Remembering Ruth

Ruth Bell Graham, wife of evangelist Billy Graham, was born at Qingjiang, Kiangsu, China, on June 10, 1920, as Ruth McCue Bell. She passed into the loving arms of Jesus on June 14, 2007. Today we share a reflection from her granddaughter, Cissie Graham Lynch, on Ruth’s wisdom and legacy.


On This Date . . . Billy Graham and Ruth Bell are Married

On August 13, 1943, Billy Graham married Ruth McCue Bell in the Gaither Chapel in Montreat, N.C. Ruth wrote this poem / prayer about her impending marriage: Various mementos from Billy and Ruth’s wedding are on display in the Billy Graham Library’s Journey of Faith. Some of the items guests can see while visiting the …


Remembering Ruth Bell Graham

Last month we talked about Ruth’s early years, her growing up, and beginning school years in China. How she furthered her education in Korea, then at Wheaton College, and how God prepared her to eventually become the wife of Billy Graham. However, those who had the opportunity to meet her (or read some of her …


Remembering Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham was a woman who many family and friends recall as the most godly person they ever encountered. Full of wit and a passion for helping others, Ruth passed on June 14, 2007. Ruth’s sister, Virginia Somerville, shared this about her: “When she was 13, Ruth wrote a poem about Chinese graves. It …


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.