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2013-04-17 00:21:27

Beloved Gospel Singer Teamed with Evangelist for More than 60 Years CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- George Beverly Shea, 104, of Montreat, North Carolina, soloist of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), died this evening following a brief illness. Since George Beverly Shea first sang for Graham in 1943 on the Chicago radio hymn program, "Songs in the Night," Shea has faithfully carried the Gospel in song to every continent and every state in the...

2012-10-31 15:24:34

MONTREAT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 50 years, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association was based in Minneapolis and we were blessed by the support of thousands of Minnesotans who helped us spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ around the world. As a former resident with strong personal and ministry ties to the North Star State, I pray that the good people of Minnesota will show their support for God's definition of marriage, between a man and a woman. I...

2012-06-28 10:21:10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is in Colorado and New Mexico as wildfires continue to torch large swaths of the nation's west. Chaplains are currently offering emotional and spiritual care in the Ruidoso/Capitan area of New Mexico, and in the Fort Collins area of Colorado. Chaplains deployed to both locations on June 14, shortly after the fires began. News agencies are reporting that the "Little Bear Fire" in New...

2012-05-09 14:23:12

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trinity Broadcasting Network, America's most-watched faith channel, welcomes the Rev. Franklin Graham, who will co-host TBN's signature ministry program Praise the Lord May 9 with TBN co-founder Jan Crouch. This special edition of Praise the Lord will be broadcast from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's picturesque retreat and training center, The Cove, located in Asheville, North Carolina. Franklin Graham, son of beloved American...

2012-03-07 12:40:00

YOKOHAMA, Japan, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jesus.net Japan, an Internet evangelism effort to reach millions shaken and still hurting from the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident, has launched a series of seeker-friendly "stepping stone" websites in Japan in an effort to lead people to Christ and connect them with a local church. The U.S. entity and English information source for the ministry is Jesus Net Japan (http://www.jesusnetjapan.org). Jesus.net Japan is an...

2010-11-03 14:55:00

Evangelist Reflects on Passing of Another Year; Continues to Look Forward CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3., 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As evangelist Billy Graham approaches his 92nd birthday on Sunday, Nov. 7, he reflects on ministry events of the past year, as he continues to look for ways he can further serve the Lord in his remaining years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100108/BGLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100108/BGLOGO) "I am amazed every time I...

2010-08-02 11:04:00

Tribute To Barrows, 87, On Display Now Through End of September CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cliff Barrows, music and program director for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), will be the highlight of a two-month special exhibit now on display at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C. From today through the end of September, "Cliff Barrows Tribute: A Singing Faith," will provide visitors with a fascinating glimpse of one of evangelist Billy Graham's...

2010-04-20 19:16:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After being closed for several months of renovations, the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., today showcased new additions and changes to the facility, including a 15-by-31-foot mural called "The Cross" by renowned artist Thomas Kinkade. Hosted by Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), the event also highlighted other significant additions to the facility, which officially reopens to...

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2006-12-13 21:00:05

By TIM WHITMIRE CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A family feud has broken out over where ailing evangelist Billy Graham and his equally frail wife, Ruth, will be buried. The couple had long been expected to place their graves at The Cove, a Bible training center near the Grahams' mountainside home at Montreat, but now those plans are uncertain. Mark DeMoss, a spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, acknowledged Wednesday that the family is now divided on the issue. He said the burial...