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Study: With evangelism, small things matterNASHVILLE (BP) -- Small churches can make a difference by sticking to the basics, according to a study released today (Aug. 28). The study identifies at least 13 effective ways small churches can attract and retain more new converts, including many practices churches have used for years. Read More
Franklin Graham Decision tour targets small-town Tenn.CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) -- It’s not often an evangelist with the following of Billy Graham’s son Franklin hosts Gospel events in communities as small as Jackson, Tenn., home to about 68,000 people.
Fresh from the success of the 2016 Decision America Tour that drew a total of 230,000 people to prayer rallies in all 50 states, Franklin Graham is focusing on small and medium-sized towns in Tennessee in May as he continues his national call to prayer. Read More
Q&A: Laurie talks Crossover, Billy Graham & WWIIIEvangelist Greg Laurie shares in an interview with The Baptist Messenger about the upcoming Harvest evangelism mega-rally in Phoenix on June 11. Read More
Billy Graham statue finds new home at RidgecrestRIDGECREST, N.C. -- A larger-than-life statue of evangelist Billy Graham has been installed at its new location at Ridgecrest Conference Center in the North Carolina mountains.
The sale of LifeWay Christian Resources' 14-acre downtown Nashville campus prompted the move from middle Tennessee to LifeWay's conference center near Asheville, N.C.
The statue was removed from LifeWay earlier this summer and placed in storage ... Read More
Billy Graham Crusades' Cliff Barrows dies at 93PINEVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- Clifford Burton "Cliff" Barrows, who served as music director of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for more than 60 years, died Nov. 15 in Pineville, N.C., after a brief illness. He was 93.
The Marvin, N.C., resident had traveled the world with Billy Graham since the noted evangelist's first crusade in 1947 in Grand Rapids, Mich., the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) reported.
Barrows' contributions to the ministry were immeasurable, Graham said in an official statement upon the musician's death. Read More
BGEA releases new My Hope film 'Decisions'CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) -- As evangelist Billy Graham approaches his 98th birthday, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) has released a new video in the My Hope outreach that has reportedly led more than 10 million to Christ internationally.
Graham's son Franklin delivers the Gospel in the new evangelistic film "Decisions," a 28-minute free resource featuring diverse Americans who accepted Christ as Savior during Franklin Graham's 50-state Decision America Tour still in progress. Read More
Muhammad Ali heard Gospel from Graham, RogersNASHVILLE (BP) -- Billy Graham, Adrian Rogers and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary administrator Dan Dumas are among the Christians who have told of Gospel conversations with the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali.
Ali, who died June 3 in Scottsdale, Ariz., at age 74, grew up in a Christian family but converted to Islam in the late 1960s. Initially, he was a member of the black nationalist group the Nation of Islam, but in the mid-1970s he, along with the Nation of Islam, converted to more orthodox Sunni Muslim beliefs, NPR reported. Read More
UPDATE: Billy Graham statue move rescheduledNASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources is moving a larger-than-life statue of Southern Baptist evangelist Billy Graham from its downtown Nashville location to a LifeWay retreat center in the North Carolina mountains, a few miles from Graham’s home. The move is prompted by last year’s sale of LifeWay’s 15-acre Nashville campus.
The iconic bronze sculpture will be dismantled and placed in storage until a new site is ready this fall at the entrance to LifeWay’s 1,300-acre Ridgecrest Baptist Conference Center, near Asheville, N.C. Read More
N.C. history museum to host Billy Graham exhibitRALEIGH, N.C. (BP) -- The North Carolina Museum of History will open a special exhibit to honor the life of Billy Graham on Nov. 6, the day before the famed evangelist's 97th birthday.
The exhibit will include memorabilia, displays and multimedia documenting his early days as the son of a dairy farmer, his family life, his friendships with dignitaries and his leadership through national and international crises like 9/11. Read More
Billy Graham marks 97th year with new filmCHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) -- The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will release Oct. 15 a new film in its global "My Hope" outreach and is encouraging pastors to use the free resource in conjunction with Graham's 97th birthday celebration Nov. 7.
"Value of a Soul" showcases the testimonies of three born-again believers, including a former hard-core underground rapper, a ... Read More