Eva Schloss, 88, the stepdaughter of Anne Frank’s father, 88, told an audience at Duke University Monday night she has forgiven Germany but not the Nazis who imprisoned her family in Auschwitz where her father ad brother died.
Religious faith and gun-control philosophy intersect in myriad ways, including: whether a congregation should allow members to carry concealed weapons onto church grounds as a matter of security and whether God’s people have a responsibility to defend themselves and their families even if it means taking another person’s life.
Rev. Billy Graham was laid to rest on Friday, March 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The funeral took place at the Billy Graham Library, where the evangelist will be buried next to his late wife, Ruth, in a memorial prayer garden.
This is the story behind Billy Graham’s casket and the prison inmates who made it. The evangelical preacher brought God to those with life sentences at Angola. In return, they gave him his final resting place. Graham will be buried Friday in Charlotte.
The body of evangelist Billy Graham was escorted by a 10-car motorcade from Asheville on Saturday to his hometown of Charlotte, where his funeral and burial will be held next Friday. President Donald Trump is confirmed to attend the service, a family spokesman said.
The announcements for Davis’ appearance do not mention a title, the fact that her public talks in recent years almost always move from “social justice” to attacks on Israel, and that she is a prominent promoter of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Graham’s preaching remained the centerpiece. He was not an elegant speaker, yet his combination of style, timing, authority and, above all, sincerity left little doubt that he was the best in the world at what he did.
VIDEO: See photos from the life of evangelist Rev. Billy Graham and listen to excerpts from a sermon he preached about death at Duke University in 1973. Graham died Wednesday morning, Feb. 21, 2018 at his home in North Carolina.
This is one of the first opportunities in North Carolina that students have been given a platform to share their voices, to share their pain and frustrations, to demand a hearing from the powers that be.
The United Methodist Church is mulling three policy models for how the denomination could treat LGBTQ members and clergy. They range from keeping exclusive language in the Book of Discipline to branching the church according to beliefs about religion and sexuality.