In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
Blackpool Transport removed promotions for the event, after social media pressure from LGBT groups. “I am not coming to preach hate, I’m here to preach about Jesus”, Graham said.
Several Christian organisations and churches criticize the President’s “zero tolerance” crackdown on migrants crossing the border.
Comparing Michael Curry and Franklin Graham.
More than 1,900 people “made a decision for Christ” in the event organised by Portuguese evangelical churches and evangelist Franklin Graham.
Passengers were travelling to a church meeting in the port city of Mahajanga. Most of them were local volunteer teachers for Christian program Operation Christmas Child.
“As Christians, we have a historic call expressed over two thousand years, to serve the suffering”. Signatories include Timothy and Cathy Keller, Ed Stetzer, Max Lucado and Bill and Lynne Hybels.
“Compassion and security are not mutually exclusive”, Tim Breene, CEO of World Relief said. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham and other evangelical leaders support Trump.
At least 2 people died in Haiti and 4 in the Dominican Republic, thousands displaced. Christian charities are working in Haiti. Two million people urged to evacuate in several US states.
The regime claims Billy Graham told a North Korean newspaper Kim Il Sung was “God” who “rules the human world.” Voice of the Martyrs says the controversy is an example of why religious figures should not travel to the isolated country.
John Piper, Franklin Graham, Albert Mohler, George O. Wood, Russell Moore and many others show their deep sorrow, and ask Christians to “keep perspective.”
Preacher announced on his Facebook page that the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will change banks after Well Fargo’s recent pro-lesbian advertising campaign.
The event gathered more than 25,000 people over two days. In a festive atmosphere, the gospel was preached, and more than 1,700 people made a decision for Christ.
About 1,700 people took a decision for Christ in 'Festival de la Esperanza', an evangelistic effort which united more than 200 churches in Barcelona (Spain). Photos: Gabriela Pérez, MGala, BGEA.
Preacher said ISIS soldiers had merely been following the precepts of the Quran as they killed 21 Coptic Christians in Libya.
“Politicians are not going to be able to answer the questions that the world is facing today”, Graham told Evangelical Focus. The evangelist introduced Festival of Hope in Spain and talked about secularised European societies.
Franklin Graham talks to Evangelical Focus about the upcoming Festival of Hope in Barcelona, the impact of the gospel in secularized Europe and Barack Obama´s migration reform.