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  Franklin Graham's foolish mercy mission. - By Steven Waldman - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin Graham is the son of Billy Graham and a far more influential figure in the evangelical Christian community than Jerry Falwell or even Pat Robertson.
Graham is viewed as the torch-carrier for his father, who is still among the most beloved figures in American Christianity.
Graham is also, he says, "poised and ready" to send representatives of the charity he runs to Iraq as soon as possible.
www.slate.com /id/2081432   (1857 words)

  
 Franklin Graham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Franklin Graham III, known publicly as Franklin Graham (born July 14, 1952), is an American Christian evangelist and missionary.
The fourth out of five children of evangelist Billy Graham and wife Ruth Bell Graham, he was born and raised in the Appalachian Mountains outside Asheville, North Carolina, and currently lives in Boone, North Carolina.
Franklin Graham is currently the president and CEO of BGEA.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Franklin_Graham   (610 words)

  
 CNN Programs - People in the News
William Franklin Graham III was born the fourth of five children to William (Billy) Franklin Graham Jr.
Franklin Graham remembers his father looking him straight in the eye and saying, "I want you to know that your mother and I sense there is a struggle for the soul of your life, and you're going to have to make a choice."
Franklin Graham often was urged to follow his father to the pulpit, a path he did not want to take.
www.cnn.com /CNN/Programs/people/shows/graham/profile.html   (1380 words)

  
 Whitworth University Press Release - Franklin Graham Ceremony
William Franklin Graham, III, born July 14, 1952, is the fourth of five children of evangelist Billy Graham and his wife, Ruth Bell Graham.
Graham was elected to the board of Samaritan's Purse in 1978, and one year later, following the death of Dr. Pierce, he was elected president of the organization.
In November 2000, Franklin Graham was appointed CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and remains first vice-chairman of the organization, a position he has held since it was created in 1995.
www.whitworth.edu /News/2001_2002/Spring/FranklinGrahamCeremony.htm   (616 words)

  
 Franklin Graham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Before young Franklin became a "reverend," he was a full-blown alcoholic and a drug addict, who sacrificed his street life and motorcycle for the robe when his father threatened to banish him from access to the Graham family fortune.
Franklin Graham, son of the Rev. Billy Graham and one of the nation's most outspoken critics of Islam, said that he has relief workers "poised and ready" to roll into Iraq to provide for the population's post-war physical and spiritual needs.
Graham, who has publicly called Islam a "wicked" religion, said the relief agency he runs, Samaritan's Purse, is in daily contact with U.S. Government agencies in Amman, Jordan, about its plans.
www.proislam.com /target_franklin_graham.htm   (602 words)

  
 FRANKLIN GRAHAM Festivals >> Franklin Graham
On a cold November night in 1983, 31-year-old Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham, was asked to preach for the first time in his life.
To Graham, whose job as the head of relief organization Samaritan's Purse often put him in bullet-dodging, life and death situations, the task was a daunting one.
Franklin reluctantly accepted the invitation and preached that night, with surprising results, especially for the son of Billy Graham.
www.grahamfestival.org /franklin.html   (302 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham (born July 14, 1952) is an American evangelical Christian preacher and missionary.
Graham did not become a Christian until age 22 while he was in Jerusalem.
Franklin Graham did not began conducting evangelistic events until 1989.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Franklin_Graham   (261 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Billy Graham's son takes the pulpit, his own way   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin objects to his media image as the "exclusive" counterpart to Billy's image of "inclusion," although the only way visitors will be able to enter the library is through doors cut into a three-story glass cross on the end of the building.
Franklin, on the other hand, is the same wherever he stands, civic podium or church pulpit, because "I stand for nothing but this," he says, Bible aloft again.
Franklin Graham says he is unabashedly seeking souls, but no one is ever denied services for turning away from the message.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2006-03-07-franklin-graham-cover_x.htm   (2375 words)

  
 Franklin Graham's foolish mercy mission. - By Steven Waldman - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin Graham is the son of Billy Graham and a far more influential figure in the evangelical Christian community than Jerry Falwell or even Pat Robertson.
Graham is viewed as the torch-carrier for his father, who is still among the most beloved figures in American Christianity.
Graham is also, he says, "poised and ready" to send representatives of the charity he runs to Iraq as soon as possible.
slate.msn.com /id/2081432   (2292 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Rebel with a Cause: Books: Franklin Graham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin Graham, son of famed evangelist Billy Graham, had written this autobiography from his beginnings as a "rebel" to a President of Samaritan's Purse.
Franklin Graham is the son of Dr. Billy Graham and Ruth Bell Graham.
Graham gives the reader an insight into what it was like being raised in the shadow of the most famous preacher of the twentieth century.
www.amazon.ca /Rebel-Cause-Franklin-Graham/dp/0785271708   (927 words)

  
 FRANKLIN GRAHAM’S UNSCRIPTURAL ECUMENISM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin Graham’s ecumenical direction is evident from the various forums he frequents, the same ones attended by his father.
Those who responded to the Gospel invitation at the Franklin Graham crusade were sent to the aforementioned sponsoring churches for "discipleship." Thus we again have the strange sight of a supposed shepherd happily and willfully giving his sheep into the hands of wolves.
The Vice-Chairman for the Franklin Graham Festival in Lubbock, Texas, April 28-30, 2000, was Paul Key, evangelism director for the Catholic Diocese of Lubbock.
wayoflife.org /~dcloud/fbns/franklin.htm   (998 words)

  
 Infidel Bloggers Alliance: Franklin Graham Blasts Islam - Plans to Rebuild Sudanese Churches
Graham's comments, reported in The News and Observer of Raleigh on Monday, came as the evangelist said he plans to rebuild hundreds of churches that have been destroyed by the Sudanese government and its allied militias.
Graham and other evangelicals say they are particularly opposed to what they say is a lack of religious liberty in countries like Saudi Arabia, which do not allow churches or the preaching of religions other than Islam.
Graham, the son of famed evangelist Billy Graham, said he has identified 226 churches destroyed or burned in Sudan and that his group has completed or is building 34.
ibloga.blogspot.com /2006/10/franklin-graham-blasts-islam-plans-to.html   (747 words)

  
 Franklin Graham Is A False Teacher In The Way of His Father
Franklin Graham is president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Franklin is the fourth of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham's five children.
Franklin Graham preaches the same kind of false gospel as his father.
www.atruechurch.info /franklingraham.html   (2331 words)

  
 ABC News: Franklin Graham's 'Famous Father' Problem
Franklin Graham runs the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and does not shy away from controversy.
And when the father in question is Billy Graham — perhaps the most famous preacher in the Western world, a first-class orator, a friend of U.S. presidents, and persuader of millions of souls to come to Jesus Christ — that is a lot of dad to live up to.
Compounding the challenge is Franklin's decision to join his father's profession: After what the younger Graham described as a sinful youth, he decided at age 22 to follow Jesus and join the ministry.
abcnews.go.com /Nightline/story?id=1728915   (354 words)

  
 William Franklin Graham, Jr. Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Graham was ordained a Southern Baptist minister in 1939.
Graham's crusades have taken him to all the major cities of the United States and Europe and to such far-off areas as North Africa, India, and Australia.
Graham once stated that "It seems to me that the whole world, regardless of culture and religious tradition, is searching for something spiritual." The most important thing that counts (for Graham) is what happens in the hearts of men." Graham is the most respectable symbol of American evangelicalism.
www.bookrags.com /biography/william-franklin-graham-jr   (1225 words)

  
 SP: Franklin Graham
Every evangelistic festival conducted by Franklin Graham is the result of a cooperative effort involving the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the evangelist, his team, and many local Christians and churches.
Franklin Graham, the son of Billy Graham, has gone from rebellious young man to someone dedicated to spreading the Gospel through international relief work and evangelism.
Franklin conducted his first evangelistic event in 1989 and committed to spend 10 percent of his time preaching.
www.samaritanspurse.org /Franklin_Index.asp   (208 words)

  
 Graham stands by statement calling Islam 'wicked, violent'
Graham initially made the remarks in an interview at the October dedication of a chapel in Wilkesboro, N.C.; the remarks were broadcast by NBC News Nov. 16.
NBC News released the Graham interview on the first day of Ramadan, the holiest season of the Muslim year and it has drawn fire from Muslims as well as the White House.
Graham's response came one day after his ministry's Operation Christmas Child began processing 1 million shoeboxes of toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items for needy children overseas, including thousands destined for many Muslim nations.
www.worthynews.com /news-features-2/graham-speech.html   (433 words)

  
 Verbal assaults against Muslims by Fundamentalist Christian leaders
However, Franklin Graham has thus far demonstrated the kind of grit not seen in a long time on the national stage: he refuses to surrender or apologize for his convictions.
Graham has made recent public statements that are not only insulting and offensive to Muslims but also to those who espouse ecumenism among the faith groups.
Graham, the Pentagon Chaplain's Office is sending a message that it and the Department of Defense condone public displays of attitudes and thoughts that contradict not only Department of Defense regulations but also the American ideal of religious tolerance.
www.religioustolerance.org /reac_ter18b.htm   (2150 words)

  
 Franklin Graham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin Graham is a famous person from North Carolina.
Franklin Graham is known for giving presents to homeless children.
Franklin is a very famous person and is very kind.He is still alive.I would like to meet him because he is a very nice person.
www.iss.k12.nc.us /schools/adr/dfox/franklingraham.htm   (221 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Reviews for The Name: Books: Franklin Graham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Franklin Graham is the President of the Christian charity organization, Samaritan's Purse.
In The Name, Franklin Graham stands against the religious wave of tolerance and relativity that combats the assertion by Christians that Jesus alone is Lord.
Franklin Graham fills this book with example upon example of what power there is in the name of Christ.
www.amazon.com /Name-Franklin-Graham/dp/customer-reviews/0785260803   (1899 words)

  
 Franklin Graham Biography (Evangelist) — FactMonster.com
By 2000, he was also CEO of that association and was leading "Franklin Graham Festivals" in the United States and other countries, even as the famous "Billy Graham Crusades" continued as Billy's health allowed.
Their children are William Franklin Graham IV, known as Will (born 1975), Roy (1977), Edward (1979), and Jane, known as Cissie (1986)...
Rebel With a Cause: An Autobiography by Franklin Graham and Cecil Murphey
www.factmonster.com /biography/var/franklingraham.html   (364 words)

  
 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly . NEWS . Franklin Graham on Islam . August 9, 2002 | PBS
MARY ALICE WILLIAMS: A prominent American Muslim group is accusing evangelist Franklin Graham of "smearing Islam." The Council on American-Islamic Relations criticized him for comments about Islam in his new book, THE NAME, released this week.
Graham heads his father's group, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, as well as his own relief agency, Samaritan's Purse.
GRAHAM: Many people after 9/11 said that "The Muslims, they worship the same god we do, they just have their way to God.
www.pbs.org /wnet/religionandethics/week549/news.html   (462 words)

  
 Media Matters - Nightline report attributed Franklin Graham's denunciations of Islam to a lack of "diplomacy"
In a separate clip from the interview, Graham told Donvan that he did not believe that God had caused Hurricane Katrina as a punishment for New Orleans, adding, "If God was going to use a hurricane to judge sin, there may be other places he might want to strike first.
Like maybe Vegas." According to Donvan: "Graham was probably at least half-serious when he said that, because, as a rule, he tends to mean what he says and says what he means.
DONVAN: The thing is, Graham was probably at least half-serious when he said that because, as a rule, he tends to mean what he says and says what he means.
mediamatters.org /items/200603160009   (2194 words)

  
 Amazon.frĀ : The Name: Livres en anglais: Franklin Graham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Narrator Jim Bond, portrays Franklin Graham, the Reverend Billy Graham's son, as he articulates the absolutes of his religious beliefs in a world of relativism.
Before offering a prayer at the inauguration of President George W. Bush, Franklin Graham was asked by a fellow participant if he intended to pray in the name of Jesus Christ.
Graham assured him that he would and encouraged this pastor to do the same.
www.amazon.fr /Name-Franklin-Graham/dp/0785260803   (383 words)

  
 Franklin Graham - Moviefone
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 Franklin Graham Biography (Evangelist) — Infoplease.com
After youthful years of carousing, school expulsions and rebellion in the shadow of his famous father, Franklin Graham repented in his 20's and became a Christian relief worker and evangelist in his own right.
By 2000, he was also CEO of that association and was leading "Franklin Graham Festivals" in the United States and other countries, even as the famous "Billy Graham Crusades" continued as Billy's health allowed.
Their children are William Franklin Graham IV, known as Will (born 1975), Roy (1977), Edward (1979), and Jane, known as Cissie (1986)...
www.infoplease.com /biography/var/franklingraham.html   (340 words)

  
 Andrew Paschen: Franklin Graham Was Absolutely Right   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
That is a quote from Franklin Graham, son of world evangelist Billy Graham.
Billy is known for his conciliatory demeanor, embracing people of all religious faiths and showing love and acceptance to all, in spite of how different their beliefs than those held by Evangelical Christians.
Much of the political firestorm aimed at Franklin came from right in the midst of the church itself, the idea being that his reckless statement had accomplished nothing more than to offend Islamic people even more than we already have.
www.infuzemag.com /staff/andy/archives/2006/03/franklin_graham.html   (921 words)

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