Billy Graham writes about his friend, George Beverly Shea: “The thing that impressed me most about Bev from the very beginning of our long association, was the life he lived behind the scenes…”
Next Friday, longtime soloist and original Billy Graham Crusade team member George Beverly Shea will celebrate his 104th birthday! Today, on the blog, we bring you “Staff Picks” from Ruth’s Attic Bookstore featuring none other than the legendary baritone.
In his autobiography, Billy Graham recounts the moments after hearing of the Dr. Martin Luther King’s death in 1968: ”Not only was I losing a friend through a vicious and senseless killing, but America was losing a social leader and a prophet…” As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are looking back at some other things Billy Graham had to say about his friend.
As the nation prepares for the inauguration of our 44th president Barack Obama’s second term, take a walk with us as we look at some memorable inaugurations where Billy Graham or Franklin Graham delivered the invocation.
There are a number of questions that Billy Graham has received from reporters and individuals alike. Today on the blog, we bring you the answers to some of these questions. Enjoy, and please share with us some of your favorites.
Billy Graham, prior to his monumental Crusade in New York City in 1957, said that “no other city in America – perhaps in the world – presented as great a challenge to evangelism.” But, at the same time, the team recognized the tremendous opportunity to reaching that city with the Gospel. Take a look with us now as we shine the “Crusade City Spotlight” on the Big Apple.
Whenever the opportunity became available, Billy Graham made every effort to visit and minister to the troops at military installations and on the front lines. After World War II, Mr. Graham visited United States military installations in Europe to encourage and minister to the soldiers. In 1952, Mr. Graham spent Christmas with the troops in …