Sunday, March 12, 2006

Billy Graham and Son in New Orleans

Graham Deeply Moved by New Orleans Tour

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Evangelist Billy Graham, whose ministry has taken him to some of the world's least-developed countries, said Thursday that the scope of devastation he saw as he toured hurricane-ravaged New Orleans this week left him speechless.

"I cannot imagine what those people have been through," Graham said during an interview with The Associated Press, a day after he was shown some of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. "This is a far greater disaster than the average American understands."

Graham came to New Orleans for an event this weekend organized by local ministers and his son, Franklin Graham, now head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Billy Graham plans to preach Sunday, his first public sermon since June, when he led his final revival meeting in New York City.
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Also posted on the website Presidential Prayer Team asking to Pray Now
Pray for Franklin Graham as he preaches to thousands in New Orleans this weekend...Pray for health and strength for him and his father, Rev. Billy Graham, who is also ministering in New Orleans this weekend, primarily in a pastoral role to the ministers of the area...Pray that many will come to Christ, and that hope will be renewed in that city...
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