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Crusade Ministries

Billy Graham has preached the message of Jesus Christ to nearly 215 million people in live audiences around the world under the banner of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA). His son, Franklin, and grandson, Will, continue that legacy by sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with hundreds of thousands every year.

Resources Available:

  • Event photographs
  • Video B-roll
  • Franklin Graham Festival, Rock the River & Will Graham Celebration press kits
  • Interviews: Will Graham, Viktor Hamm
  • Social Media

My Hope With Billy Graham

My Hope with Billy Graham is a large-scale evangelistic outreach for America that unites the importance of a personal relationship with the power of modern media. Through this innovative movement for relationship evangelism, churches and Christians are encouraged and equipped to open their homes to friends, family and neighbors, to share their faith. In November 2013, Bill Graham will broadcast the message of hope in Christ across the country through various media broadcasts. Launched in 2002 with the goal of reaching every country in the world, My Hope has been implemented in 57 countries to date, with more than 10 million people make a commitment to Christ.

Resources Available:

  • Video B-Roll
  • Sample outreach materials
  • Downloadable promotional materials
  • Interviews: Preston Parrish, Bill Conard
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Blog

Internet Evangelism

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is well-known for taking the Gospel message into stadiums and venues across the country and around the world. In May 2011, the ministry took that a step farther by entering its largest arena yet: Cyberspace. Nearly 8 million people around the world were presented with the message of Jesus Christ in 2012 through the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s ministry. Of those, nearly 1.5 million – more than 4,100 per day – registered that they prayed a salvation prayer in response to the presentation.

Resources Available:

  • Visit to download web banners and see decisions for Christ happening in real time.
  • The “Seven Day Challenge,” a seven-step plan to reaching others with the Gospel
  • Interviews: John Cass, Director of Internet Evangelism

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is a nationwide network of hundreds of chaplains who are uniquely prepared and trained to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of victims of natural and man-made disasters. Since 2002, the Rapid Response Team has deployed to more than 140 natural and man-made disaster sites.

Resources Available:

  • Rapid Response Team press kits
  • Deployment photographs
  • Video B-roll
  • Audio clips from chaplain coordinators serving in disaster areas (when available)
  • Interviews: Jack Munday, Al New, Scott Holmquist, Chaplain coordinators working in disaster areas (when available)
  • Social Media: Facebook, Flickr

Children’s & Youth Evangelism Training

It’s been said that Christianity is always just one generation away from extinction. After all, a child cannot “inherit” their parents’ faith; the choice is theirs. Add to that the fact that we’re living in a day and time when friends and peers tend to be more openly antagonistic to a young person’s faith, and it’s easy to see why it’s harder than ever for a child to take a stand for their beliefs. In response to this reality, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has launched two curriculums – The Greatest Journey (developed for children ages 6-10) and Dare to Be a Daniel (developed for “tweens,” ages 9-14) – aimed to help children and young people grow in their faith and equip them to share it with their family, friends and peers.

Resources Available:

  • Sample Dare to Be a Daniel and The Greatest Journey Materials
  • Interviews: Chad Miller
  • Social Media: Facebook

Renew. Equip. Transform. – The Mission of The Cove

Billy and Ruth Graham had a dream of providing a place where people could leave the demands of daily life, come to study God’s Word, and be trained to reach the lost for Christ. That dream resulted in the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove outside of Asheville, N.C., where programs are offered year-round and feature leading Bible teachers from around the world.

Resources Available:

  • Event and facility photography
  • Video b-roll of seminars and guest groups
  • Interviews: Will Graham
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Blog

An Ongoing Crusade – The Story of the Billy Graham Library

The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., opened in June 2007 and chronicles the life of evangelist Billy Graham. Its purpose is to continue the 60-year legacy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to deliver the simple Gospel message of Jesus Christ. More than 750,000 have visited the Library since its opening.

Resources Available:

  • Facility Photographs
  • Interviews: Tom Phillips, Sonya Johnson
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Blog