Jesus said, “You are to go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone, everywhere.” (Mark 16;15)
Many of you have read the story about a Sunday School teacher named Edward Kimball. Mr. Kimball was a timid shoe salesman who gathered the nerve to share the gospel with a co-worker named Dwight.L. Moody. D.L. Moody made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ and went on to become one of the greatest evangelists in history.
Do you know the rest of the story? D.L. Moody went to England and worked a profound change in the ministry of F.B. Meyer. F.B. Meyer, with his new evangelistic fervor, influenced a college student named J. Wilbur Chapman. Chapman accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, and employed a converted baseball player in his ministry named Billy Sunday. Billy Sunday became the greatest evangelist of his generation. Continue reading “The Impact of One Faithful Witness”
If you did not already hear the news, today Rev. Billy Graham was promoted to his eternal home in Heaven to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Rev. Graham was 99 years old and “some 77 million saw him preach in person while nearly 215 million more watched his crusades on television or through satellite link-ups, a Graham spokeswoman said.”¹
Rev. Graham helped bring religion into the television age. He first put together a television show, which was eventually syndicated, in 1951 and began live broadcasts of his revival meetings in 1957 from New York’s Madison Square Garden.²
He will be remembered as possibly the greatest evangelist of the 20th Century and there are few people who do not know his name and that he preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
He is also famously known for never meeting alone with a woman other than his late wife, Ruth. This is something that he was mocked for many times but now isn’t it interesting how that policy kept him from any hint of scandal in this day and age of the #MeToo movement.
But my question to you is how do you want to be remembered? Continue reading “How Do You Want To Be Remembered?”