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This Date in History: July 14, 1950 – Billy Graham’s First White House Visit

On July 14, 1950, a young Billy Graham made his first visit to the White House, for a meeting with President Truman. He brought along Crusade team members Grady Wilson, Cliff Barrows and Jerry Beaven. He details the account in the opening pages of Just As I Am.
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Readers Theater with Kelly Chapman

On July 24, we invite you to bring your children to the Billy Graham Library for a special event. You’ll see author Kelly Chapman’s beloved characters from her books, Princess with a Purpose and A Warrior Prince for God, come to life through stage performances, interactive lessons, and more.
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Billy Graham: A Prayer for our Nation

As we celebrate Independence Day, we are reminded of this prayer, written by Billy Graham on the National Day of Prayer in 2001. Today, we hope you will join us in giving thanks for this great nation and praying spiritual renewal.
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1952 Washington D.C. Meeting

These are items which are not displayed in our permanent exhibit but are offered here for online viewing. A historic meeting was held during the Washington, D.C. Crusade that took place January 13 to February 17, 1952. In an unprecedented move, permission for the use of the Capitol steps and plaza was obtained to hold …
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O Canada: 5 Memorable Canadian Billy Graham Crusades

As our neighbors to the north celebrate Canada Day this weekend (July 1), we wanted to look back at some memorable highlights of Billy Graham’s ministry in Canada through the years.
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A Poem from Ruth Bell Graham

A poem by Ruth Bell Graham, from “Sitting by My Laughing Fire.”
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God in the Garden

The summer of 2012 marks the 55th anniversary of the monumental New York City Crusade in 1957. More than 56,000 made commitments to Jesus Christ! Of those new believers, 22,000 were under the age of 21. Story after story of lives forever changed, many of those stories from young people leaving behind a troubled past.
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In His Own Words: 5 Things Billy Graham Said About…Parenting

It’s time for another “In His Own Words” post. This month, we shine the light on parenting and what Billy Graham has had to say through the years. Obviously, there’s plenty of material, but these pieces of advice were some of our favorites.
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5 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is June 17! Do you still need an idea for a last-minute Father’s Day gift? Check out Ruth’s Attic Bookstore at the Billy Graham Library, or visit www.billygrahambookstore.com. You’ll be inspired …with some great reads that are sure to inspire him.
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This Date in History: June 14, 2007 – Remembering Ruth Bell Graham

Five years ago today, Ruth Bell Graham went home to be with Jesus.  As we reflect on her life, here’s an excerpt from Billy Graham’s book Nearing Home, that describes an anecdote about her gravestone that we wanted to share. My wife, Ruth, however, was one of those who could lighten heavy hearts, especially mine. …
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