Outside the Walls: The Ultimate Underdog

Nick sat on the bench with little hope of ever getting in the game. It became clear he would only be a backup quarterback for a mediocre college team, so he decided to transfer to another school. Although he got more playing time, it resulted in more losses than wins for the team. Only one […]

Worldview: Reading the Bible in Context

There’s an old joke about a fellow who decided to read his Bible more in order to find God’s will for his life. He opened his Bible and randomly put his finger on Matthew 27:5: “And [Judas] went and hanged himself.” Certain this was not God’s will for him, he tried again and hit on […]

Wholly Healthy: Don’t Give Up on Quitting Smoking

If I could make one recommendation that could change the healthcare landscape of America today, it would be for everyone who smokes cigarettes to stop. The effect, over just a few years, would be staggering in its scope. The list of illnesses attributable to smoking is long. Every day, I see someone struggling to breathe, […]

Guest Viewpoint: Billy Graham’s Motorcade

When I heard that Billy Graham had died, my first thought was purely selfish. “I never got to meet him.” For more than 40 years, Billy Graham has been my spiritual hero. My dream was to one day shake his hand and thank him for the impact he had on my life. Since that dream […]

Courier readers share their memories of Billy Graham

Editor’s note: We asked our readers to share their stories of how the late Billy Graham impacted their lives — whether by personal encounter, at one of his crusades or through his television ministry or books. If you would like to submit comments, please contact us by email or by using this online form and selecting the […]

Has Billy Graham’s ministry touched your life?

Has Billy Graham’s ministry touched your life? We would love to hear from Courier readers who have been impacted by Graham’s life and ministry — whether by personal encounter, at one of his crusades or through his television ministry or books. Share your thoughts by email or by using this online form and selecting the “General […]

Editor’s Word: What a providential time for gospel conversations

Billy Graham died on Wednesday, Feb. 21, and was buried on Friday, March 2. During this time, the world is being exposed to the word “gospel” in an unprecedented way. Tributes to the great evangelist have come from people in all walks of life. News organizations and social media have shown video clips of the […]

Guest Viewpoint: A Valentine for Grieving Husbands

During the last few weeks before she died, my wife asked me to leave the bedside lamp on at night. She didn’t want to wake up in the dark, even with me close beside her. So I left the light on. It eased her anxiety a bit, and helped us both focus on Jesus, “the […]