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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.


Crusade City Spotlight: London

Viewers around the world are tuned into the Olympics in London. In the United States, despite a five-hour delay and constant spoilers on news sites and Twitter, many of us are still staying up way past our bedtimes to watch the events transpire. As people around the world watch the happenings in London, it’s a great time to shine our “Crusade City Spotlight” on this world capital.


A Classic Message from Billy Graham: Are You Getting What You Want?

We Christians have talked so much about the negative side of Christian experience that we have forgotten to emphasize the positive, joyous, thrilling and victorious experience of daily fellowship with Christ. Read along as Billy Graham reveals how God fills the deepest desires of the human heart.


This Date in History: July 14, 1950 – Billy Graham’s First White House Visit

On July 14, 1950, a young Billy Graham made his first visit to the White House, for a meeting with President Truman. He brought along Crusade team members Grady Wilson, Cliff Barrows and Jerry Beaven. He details the account in the opening pages of Just As I Am.


Excerpt from “I Saw Your Sons at War”

On Memorial Day, as we honor those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom, we wanted to share these excerpts from Billy Graham’s “I Saw Your Sons at War,” his diary of his visit to Korea in 1953 during the height of the Korean War.


Crusade City Spotlight: Charlotte, NC

In this new feature on the blog, we’ll take a city where multiple Billy Graham Crusades were held, and we’ll tell you a little more about those events. We may as well start with Billy Graham’s hometown and the home of The Billy Graham Library – Charlotte, N.C.


Classic Words from Billy Graham for Mother’s Day

As we look to honor mothers this weekend, we wanted to share some classic thoughts from Billy Graham, taken from his autobiography Just As I Am.


Changed Hearts

Every day at the Billy Graham Library, there are stories of lives that have been forever changed. What starts as a simple visit ends with an incredible encounter and the beginning, or strengthening, of a relationship with Jesus Christ. Here are some of the stories we’ve heard recently.


Henry Blackaby Book-Signing on Friday, April 13

Come see us at the Billy Graham Library on Friday, April 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. for a book signing with Dr. Henry Blackaby, who has written numerous best-sellers, including Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God. Pick up one of Henry Blackaby’s books at Ruth’s Attic bookstore, or bring one of your own copies for him to sign.


At the Foot of the Cross

In November 2008, a cancer-ridden man begrudgingly entered the Billy Graham Library. Little did he know he would leave a different person.


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