Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) reported the debut of “The Billy Graham Channel” from November 6 through November 17 on channel 145 on satellite and through streaming. Introducing in celebration of the commended preacher’s 99th birthday, the company listeners countrywide can access the preacher’s timeless, promising messages from his 7 decades of ministry.
Jim Kirkland, the Executive Director of Audio Media, at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, expressed that on November 7, Billy Graham rejoices his 99th birthday and they, along with Sirius XM, thought a channel showcasing some of Graham’s most timeless messages would be an apt way to celebrate the occasion. ‘The Billy Graham Channel’ is the sort of gift Mr. Graham would considerably appreciate: it assists point others to the faith in Jesus Christ.
Dave Gorab, the VP and GM, Talk Programming with Sirius XM, expressed that Graham has inspired many Americans with his positive messages of courage, love, forgiveness and hope. They are delighted to be part of Graham’s 99th birthday celebration by getting this limited engagement channel to Sirius XM listeners coast to coast.
Besides the catalog of Graham’s inspiring sermons and messages, “The Billy Graham Channel” will also comprise personal reflections on his life by friends and family including Billy Graham’s daughter, Anne Graham Lotz and his son, Franklin Graham.
Born in 1918, Graham has preached the Gospel to around 215 million people in over 185 territories and nations. Since the Los Angeles Crusade in 1949, Graham has led several people to make personal choices to live for Christ, which is the key mission of his ministry.
The BGEA was formed in 1950 to spread the message of Jesus Christ across the world by all effective means available. Its audio ministry accomplishes that objective by producing several broadcast and online programs. The latest program in the audio ministry’s line-up is GPS, which stands for God. People. Stories.