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Episode 50: Legacy Series—Facing Fear With an Eternal Perspective

June 8, 2021 • Cissie Graham Lynch

It’s easy to get anxious or fearful about what’s going on in culture—not only for ourselves but for our children. This happened to me recently, and then I listened to a few of my grandfather, Billy Graham’s, messages. Daddy Bill’s sermons reminded me of the importance of having a heavenly mindset, especially when it seems chaos is everywhere. So, I decided to do another installment of my Legacy series, in which I share some of the Christian life lessons I learned from my grandfather. And from my grandmother, Ruth Graham, too. This is the 50th episode and two year anniversary of Fearless, so I’ll also talk about how Fearless came about—or, actually, how it almost didn’t. Scripture Referenced: Romans 1:16 Philippians 3 Colossians 3 1 Peter 1:3-4 Going Farther: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line – 888-388-2683, or online: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-call-line/ “The Heaven Answer Book” by Billy Graham – https://www.billygrahambookstore.org/the-heaven-answer-book Websites: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association -- https://billygraham.org/ Billy Graham Radio – https://billygrahamradio.org Samaritan’s Purse – https://samaritanspurse.org/ Social Media: Cissie Graham Lynch Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CissieGrahamLynch Cissie Graham Lynch Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com/cissiegrahamlynch/ Cissie Graham Lynch Twitter -- https://twitter.com/CissieGLynch Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamEvangelisticAssociation/ Billy Graham Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/ReverendBillyGraham/ Billy Graham Radio Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/

Special Episode 1 (53) – Edward Graham – A Soldier’s Memories of 9/11 and Afghanistan

September 10, 2021

Welcome to FEARLESS! I’m honored to have my brother Edward Graham as my guest with me for this unique episode of FEARLESS as we remember the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 and the recent chaos in Afghanistan. My brother Edward served for 16 years in the military in special operations and was actually at West Point Military Academy on that terrible Tuesday morning. In many ways, his life and so many others were forever impacted by the terrorist attacks and he graduated knowing that he would spend his entire career fighting the war on terrorism. I’m so incredibly thankful for his service, and those of other members of our military. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, I’ve asked my brother to share about his time in the military, how the terror attacks changed the future of his military career and his thoughts about what is currently happening in Afghanistan. He also shares what Samaritan’s Purse is doing to help and support Afghans in need. If you’re listening to this podcast and you’re struggling with anxiety over the recent news of what’s happening in Afghanistan and around the world, there is hope. Despite the chaos of this world, God is sovereign and none of this took him by surprise. Those listening can call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 888-388-2683, and someone will pray with you about anything going on in your life. Samaritan’s Purse Afghanistan Response: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/article/samaritans-purse-helping-desperate-afghans/ Franklin Graham’s Prayer for Afghanistan: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=369107441288999 Scripture Referenced Luke 10:25-37 Route 66 – God Loves You Tour This fall, Franklin Graham will share the Good News from eight cities located on Route 66. To learn more, visit http://godlovesyoutour.com. Going Farther Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line – 888-388-2683, or online: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-call-line/ Websites: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association -- https://billygraham.org/ Billy Graham Radio – https://billygrahamradio.org Samaritan’s Purse – https://samaritanspurse.org/ Social Media: Cissie Graham Lynch Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CissieGrahamLynch Cissie Graham Lynch Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com/cissiegrahamlynch/ Cissie Graham Lynch Twitter -- https://twitter.com/CissieGLynch Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamEvangelisticAssociation/ Billy Graham Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/ReverendBillyGraham/ Billy Graham Radio Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/

Episode 52: A World in Chaos – A Conversation with Franklin Graham

August 31, 2021 • Cissie Graham Lynch, Franklin Graham

Welcome back to Fearless! After a longer than anticipated summer break, I’m excited to continue sharing with you how we can engage the culture with a Fearless faith. Today my guest is my father, Franklin Graham. My family and I have been privileged for the last several years to serve alongside my father’s organization, Samaritan’s Purse, as they minister to military veterans and their spouses in Alaska through Operation Heal Our Patriots (OHOP). Through spiritual refreshment, physical renewal and marriage enrichment, we’ve seen miracles of the heart that only God could do with couples who are struggling in their marriages. I’m so incredibly thankful to be able to witness it and share some of it with you this week. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association was even able to send police officer couples for two weeks as well, ministering to those who have been wounded serving on the frontlines of our communities’ every day. But this week is heavy. Violence and chaos have engulfed Afghanistan, once again putting the country in the hands of the evil Taliban regime, which provided sanctuary to Osama bin Laden as he and al-Qaeda planned the 9/11 attacks that occurred 20 years ago next month. There’s also the recent earthquake in Haiti and the coronavirus pandemic. When 9/11 happened, my grandfather Billy Graham spoke to the nation at the National Cathedral. As part of his message, he said, “We’ve seen so much that brings tears to our eyes and makes us all feel a sense of anger. But God can be trusted, even when life seems at its darkest.” Billy Graham's 9/11 Message from the Washington National Cathedral Please join with me in lifting our nation and the world up in prayer during this dark time. Scripture Referenced Matthew 5:13-16 Going Farther Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line – 888-388-2683, or online: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-call-line/ Websites: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association -- https://billygraham.org/ Billy Graham Radio – https://billygrahamradio.org Samaritan’s Purse – https://samaritanspurse.org/ Social Media: Cissie Graham Lynch Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CissieGrahamLynch Cissie Graham Lynch Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com/cissiegrahamlynch/ Cissie Graham Lynch Twitter -- https://twitter.com/CissieGLynch Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamEvangelisticAssociation/ Billy Graham Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/ReverendBillyGraham/ Billy Graham Radio Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/

Episode 51: Celebrate True Freedom This Fourth of July

June 30, 2021 • Cissie Graham Lynch

As we’re getting ready to celebrate our nation’s 245th birthday, there are some Americans hate our country and reject the precious freedoms we enjoy. They think they’ll find a better freedom in socialism, Marxism or some other -ism that’s failed in other countries. They ignore how America has led the fight for freedom both here and around the world. The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. It reminds me of the importance of our nation’s freedoms and an even greater freedom—the one Jesus offers us from sin. This is the last episode of Fearless until August. (I'm taking a little hiatus for the summer) My family and I are spending July in Alaska serving with Samaritan’s Purse and its ministry to military couples called Operation Heal Our Patriots. I hope you have a wonderful summer! Scripture Referenced: John 18:28-40 John 14:6 John 8:31-32 Going Farther: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line – 888-388-2683, or online: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-call-line/ Websites: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association -- https://billygraham.org/ Billy Graham Radio – https://billygrahamradio.org Samaritan’s Purse – https://samaritanspurse.org/ Social Media: Cissie Graham Lynch Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CissieGrahamLynch Cissie Graham Lynch Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com/cissiegrahamlynch/ Cissie Graham Lynch Twitter -- https://twitter.com/CissieGLynch Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamEvangelisticAssociation/ Billy Graham Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/ReverendBillyGraham/ Billy Graham Radio Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/