Franklin Graham

Billy Graham's Legacy Threatened By Family Split

Nov 12, 2020

For the Rev. Franklin Graham, the scathing editorial in Christianity Today last year calling his friend Donald Trump “a leader of grossly immoral character” and urging that Trump be “removed from office” was heretical.

Demonstrators Protest Franklin Graham Event

Oct 14, 2019
Cory Vaillancourt / BPR News

This past weekend a controversial evangelist made an appearance in Asheville, but as expected, there were plenty of demonstrators there to greet him.

Franklin Graham’s Decision America Tar Heel State tour drew thousands to the U.S. Cellular Center on Sunday, but it also drew a number of protestors who don’t agree with how Graham – son of the late Rev. Billy Graham – mixes his politics with his preaching. One was Shelby native Morris Davis.

Franklin Graham Brings 'Decison America' Tour To Asheville

Oct 10, 2019
Samaritan's Purse

On Sunday, evangelist Franklin Graham will make an appearance in Asheville as part of something he calls the Decision America Tour. He says the religious rally isn’t political, but it’s hard to separate Graham’s spiritual advocacy from his politics.

North Carolina icon Billy Graham passed away Wednesday at the age of 99. As the renowned evangelist is being remembered around the world, the organization he started in 1950 begins a new era without him.

Asheville Citizen-Times

Employees of Montreat College are speaking out against a covenant that includes anti-gay marriage and anti-abortion language.  The college is requiring employees to sign it and some have chosen to resign.  Several of them told us why.