AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (BP)--The "first task" of Christian leaders is "to preserve the biblical integrity of the proclamation of the church and serve as vision carriers of its evangelistic vocation," according to an Amsterdam Declaration issued at the conclusion of the Billy Graham-sponsored Amsterdam 2000 conference, July 29-Aug. 6 in The Netherlands.
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (BP)–A pop star, a former White House official who went to prison and a tribesman who murdered missionaries testified about the power of Jesus Christ to transform their lives Aug. 2 at Amsterdam 2000. British singer Cliff Richard and Mincaye, a member of the Waodani tribe in Ecuador, joined Chuck Colson, Prison […]
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (BP)–The centrality of evangelism was underscored at the outset of the Amsterdam 2000 world conference of evangelists. Health problems, however, prevented Billy Graham from delivering his opening remarks even via satellite from Rochester, Minn., where the 81-year-old evangelist is being treated for fluid build-up on his brain. Instead, his son, Franklin, read […]
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (BP)–After nearly five decades leading one of the world’s largest ministries, William R. “Bill” Bright, founder and president of Campus Crusade for Christ International, announced to his worldwide staff July 26 his successor as president — Steve Douglass. Douglass, 55, currently serves as executive vice president and director of U.S. ministries for […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Billy Graham's participation in his Amsterdam 2000 evangelism conference will be limited to a satellite-beamed TV linkup, according to a July 20 news release, which reported that the 81-year-old evangelist is receiving outpatient care for fluid build-up in his brain.
MINNEAPOLIS (BP)--The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) is putting the final touches on "Amsterdam 2000," which could be the last conference led by the internationally-known Southern Baptist evangelist.
MINNEAPOLIS (BP)--A number of denominational leaders, pastors and professors from the Southern Baptist Convention will be participating in "Amsterdam 2000," the upcoming, worldwide gathering of evangelists in The Netherlands.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Thirty students from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will spend 10 days this summer in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, learning about evangelism through the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Southern Seminary has received 30 student scholarships for Amsterdam 2000, which will train participants to do effective evangelism in the 21st century. The conference also seeks to […]
MINNEAPOLIS (BP)–Evangelist Billy Graham announced plans for a conference of preaching evangelists to be held July 29-Aug. 6, 2000, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, the first in 14 years. “In the midst of the rapid change in almost every phase of our lives, the task of worldwide evangelization remains a priority of the Body of Christ,” […]