Buffalo: Yesterday and Today

The year was 1988. The heat was described in Decision magazine as “stifling” and “oppressive.” But, the warm temperatures and violent thunderstorms in the area couldn’t keep thousands from attending the Greater Buffalo-Niagara Billy Graham Crusade that August.
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This Date in History: Billy Graham’s first city-wide campaign begins

On Sept. 13, 1947, a historic event took place. It was the beginning of Billy Graham’s first city-wide campaign in Grand Rapids, Michigan, held under the banner of Youth for Christ as it would be three more years until the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association came into existence.
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Bear One Another’s Burdens

It’s so easy to give to a charity or a ministry and feel good about it. It’s not so easy to provide the personal charity. It’s easier to give to someone overseas than it is to take a casserole next door. May God give us the sensitivity to recognize the needs of those around us and lend a helping hand.
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There’s a Purpose

ix months after the assassination of President Kennedy, on May 17, 1964, a special memorial service was held at Kenan Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Billy Graham offered a tribute to the President, in which he shares a personal memory of an important conversation.
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Billy Graham: You are Greater than your Work

A special message from Billy Graham as we prepare for the national observance of Labor Day.
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Staff Picks from Ruth’s Attic Bookstore

We are beginning a new feature on blog. We will regularly highlight a special book or item from Ruth’s Attic Bookstore. These items might be new releases, especially popular with our customers, or something that holds a special place in the heart of a member of our time.
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Crusade City Spotlight: Tampa

Billy Graham has strong ties and connections to Tampa, the site of the Republican National Convention, which starts this week. You could say that Billy Graham’s ministry began in Tampa.
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In His Own Words: What Has Billy Graham Said About Leadership?

Throughout his ministry, Billy Graham has spoken often on the topic of leadership. Here are excerpts from one of his speeches entitled “Qualities of Leadership.” He delivered this address at a civic luncheon in Denver in 1987. He also gave similar speeches at other luncheons around the country, and the truths contained within are just as applicable today.
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This Date in History: August 13, 1943 – Wedding Day

Billy and Ruth Graham were married Friday, August 13, 1943, at Montreat Presbyterian Church in Montreat, N.C. Here are reflections on that special day from both Billy and Ruth.
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The Enduring Crown

In honor of the Olympics, we wanted to share this powerful message from Franklin Graham from Decision magazine.
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