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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 …

 

Blogging Year in Review: 6 Most Popular Posts from 2012

As we near the end of the year, we are taking a look back at a few of the most popular posts from 2012. These posts were the most read, shared and commented-on posts of the year. These are the 6 most popular posts of the past year.

 

The Preacher and the Presidents

There’s still time to get an up close and personal look at Billy Graham’s relationships with presidents and world leaders. Come see the exhibit “Billy Graham: God’s Ambassador to World Leaders,” on display now through the end of October.

 

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.

 

New Exhibit: God’s Ambassador to World Leaders

We have just unveiled a new exhibit at the Billy Graham Library called “Billy Graham: God’s Ambassador to World Leaders.” It showcases Billy Graham’s relationships with United States presidents, as well as other heads of state and world leaders.

 

Billy Graham: Pastor to Presidents

Every U.S. President since World War II has met with Billy Graham.  Billy Graham has often said, “Whether the story of Christ is told in a huge stadium, across the desk of a powerful leader, or shared with a golfing companion, it satisfies a common hunger. All over the world, whenever I meet people face-to-face, …