Searching for Peace? Spend Time with God

Whether manoeuvring COVID-19 restrictions, a serious illness or natural disaster, some people simply remain peaceful – in all circumstances. Others wonder how that’s even possible. After all, many of us experience anxiety and fear when our world is shaken. It’s possible to have that kind of assurance – to know you’ll be OK when the storms…

Lebanese Woman Reeling from Explosion: ‘God Led Me to You’

As the world watched the horrific aftermath of the explosions in Beirut, Lebanon, a woman contacted Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s (BGEA’s) Arabic Facebook page to ask for prayer. The page is part of BGEA’s internet evangelism ministry Search for Jesus, which operates in six languages, including Arabic. As Dana and the volunteer chatted back and forth, Dana shared that…

Questioning Your Parenting Skills?

If you’ve ever felt unequipped or at a total loss on how to handle your kids, be assured you’re in good company. Over the decades, mums and dads wrote to Billy Graham asking for spiritual guidance on dealing with family situations. “Parenting is the most important responsibility most of us will ever face, and none…

Lebanese Pastor Shares 5 Prayer Requests After Explosion

Anger. Stress. Hopelessness. The Lebanese people were grappling with these feelings even before a huge explosion shook their capital city last Tuesday. Between ongoing economic issues and political tensions, this tragedy is now another burden the tiny country has to bear. “There is shock and devastation everywhere,” Milad Dagher told the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) after…

Franklin Graham: ‘God Is Working Mightily in the Middle East’

Beirut was recently shaken by a deadly explosion that rocked all of Lebanon. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has ministered in Lebanon and throughout the Middle East for years, most recently through its online evangelism outreach in Arabic. Read more about this ministry: In June of this year, more than 191,000 people explored the Gospel through SalamMaaAllah.net (translated…

Sharing Christ with People Who Aren’t Like You

Race, homosexuality, addiction and abuse – all hot button issues with plenty of opportunities to air personal views about them, especially online. From July 24-25, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s internet evangelism team, Search for Jesus, held a Virtual Summit for about 1,200 of its trained online volunteers around the globe. The common thread weaving the…

Will Graham Answers Questions from BGEA Volunteers

Like many around the world, Will Graham is getting pretty comfortable with livestreams. With COVID-19 postponing many of his in-person events, the evangelist has preached messages about Good Friday, Independence Day in the U.S. and more to an international audience through the internet. Last week, Graham joined another livestream: a virtual conference for about 1,200 volunteers who serve…

How Christians Can Fight Depression

Of all the distressing events Australian and New Zealand people have endured over the past five decades, this is the year when happiness is at an all-time low. And Christians aren’t exempt from this pain. In your circle, well-meaning friends might underestimate your emotional pain. “Just pray and read your Bible,” they may say. But what if you…