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.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) The call to prayer was broadcast from a boxy public address system at the foot of the chapel, first in English, spoken by a woman, then in Arabic, recited in the familiar sing-song chant.
(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) “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.”
(RNS) The toys collected by Operation Christmas Child come with an invitation for recipients to accept Christianity. Since its founding in 1993, Operation Christmas Child has sent 100 million boxes of toys to poor children.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) “No matter how badly you have messed up,” Graham biographer Grant Wacker said, echoing a lifetime of Graham messages, “there’s a second chance.”
(RNS) The IRS probe of conservative nonprofit groups included the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Samaritan’s Purse humanitarian group, evangelist Franklin Graham said.
(RNS) Between the stereotypes of preachers’ kids as either goody two-shoes or devilish hellions lies a tense and sometimes taxing reality, the children of clergy say. Just ask Franklin Graham.