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In His Own Words: Billy Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.

In his autobiography, Billy Graham recounts the moments after hearing of the Dr. Martin Luther King’s death in 1968: ”Not only was I losing a friend through a vicious and senseless killing, but America was losing a social leader and a prophet…” As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are looking back at some other things Billy Graham had to say about his friend.

 

In His Own Words: What Has Billy Graham Said About Leadership?

Throughout his ministry, Billy Graham has spoken often on the topic of leadership. Here are excerpts from one of his speeches entitled “Qualities of Leadership.” He delivered this address at a civic luncheon in Denver in 1987. He also gave similar speeches at other luncheons around the country, and the truths contained within are just as applicable today.