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. …

 

This Date in History: June 3, 1957

The year was 1957, the day was June 3. The New York City Crusade Committee met and voted to officially extend the monumental Crusade to July 20, where a closing ceremony would be held at Yankee Stadium.