Franklin Graham Commissioned August 22 As Day Of Prayer For Afghanistan

by Seth Udinski
Franklin Graham Commissions August 22 As Day Of Prayer for Afghanistan

Seth Udinski, FISM News


The Christian community is coming alongside the believers in Afghanistan as the troubling crisis in the Middle East continues to develop.

Over the weekend, Rev. Franklin Graham, pastor and president of the evangelical relief ministry Samaritan’s Purse, commissioned Christians worldwide to dedicate Sunday, August 22, as a special day of prayer for Afghanistan.  Graham said over the weekend,

There is no hope for these people to get out safely—apart from a miracle from the hand of God—and that’s what we need to pray for.

Samaritan’s Purse is working with other groups to evacuate Americans from the region.  Graham’s son Edward, who served six tours of duty in Afghanistan in the U.S. Army, said,

I spent years there and lost many friends.  There are many Afghan people that I love. This is a manmade disaster and there isn’t a person or an organization that can fix this. Only God can deliver us from this crisis.

Indeed, this is a manmade disaster, and the Biden Administration is largely to blame.  Franklin Graham, who has been an outspoken critic of President Biden, expounded on this idea and pleaded for God’s hand of mercy on the United States.

The blood of this nation will be on the hands of the Biden/Harris administration.  And on top of these tragedies—how can any country in the world trust America now? Our enemies are laughing at us. May God have mercy on the United States of America.