Chip and Joanna Gaines returning to TV
Hi, I'm Dennis with Dennison informed. And this is daily article from Monday, November twelve twenty eighteen. When chip and Joanna Gaines began remodeling homes. They had no idea that God would turn their business into a Global Witness their television show became the most watched series in the history of HDTV with an estimated audience of twenty five million viewers chip and Joanna left their show to have a fifth child and take time off for their family. But they announced last Friday on the tonight show with Jimmy Fallon that they're about to return to television discovery is confirmed that it is an exclusive talks to create a lifestyle focused media network for the couple consistent with their Christian faith, the gains hope quote to build a different kind of platform for unique inspiring and family friendly content. Our culture needs such content more than ever when Billy and Ruth Graham received the congressional gold medal in nineteen Ninety-six. Dr Graham told an assembly of our nation's most powerful leaders, quote, you know, the problems as well as I do crime and violence children taking weapons to school, broken families drugs teenage pregnancy and corruption the list is almost. Endless? We have confused liberty with license and we're paying the awful price. And the two decades since has our culture moved closer to God or further from them. Billy Graham, spent his first birthday in heaven this week the man who preached to more people than anyone in Christian history passed into God's presence last February he would have turned one hundred last Thursday. And so he celebrated his first century of life with the one who gave him eternal life. Speaking of the man, she called daddy angry and lots remembered his love for quote old blue jeans, comfortable sweaters, and a baseball cap as she thought about his remarkable, mind and heart. She noted quote, I can't help. But also think of his message because he was immersed in it saturated in it. He was his message a simple man who had responded to God's love by placing his faith in Jesus receiving the assurance that ascends. We're forgiven that he would not perish, but would have ever lasting life. Simple faith faith, at now matters more than anything else. Dr Bill Graham was an adviser to twelve US presidents, and perhaps the most influential in general of the twentieth century, but his daughter is exactly right. Her father's influence lay. In the. The fact that he was what he preached his integrity was the currency of ministry. His servant heart was captured by a savior and reflected. His father's love to a broken world. Dr Graham has been much on my mind because Janet I spent the weekend at the Billy Graham training center known as the cove and Asheville North Carolina. We were invited to speak at a spiritual renewal weekend hosted by Dallas Baptist University School. We both love in his introductory remarks. Friday evening, DB, president atom, right? Made a statement that power powerful impacted me, he quoted the note in Christian philosopher, Dallas Willard who wants advise pastor and author John or Berg to quote ruthlessly. Eliminate hurry from your life as a result. Doctor right shows, some forty six ten as our theme for the weekend be still and know that I am got doctor right suggestion I purchased or Berg's book. So keeping caring for the most important part of you in his introduction to the book. He offers this observation. Doctor Willard, quote, the most important thing in your life is not what you do. It's who you become. That's what you will take into eternity. You are an unceasing spiritual being with an eternal destiny in God's great universe. Billy Graham was the living in bodyman of doctor Willard statement as and noted her father was his message as a result his life was as most powerful sermon. And now he being dead yet speak. He ruse eleven for our culture is desperate for genuine Christians, not religious rules and institutions not surface. Pichu -ality people whose lives are being changed by the living Lord Jesus. And whose example offers others path to the peace. Enjoy no in one of the coves displace. I read the statement by doctor Graham, quote, the greatest need in the world is the transformation of human nature. We need a new heart that will not have lust and greed in hate in it, we need a heart filled with love and peace and joy. And that is why Jesus came into the world. He died on the cross to make peace between us and God. And to change us from within by spirit. He can change you. If you will turn to him in repentance and faith millions of people believed his words because they witnessed his life a changed life can change the world when Billy Graham was growing up on North Carolina farm, he could never have imagined the ways God would use him nor could chip and Joanna Gaines when they began remodeling homes in Waco, Texas, if we focused less on what we do and more on who we are becoming if our lives are the message of God's grace. There is no limit to the catalytic ways. God can use us for his glory and are good an x four thirteen when the authorities saw the boldness of Peter and John they were astonished, and they recognized that they had been with Jesus with the people who know you say the same of you. Thank you for listening. Today's daily article podcast for more news to Sern differently or to receive the daily article through Email, please. Visit Denison forum dark.