Pastor to the Presidents

“You and Ruth must be here for our library dedication May 22.” The note came from the desk of former President Lyndon Johnson to Rev. and Mrs. Graham in 1971. Nearly four decades later, Billy Graham himself would be joined by President’s Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton at the opening of …


There’s a Purpose

ix months after the assassination of President Kennedy, on May 17, 1964, a special memorial service was held at Kenan Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Billy Graham offered a tribute to the President, in which he shares a personal memory of an important conversation.