The Legacy of the Gospel – Route 66 Amarillo, Texas

There is a legacy of ministry for the Graham’s in the state of Texas. While Billy Graham never preached in Amarillo, he did hold 12 Crusades in Texas. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham visited Amarillo, Texas in 2000. The Texas Panhandle Festival filled Amarillo’s Dick Bivins Stadium. More than 60,000 people attended the Festival.


The Legacy of the Gospel – Route 66 Oklahoma City

A legacy of ministry has taken place in the state of Oklahoma. Billy Graham held evangelistic events in the Oklahoma City area from 1956-2003 where over 696,000 people came to hear Mr. Graham preach. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham has travelled a number of times to the Oklahoma City area between 1991 and 2016.


Prayer in the Midst of Tragedy

On September 21, 2001, in a quick response to the crisis of the September 11th attacks, The Billy Graham Prayer Center opened just a few blocks from where the twin towers once stood. So many people were desperate for hope. The prayer center became a place of respite and comfort for months in the midst …


The Legacy of the Gospel – Route 66 Missouri

The Graham’s have a legacy of ministry in Missouri. Billy Graham held several evangelistic events between 1953 and 1999 with over 742,000 people who attended. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham travelled to the St. Louis area for an evangelistic event back in 2009. On August 2, 2009, Franklin held Rock the River at Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis. Over 65,000 people attended the event.


Billy Graham’s Ministry to Spanish-Speaking People

Billy Graham had a heart to share the Gospel all over the world to people of all languages. He traveled all over the world to tell others about the saving love of Jesus Christ. His travels included many countries where the national language is Spanish. Below, see some of the items in the archives at …


The Legacy of the Gospel – Route 66

Both Billy Graham and his son, Franklin Graham, have a history in the Chicago area. Billy Graham, had evangelistic events between 1959 and 1980 in the Chicago metropolitan area and had a combined attendance of 1.14 million people.


Monday Memorabilia: Ruth’s Tin Cans

What can you do with a tin can? Mrs. Graham came up with some unusual ways to utilize the cans.
In the early days of living in Montreat, with little money, Ruth Graham took tin cans to make her own light fixtures and shades.


Billy Graham’s September 11th Story

  Many people remember where they were and what they were doing on September 11, 2001. Billy Graham was at his home in North Carolina. His personal assistant, Maury Scobee, had just come from the McDonald’s drive-thru. After taking several bites of his breakfast, he heard the terrible news on the radio that sent shock …


Archive Insider: Hoya Clock

  Throughout 2021, we’ll be honoring our local heroes by showcasing items given to Billy Graham by law enforcement, fire, and military personnel throughout the course of his ministry. Billy Graham held a number of Crusades in Japan throughout his more than seventy yearlong ministry. While preaching the Good News overseas, he often spent time …