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Billy Graham Rapid Response Team

2001

In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attack in 2001, the BGEA started a training program to minister to victims of grief and trauma. The Rapid Response Team has since been deployed to more than 150 disaster zones.

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Billy Graham

William Franklin Graham was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him “among the most influential Christian leaders” of the 20th century. As a preacher, he held large indoor and outdoor rallies with…

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