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Crusade City Spotlight – Pittsburgh, PA

Roots of Revival in the Steel City Western Pennsylvania is rich in history. Settled by immigrants from across Europe, the landscape is dotted by churches that reflect the diverse heritage. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is Pittsburgh, Penn. Known as The Golden Triangle, The City of Champions and The Steel City; Pittsburgh …

 

Crusade City Spotlight: Phoenix, Ariz.

With an estimated population exceeding 1.5 million, Phoenix is the 6th largest city in the United States. Billy Graham visited the Grand Canyon state on multiple occasions. Travel with us to the Valley of the Sun as we take a look those historic Phoenix Crusades

 

Grammy Winner George Beverly Shea

As people across the nation (and even around the world) tune into the Grammy Awards, we are reminiscing on the tremendous honor bestowed on one of our own two years ago.

 

George Beverly Shea at 104

George Beverly Shea turns 104 on Friday, Feb. 1! Please join us in wishing him a happy birthday. The Billy Graham Library will host an exhibit in tribute to him from Feb. 1 to March 31.

 

Crusade City Spotlight: New York, NY

Billy Graham, prior to his monumental Crusade in New York City in 1957, said that “no other city in America – perhaps in the world – presented as great a challenge to evangelism.” But, at the same time, the team recognized the tremendous opportunity to reaching that city with the Gospel. Take a look with us now as we shine the “Crusade City Spotlight” on the Big Apple.

 

Buffalo: Yesterday and Today

The year was 1988. The heat was described in Decision magazine as “stifling” and “oppressive.” But, the warm temperatures and violent thunderstorms in the area couldn’t keep thousands from attending the Greater Buffalo-Niagara Billy Graham Crusade that August.