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Crusade City Spotlight: Greater New York City

Ten years ago on June 24-26, Billy Graham stood in front of thousands to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ at a public Crusade for the last time (although, he would preach alongside son Franklin Graham at the 2006 Celebration of Hope in New Orleans and in Metro Maryland Festival in Baltimore, and shared a …

 

This Date in History – the 75th Anniversary of Television

Billy Graham has always been committed to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ by every effective means. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), formed in 1950, began using television as early as 1951., while the medium was still in its infancy.

 

Johnny Cash

Today marks what would have been Johnny Cash’s 82nd birthday.

 

The BGEA Today

After several successful city-wide evangelistic Campaigns in the late 1940s, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association was incorporated in September 1950. Today, more than 60 years later, Billy Graham, Franklin Graham and Will Graham have held outreach events around the world. The association also continues to uphold its original mission, “proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord …

 

The BGEA Today

After several successful city-wide evangelistic Campaigns in the late 1940s, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association was incorporated in September 1950. Today, more than 60 years later, Billy Graham, Franklin Graham and Will Graham have held outreach events around the world. The association also continues to uphold its original mission, “proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord …

 

Life Lessons from Cliff Barrows at Age 90

As he celebrates his 90th birthday on Saturday, Cliff Barrows is an example of a life lived wholeheartedly for Jesus Christ. Still sharp as a tack, Scripture rolls off Barrows’ tongue as he doles out wisdom gained over the course of 90 years on this planet.

 

Crusade City Spotlight: Chicago

Billy Graham is no stranger to the city of Chicago. He graduated from Wheaton College, pastored a church, had his first radio program and met George Beverly Shea. He returned to Chicago for two landmark Crusades, once in 1962 and again in 1971. Travel with us to the “Windy City,” as we share more about these monumental events.