Thursday, February 06, 2020

Homosexuals Cancel 7 of 8 Franklin Graham Venues

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A few weeks ago, I mentioned here in Faith and Freedom Daily, that homosexual activists had been successful in getting an arena in Liverpool, England to cancel the upcoming Franklin Graham crusade because of what they call his "homophobic views."

Now 6 more venues have canceled.

These actions from activists are not surprising, but the actions of "Christians", "pastors" and "Christian churches" are.

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Media and homosexual activists are working together to silence Graham.


Franklin, like his father Billy Graham before him, puts a great deal of effort and planning into his meetings.

The planning for his UK preaching tour has been in the planning stage for well over a year.

The outreach is scheduled in 8 UK cities from May 30 to Oct. 4, but there is now some doubt as to where the massive Christian outreach meetings can be held.

In some cases the venues simply tore up the contracts, in a couple of others they refused to sign the agreements previously agreed to months ago.

Mainstream and LGBTQ media in the United Kingdom have, together, labeled Franklin "anti-gay" and a "hate preacher."

A BBC report noted that Graham "has been criticized for claiming that marriage should be between a man and a woman." They have also accused him of preaching against Islam.

The "Christian church" is working to silence Graham and his biblical message.


Bryan Kerr, a Church of Scotland minister, launched a petition to pressure the Scottish Event Campus to cancel Graham's appearance at the Glasgow Hydro arena. It worked. Scottish Event Campus canceled the booking.

This minister's position is not isolated.

The Belfast Telegraph reported last week that the archbishops of Canterbury and York have apologized after the Church of England declared "only heterosexual married couples should have sex."

The archbishops said in a statement on Thursday, "We as Archbishops, alongside the bishops of the Church of England, apologize and take responsibility for releasing a statement last week which we acknowledge has jeopardized trust."

"We are very sorry and recognize the division and hurt this has caused," they said.

Contrast this with the Apostle Paul: "Be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the power of God."

What a striking contrast.


The latest senior appointee in the Church of England has taken off his mask of biblical Christianity and is joining the call within the "church" for a "radical new Christian inclusion."

Much like US presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is doing daily on the campaign trail. Iowa Democrats have apparently bought into the deception.

Stephen Cottrell, the incoming Archbishop of York, says,
"I am not sure the church has ever before had to face the challenge being seen as immoral by the culture in which it is set." Then he noted, that "taking a strictly biblical view can actually legitimize homophobia in others."
He continues,
"What we can do is recognize that what we know now about human development and human sexuality requires us to look again at those texts to see what they are actually saying to our situation, for what we know now is not what was known then."

He then said,
"The Church of England should be united in our condemnation of homophobia" because, "It is of little comfort to young gay and lesbian members of our church to know that while prejudice against then is abhorred, any committed faithful sexual expression of their love for one another is forbidden."

Franklin Graham wrote an open letter to UK citizens. He said in part:

"The world has changed dramatically since my father, Billy Graham, was last in the UK. Church membership has declined, morality is falling, the institution of marriage is at risk, godless secularism is permeating all levels of society, including, sadly to say, some churches. Though much has changed , the solution to our world's problems hasn't changed---it lies in faith in God through His Son, Jesus Christ. That is the timeless hope of the Gospel."

Sadly, the UK's first cousin---the United States---is experimenting with this same path. American Churches are splitting over the issue of homosexual behavior---churches are more focused on being "relevant" than biblical---pastors more focused on being accepted than challenged.

Consider this: "For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is the power of God unto salvation."

Be Informed. Be Bold. Be Faithful. Be Prayerful.


4 comments:

  1. For 8 lovely years, America was at relative peace, except for the racist rage and hate of others, underlying the Republican and evangelical movement. In 1979, Jerry Falwell and other false prophets turned the Christian movement and Christ’s sacrifice for all on its head. “Jerry Falwell wasn’t so concerned about moral decline in America. Rather, he wanted to stop Blacks from attending Christian Schools.” The church unfortunately fell in line and have now sold their souls to the Devil Trump, in ungodly worship and submission.
    The Devil Trump offered evangelicals what they coveted deeply, a bite at Trump’s poisonous apple of deception and control over others. Like stopping abortions, even though Trump’s Cult of Christians don’t care about living children being separated from their parents, living in deplorable conditions on the border, complete with unchecked abuses and death. When a woman chooses life and relies on welfare, they degrade the woman and child for their inability to take care of themselves. When a woman is on drugs, they would rather let the child be born addicted and raised in the hell of addiction, with little help for either. In America, where all rights are protected by the Constitution and not by the hypocrisy of evangelicals, women have the right to choose and suffer the consequences. It should not be up to a bunch of male hypocrites, who support our perverted President, to decide what a woman does with her body.
    The second bite stops gay people from having the same rights as everyone else. Even though Pastors commit adultery, priests molest children and 2/3’s of “Christian” men watch porn. Who are they to judge another’s sin, as worse than their own sin?
    The third bite is religious liberty, which really means evangelicals should be able to cross the line between church and state, while expecting other religions to keep their mouths shut and stay out of “their” America. The news media gives the fallen church lots of coverage to perpetrate Trump’s lies, but remnant Christians or those who do not support Trump are forced into silence and ignored. The Red Bluff Daily News does not allow me to use scripture to support my arguments, but the acceptable Christians are allowed to voice their thoughts, with scriptures on the religious page, chosen by the Editor Chip Thompson to support his or the communities believes. A good newspaper should be a place for all to voice their opinions with proper attribution, especially God’s Word. This is a violation of my religious liberty and a violation of my 1st Amendment Right. If Rick Perry, Trump and false prophets can say Trump is the “the “chosen” one, surely I should be able to quote scripture to point out how very wrong and anti-Christian this idea is.
    The black core is greed. Money and economy are more important to evangelicals, then their commitment to Christ. His warnings to those that treasure money and Trump over Christ says believers supporting the man of lawlessness will be rejected by Christ.

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  2. What about Graham, his wife and the pool boy? Let the hypocrite explain how he is better than gay people. Hypocrite!

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  3. Keep on preaching it Franklin Graham. STAY STRONG.

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  4. Perhaps, Pat Johnston should stop trying to put blame on Franklin Graham and other Christians, and head straight for the Bible, God's Word, and search for the truth. Pat would rather put demonize the messenger, rather than seek and know the truth. Perhaps Pat worships a 'god' other than the God of the Bible and that is Pat's real issue.
    Franklin keep up the work God has called you to!!!

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