A Look Back at 2022

January 12, 2023

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2022 was a year of change for the Billy Graham Library. From the refresh of The Journey of Faith, to the addition of Billy Kim Hall and opening of the Billy Graham Archive and Research Center, the updates at the Library have positioned our staff and volunteers to welcome a new generation to hear the Gospel message and experience the legacy of Billy Graham.

As 2023 is gearing up, take a look back at these moments from 2022 that you may have missed that were the most read posts from the year.

#10 Billy Graham and His Friendship with Queen Elizabeth

As Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her platinum jubilee in June, we look at the unique friendship spanning multiple decades between Her Majesty and Rev. Billy Graham.

#9 Celebrating 15 Years

2022 marked the 15th anniversary of the Billy Graham Library opening. Revisit some of the memorable moments from each year since the June 2007 dedication of the Billy Graham Library.

#8 Remembering Billy Graham: Heaven Is Home

Will Graham, evangelist, vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and grandson of Billy Graham, shared memories of his grandfather on the 4th anniversary of his passing.

#7 Billy and Ruth Graham’s 79th Anniversary

Billy and Ruth Graham married in Gaither Chapel in Montreat, North Carolina on Aug. 13, 1943. Read Billy Graham’s reflections on his wedding day and the gift Ruth gave him on their wedding day.

#6 Construction Update

The Billy Graham Library’s Journey of Faith tour underwent a refresh and technology update in 2022. See photos from work in progress.

#5 Will We Recognize and Be Reunited with Our Loved Ones?

How did Billy Graham respond to the question: Will we recognize and be reunited with our loved ones in Heaven?

#4 Remembering Ruth Bell Graham

Words from Billy Graham about his beloved wife, Ruth Bell Graham who passed away in June 2007.

#3 ‘Christmas at the Library’ Begins November 28

After being closed for 11 months, the Billy Graham Library reopened on Nov. 28 for the 15th annual Christmas at the Library celebration.

#2 Billy Graham and Queen Elizabeth II

In September 2022, the world watched as people across the globe mourned the passing on Queen Elizabeth II. Billy Graham had the honor of an audience with the queen on multiple occasions during their more than 60-year friendship.

#1 An Inside Look at Changes Coming to the Billy Graham Library

In March, with renovations underway, we shared the vision of what was to come for the Billy Graham Library, Billy Graham Archive and Research Center, and Billy Kim Hall at the Billy Graham Library.

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