Franklin Graham Danielle Griffith, Naomi Spradlin, Simona Stefanakova, Shen Li, Alexis Taylor


  • American Christian Evangelist and Missionary
  • Son of Billy Graham
  • President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritans Purse
  • Married to Jane Graham and has 4 children

Mission Statement

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • From the Asheville, NC in the Appalachian Mountains
  • Attended a Christian school, Stony Brook School in NY
  • Attended high school in North Carolina, and college at Appalachian State
  • Came to know the Lord at age of 22 in a hotel room in Jerusalem
  • Franklin uses his platform as a speaker and author to address moral and social issues.
  • He leads people biblically in national and world events
  • His organization leads through many catastrophic events like 9/11, civil war in Sudan, and many other natural disasters such as the Ebola Outbreak, and earthquakes in Japan, Haiti, and China.

Ethical Implications

  • President and CEO of 2 large organizations
  • 5 U.S. leaders and many world leaders
  • Encourages and boldly addresses current moral and social issues
  • World crisis responses
  • Franklin Graham Festivals (182)
  • Decision American Tour (2016)
  • Written many books of encouragement


  • Iraq invasion 2003 support
  • Inappropriate Islamic comments: statements, uninvited to National Day of Prayer
  • Remarks about Obama on CNN regarding faith
  • Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir indictment
  • North Carolina Amendment 1 support
  • Accused of taking 2 salaries

Biblical Implications

  • Proverbs 3:5-6
  • 2 Corinthians 4:5- " For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ our Lord, and ourselves as your servant for Jesus' sake".
  • Luke 10:30-37- The Good Samaritan


  • Matthew 19:14- " Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them.
  • Franklin Graham Biographies (2016). Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Retrieved at
  • Graham, Franklin (2016). Twitter. Retrieved at


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