Renowned evangelist and preacher Billy Graham is praying fervently for a “fresh spiritual awakening” in America, according to a letter he has published on his website. The letter focuses on Graham’s new outreach project, a video/TV special titled My Hope America which will coincide with his 95th birthday in November.
According to Graham’s letter, the special will include “several wonderful, real-life stories of people whose lives were transformed by Jesus Christ interwoven with a message from my heart about the healing power of the Gospel.” He also wrote that “if ever there was a time this country needed the intervention of God, it is now.”
“Remember that when God sets out to change a nation, He begins by changing people,” Graham continued. “It starts with individuals. The more I pray, the more deeply I feel that My Hope America is the right outreach for this country today.”
The special will include new, current footage of Graham giving an evangelistic message. Graham requested readers to tell their pastors about the program; more than 16,000 from across the country have signed up to participate.
“Most of all, we ask for your prayers and participation so that the hope of the Gospel can touch not only people across the nation, but people you personally know and care about.”