even worry if it's wrong to try praying in our own words, because we might say something wrong and offend God. Is this a danger?