All posts tagged "Graham"

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    How Billy Graham Killed Communism with Kindness

    Graham preached behind the Iron Curtain, driving his critics crazy. The Billy Graham of the 1950s reflected the political mood of the United States of that era. His visceral anticommunism expressed itself during the Greater Los Angeles crusade of 1949 in his assessment of the looming Soviet threat. “Sleek Russian bombers,” he...

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    Billy Graham Is in Heaven. His Funeral Guests Got a Glimpse of It.

    (UPDATED) A first-hand report from the evangelist’s “last crusade,” which he planned years before his death last week at 99. Billy Graham, the famed evangelist remembered for his straightforward Bible preaching and his spirit of Christian unity, once again brought Christians together—literally under one big tent. After spending his life traveling the...

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    Billy Graham Is in Heaven. His Funeral Guests Got a Glimpse of It.

    (UPDATED) A first-hand report from the evangelist’s “last crusade,” which he planned years before his death last week at 99. Billy Graham, the famed evangelist remembered for his straightforward Bible preaching and his spirit of Christian unity, once again brought Christians together—literally under one big tent. After spending his life traveling the...

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    Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died

    ‘America’s pastor’ shaped modern evangelicalism. Billy Graham was perhaps the most significant religious figure of the 20th century, and the organizations and the movement he helped spawn continue to shape the 21st. During his life, Graham preached in person to more than 100 million people and to millions more via television, satellite,...

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    How Billy Graham Brokered World Peace Between Evangelism and Social Justice

    The evangelist partnered with John Stott on the Lausanne Movement and helped revive the World Evangelical Alliance. In 1974, Billy Graham convened an enormous conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. “I traveled the whole world meeting such wonderful leaders,” Graham later told Lausanne global executive director Michael Oh. “But I found that they didn’t...

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    How Billy Graham Brokered World Peace Between Evangelism and Social Justice

    The evangelist partnered with John Stott on the Lausanne Movement and helped revive the World Evangelical Alliance. In 1974, Billy Graham convened an enormous conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. “I traveled the whole world meeting such wonderful leaders,” Graham later told Lausanne global executive director Michael Oh. “But I found that they didn’t...

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    Billy Graham Goes to Washington: First Pastor Honored in US Capitol

    Before his “canvas cathedral” funeral, the late evangelist will be the first private citizen since Rosa Parks to get a viewing in the Rotunda. A week after his death, Billy Graham will become the first religious leader and fourth private citizen in history to lie in honor at the US Capitol. House...

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    Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died

    ‘America’s pastor’ shaped modern evangelicalism. Billy Graham was perhaps the most significant religious figure of the 20th century, and the organizations and the movement he helped spawn continue to shape the 21st. During his life, Graham preached in person to more than 100 million people and to millions more via television, satellite,...

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    Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died

    ‘America’s pastor’ shaped modern evangelicalism. Billy Graham was perhaps the most significant religious figure of the 20th century, and the organizations and the movement he helped spawn continue to shape the 21st. During his life, Graham preached in person to more than 100 million people and to millions more via television, satellite,...

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    You Can Debate Franklin Graham on Martyrs, But Not the World’s Persecution Problem

    DC summit rallies victims and advocates from 130 nations, including Vice President Pence. Franklin Graham condemned the “Christian genocide” that’s killing “over 100,000 a year because of their faith in Christ” at a Washington, D.C., gathering of 600 persecuted believers and their advocates from 130 countries. “I am sure the number of...