On this date: The Modesto Manifesto

In 1948, Billy Graham began a series of evangelistic meetings in Modesto, California, along with his ministry team, comprised of Cliff Barrows, George Beverly (“Bev”) Shea and Grady Wilson.


On This Date: Billy Graham Library Dedication—May 31, 2007

Ten years ago, the Billy Graham Library was dedicated in a special ceremony. On May 31, 2007, more than 1,000 people, including three former U.S. presidents and many dignitaries, attended the ceremony in honor of the impact Billy Graham and his ministries have made around the world. Among many speakers that day was Billy Graham’s son, …


World Wide Pictures: Road to Redemption

Released in 2001, “Road to Redemption” from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s World Wide Pictures is one of many films included in the “Pioneering Christian Cinema” display now at the Billy Graham Library.


On this Date: January 20, 1997

On this date in 1997, Rev. Billy Graham gave the invocation at the second inauguration of President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore. These two license plates “Billy” and “Ruth” were given to Billy Graham and Ruth Graham for their car in Washington, D.C. Below is a portion of the prayer that was shared …


Memorable Moments in Presidential Inauguration History

As the nation prepares for the inauguration of our 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, take a walk with us as we look at some memorable inaugurations where Billy Graham or Franklin Graham delivered the invocation.