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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association - News & Press Releases

BGEA Facebook -- 1 Million Followers

  • Mon, Feb 4, 2013

It's over.  But not forgotten.  It was history in the making.  The close Super Bowl contest between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers scored the highest rating share in history for the game, based on Nielsen's top U.S. television markets. Viewership was so high that it was the most-watched TV event in U.S. history!

Other incredible Super Bowl figures include:

$4 million: cost of some of the Super Bowl's 30-second spots.  That's up from $3.5 million last year.

$88,000: paid to each winning player; each losing player gets $46,000 ...

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Billy Graham Among Most Admired 56th Time

  • Mon, Jan 7, 2013

The Gallup Poll's annual Most Admired Men or Women surveys, conducted over the past 50 years, provide a fascinating portrait of the prominent personalities on the U.S. and the world stage.  And, in a world that has experienced such change on the political, economic, social and moral dynamics of life, the consistency of one particular person on the list year after year, is something I find deeply encouraging.

While Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton once again top this year's Gallup poll of whom Americans admire most, Billy Graham continues his record streak of appearances on the nation ...

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The Meaning of the Advent

  • Mon, Dec 3, 2012

My always inquisitive 10-year old daughter Rebecca asked me what Advent meant.  I explained that it means "arrival" and stands for the arrival of Jesus Christ into the world. 

Billy Graham shares about the "Advent Season" on the ministry web site: "The Advent season usually starts four weeks before Christmas and concludes with the celebration of Christ's birth. Some churches emphasize the Advent season more than others, but all Christians look forward to celebrating Christ's birth during this season of the year."

In a video message about The First Christmas, Mr. Graham shares a touching story about a ...

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