FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) Hours after two police officers were shot at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, last week, Christian evangelist Billy Graham’s Rapid Response Team rolled in, armed with chaplains.
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(RNS) The apple does not fall too far from the tree, because even though Franklin Graham seems to have departed from his father’s more gentle demeanor, there is commonality in their communication strategy. Like his father, the younger Graham is preaching to the choir.
(RNS) “He said he wanted the message to reach everyone,” Jolie said. “He said to make faith and forgiveness universal.”
(RNS) The preaching in that rented circus tent in Los Angeles changed Louis Zamperini, then 32 — who put away the bottle and devoted his life to Jesus. It also changed the preacher, Billy Graham, and the future course of American evangelicalism.
(RNS) A new book, “Thank You, Billy Graham,” has been compiled by the evangelist’s grandchildren, sharing the gratitude expressed by Christians across the globe about his decades of influence.
(RNS) “Isn’t it sad, though, that America’s own morality has fallen so far that on this issue — protecting children from any homosexual agenda or propaganda — Russia’s standard is higher than our own?” evangelist Franklin Graham wrote.
(RNS) He’s Time magazine’s Person of the Year, the most talked about topic on Facebook and the most popular baby namesake in Italy. No surprise, Pope Francis is also the top Religion Story of the Year and the Religion Newsmaker of the Year, according to a poll of Religion Newswriters members.
(RNS) “Mr. Graham was alert and in good spirits during his stay,” said Dr. William R. Hathaway, chief medical officer at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. “We are pleased with the results of Mr. Graham’s evaluation.”
(RNS) “Mr. Graham is in the hospital with a respiratory congestion issue, similar to what he had a few weeks ago,” spokesman Mark DeMoss said. “As was the case then, we expect he will be able to return home in a day or two.”