Evangelist Franklin Graham reacted Wednesday to a report about a shocking increase in sexually transmitted diseases in the US. In a series of tweets, he said, “The CDC announced yesterday that our nation has set another record, but it’s not one to celebrate.” “Last year nearly 2.3 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases were diagnosed in the U.S. That broke the record set in 2016 by nearly 200,000 cases,” Graham points out.

“An STD expert says that President Trump should declare this a public health crisis. I believe what America has is a moral crisis and a spiritual crisis. And it manifests itself in many ways, including this public health crisis. Sin always has a cost, a consequence. God loves us and wants to protect us. His Word tells us what to do: ‘Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but he sexually immoral person sins against his own body.'” (1 Cor. 6:18). READ MORE