Evangelist Franklin Graham, son of the late Rev. Billy Graham, warned the Californians this week that their state is "in trouble" as it nears the primary election next week.
Graham – whose father was a world-renowned preacher who died on February 21 at the age of 99 – is on a 10-hour tour of California and urges his evangelical Christians to quit the "blue wall" in the hope destroy the liberal majority of Golden State.
During a speech Monday night in Fresno, in the Central Valley of the state, the 65-year-old fourth oldest of Billy Graham's five children emphasized the importance of participating in the democratic process.
"Our country is in trouble," Graham told An Audience at the Fresno Fairgrounds as part of its decision to tour America California, according to the Fresno Bee. They know that God hears prayers.
Graham referred to politics in his speech, reminding the crowd that "it is not yet too late to change that state of affairs." While voters encouraged candidates to support Christian values, she said Bee."
Of the stops on the California tour, there are three "in or adjacent critical House districts in the Central Valley," while "others hug the line between red and blue the state," the New York Times reported. The tour ends on the 5th of June, the first day.
Two weeks ago he spoke with other evangelicals and top donors in a locker room at the Rose Bowl, Graham urging his supporters to stand against the "Blue Wall" in California, the Times added, adding it Time for parishes to choose.
Even if Graham's message agrees with the evangelicals who make up 20 percent of California's population According to the Pew Research Center, political strategists are still skeptical that the state will turn red in November.