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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association - News & Press Releases

Take Away Value

  • Mon, Jun 17, 2013

In Christian radio, we often refer to the need for "take away" value.  We consider how the listener's life will be enhanced from the time investment of hearing a radio program.  Will the message shared resonate in the listener's heart and lead to life changing decisions? 

Of course, take away value isn't exclusive to radio programs - every day, we have the opportunity to invest time and focus on other areas of potential life impacting moments.

Sunday night was one of significant take-away value  . . .  eternal take away value.

At the Calvary Chapel Summer Crusade on Sunday night, Franklin ...

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What Matters Most

  • Mon, May 13, 2013

My house is not immaculate, but I try to keep it orderly.   I was tidying up last night when I noticed all the shoes by the back door.  How many times have I told the kids to pick up their shoes and put them away before going to bed?

Then it hit me.

The day will come when there won't be children's' shoes by the back door. There won't be school backpacks lying all over the family room.   And I think about what really matters -- I am blessed with three wonderful children . . . children who have placed their ...

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Live By Faith, Not By Sight

  • Mon, Apr 1, 2013

My pastor shared a quote this weekend that really spoke to me, "My deepest awareness of myself is that I am deeply loved by Jesus Christ and I have done nothing to earn it or deserve it."  Brennan Manning.

As I looked around our worship center, I saw a lot of visitors and wondered, how many are believers and rest in the reality of His love?  And . . .  how many have not yet placed their faith in Christ?

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is devoted to helping people live by faith . . . faith in Jesus Christ. And in this past weekend's ...

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