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June 3, 1973: Billy Graham Preaches to 1.1 million in Korea

On this date in 1973, Billy Graham closed his 5-day Seoul, Korea Crusade in front of a crowd estimated by local officials to exceed 1.1 million. Over the course of the Crusade, Mr. Graham preached to more than 3 million, which topped the totals of the historic 16-week, 1957 New York City Crusade. These excerpts from John Pollock’s authorized biography of Billy Graham, The Billy Graham Story, give us insight into that historic day.

 

Being a Christian

Becoming a Christian is the work of a moment; being a Christian is the work of a lifetime. Read more from Billy Graham.

 

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.

 

Billy Graham: What is God Like?

Some see God as a harsh father, waiting to punish His children when they do something wrong. Others perceive God as unable to handle the evil on earth, or indifferent to the suffering caused by it. God’s love is unchangeable; He knows exactly what we are and loves us anyway.

 

An Eye-Opening Experience

Debbie Hall and her husband are restaurant managers with conflicting schedules. They don’t get much time together but did take a Valentine’s Day trip to the Billy Graham Library.