David Colton Special for USA TODAY Published 7:34 AM EST Dec 12, 2018 Every death leaves an echo, a memory, a ledger of glories, regrets and sometimes, if the life is lived well enough, lessons for what is to come. The future, after all, has many architects, and they don’t always agree. Especially when it comes to matters of faith. Among the most prominent deaths of 2018 was evangelist Billy Graham, the pulpit-shaking preacher from North Carolina who died in February at the age of 99. Graham’s more than 400 Crusades carried his unshakable Gospel “to the ends of the earth,” reaching an estimated 2 billion people. “My home is in Heaven,” he said. “I’m just traveling through this world.” Graham’s faith was unyielding. “The Bible is not a book of science. I accept the Creation story. I believe God did create the universe.” But wheelchair-bound physicist Stephen Hawking, who succumbed to Lou … [Read more...] about George H.W. Bush, Aretha Franklin, Billy Graham: Deaths in 2018
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ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press Published 5:08 p.m. UTC Aug 10, 2018 The evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian. Yoga and meditation suit Gov. Kate Brown just fine, she told reporters Thursday when asked if she follows a certain faith. "I believe very much that each of us is a spiritual being, and that's how I see the world," Brown said, adding that she feels people should treat human beings with respect. Brown, who is up for re-election in November, was specifically named by Graham at a sermon to more than 12,000 people near Portland on Sunday, Willamette Week reported. Local news: Salem doctor's 'cover up' request upsets breastfeeding mom "Let's pray for your governor, Gov. Brown. Wouldn't it be something if she got saved? Amen," Graham said, the Portland weekly reported. "We pray for Kate Brown. And Lord, I pray that she would come to know your son Jesus … [Read more...] about Franklin Graham seeks prayer for Oregon Gov. Kate Brown
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Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Bill Hybels built an iconic evangelical church outside Chicago. A former assistant says that in the 1980s, he sexually harassed her. Pat Baranowski was the executive assistant to the Rev. Bill Hybels at the Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., one of the largest megachurches in the country. Credit Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times Supported by ByLaurie Goodstein Aug. 5, 2018 SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. — After the pain of watching her marriage fall apart, Pat Baranowski felt that God was suddenly showering her with blessings. She had a new job at her Chicago-area megachurch, led by a dynamic young pastor named the Rev. Bill Hybels, who in the 1980s was becoming one of the most influential evangelical leaders in the country. The pay at Willow Creek Community Church was much lower than at her old job, but Ms. Baranowski, then 32, admired Mr. Hybels and the church’s mission … [Read more...] about He’s a Superstar Pastor. She Worked for Him and Says He Groped Her Repeatedly.
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Nashville ghostwriter sues Christian publisher over new Billy Graham biography Writer John Perry is suing HarperCollins Christian Publishing for $3 million. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Holly Meyer, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Published 4:59 p.m. CT May 2, 2018 | Updated 5:03 p.m. CT May 2, 2018 CLOSE Rev. Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Here are some of his most memorable quotes Michael Schwab CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE A Nashville ghostwriter is suing a … [Read more...] about Nashville ghostwriter sues Christian publisher over new Billy Graham biography