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Scripture Memorization for Kids

Ruth Bell Graham taught her children from an early age to memorize Scripture. Billy and Ruth Graham’s great-grandchildren still use these tools as they carry on this legacy of faith as they learn the Gospel Alphabet.

 

From the Bookshelf of Billy Graham – February 2015

From February 19 – March 12, 1950, Billy Graham and his team held their first major southern Crusade in Columbia, South Carolina. He would later receive “The Faith We Have Not Kept” from Strom Thurmond with whom he and Ruth stayed during their time in Columbia.

 

Staff Picks – College Care Pack

Ruth Graham once wrote, “Dear Journal, Never let a single day pass without saying an encouraging word to each child . . . ‘More people fail for lack of encouragement,’ someone wrote, ‘than for any other reason.”

 

In His Own Words – Being a Father

God’s ideal for the home is to have both the father and the mother available to their children throughout their growing years. But sometimes separation can’t be avoided. Over the years, the BGEA and the Team became my second family without me realizing it. Ruth says those of us who were off traveling missed the …

 

From Billy Graham to the Graduate

God calls us to invest our time, our very lives, primarily in people, not in projects or possessions. We are to behave like Jesus. He’s our example; He lived and died for others. Jesus told his disciples, “Lay up for yourselves, treasures in heaven.”

 

5 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is June 17! Do you still need an idea for a last-minute Father’s Day gift? Check out Ruth’s Attic Bookstore at the Billy Graham Library, or visit www.billygrahambookstore.com. You’ll be inspired …with some great reads that are sure to inspire him.