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In His Own Words: Billy Graham on Living the Christian Life

As the calendar turns to a new year, much time is being spent talking about “New Year’s Resolutions.” Maybe your focus is on being more physically fit. But, what about spiritual fitness? Here are some quotes from Billy Graham that we hope will inspire you in 2013.
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Blogging Year in Review: 6 Most Popular Posts from 2012

As we near the end of the year, we are taking a look back at a few of the most popular posts from 2012. These posts were the most read, shared and commented-on posts of the year. These are the 6 most popular posts of the past year.
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This Date in History: Billy Graham Receives Honorary Knighthood

At a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 6, 2001, Billy Graham received an honorary knighthood from Sir Christopher Meyer, the British Ambassador to the U.S., on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II.
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In His Own Words: Billy Graham on Thankfulness

While “thanksgiving” celebrations date back to the 1600s, it wasn’t until 1863 during the Civil War that Abraham Lincoln proclaimed that a national Thanksgiving Day would be held each November. As you observe this special time of year, here are some thoughts from Billy Graham on the topic of thankfulness.
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Service, Sacrifice and Freedom

In this classic message, Billy Graham challenges Christians to be committed to Jesus Christ no matter the sacrifice: “Let some veterans show you the scars that they have received in battle, and you will realize how much suffering, heartache and blood our freedoms have cost.”
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Happy Birthday, Billy Graham!

This week, Billy Graham celebrated his 94th birthday! Many visitors stopped by the Library to sign a special birthday banner. Those well-wishes will be shared with Mr. Graham at his home in Montreat, NC.
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This Date in History: Nov. 1, 1934 – Billy Graham Accepts Christ

In his autobiography Just As I Am, Billy Graham writes of Dr. Mordecai Ham’s revival meetings in Charlotte, NC, and the night he came to Christ.
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This Date in History: Oct. 15, 1989 – Star on Hollywood Blvd.

On this date in 1989, Billy Graham became the first clergyman to be honored with a star on Hollywood Boulevard for his work as a minister of the Gospel.
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When and where was Billy Graham’s largest Crusade?

From May 30 to June 3, 1973, an estimated 3.2 million people attended the Billy Graham Crusade in Seoul, South Korea, with 1.1 million traveling—mostly by foot—to the final service on the airstrip at Yoi-do Plaza. Some 75,000 inquirers made a decision for Christ during that Crusade.
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This Date in History: Monumental 1949 LA Crusade Begins

Sixty-three years ago today, the tent that had been erected on the corner of Washington and Hill streets in Los Angeles was “open for business.” The groundbreaking campaign, which was sponsored by the Christ for Greater Los Angeles Committee, was originally scheduled to last three weeks, but was extended to eight weeks due to overwhelming interest.
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