Former Gov. McCrory: Billy Graham "most important person" to come from NC

Evangelist Billy Graham marched with Rev. Martin Luther King at Selma

As Stereogum points out, Littlemore commented, "Not all of us are interested in celebrating a life of a bigot #fyi" from his personal account.

She hopes her two young grandsons carry on the legacy of Billy Graham, following in their great-grandfather's footsteps. "Second was his genuine humility", he continued. But a man who speaks all the time will say things in the absence of knowledge.

Officials said Thursday that the public can pay their respects to Graham at the Rotunda next Wednesday.

A year and a half ago, I sat down with Ed Stetzer, the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, to discuss my candidacy for the managing director role at the Center.

"I had to keep pinching myself", Brown said, as a reminder "that little me from Jamaica was sitting here like a president or a king, and Dr. He, I think, more than made up for whatever errors he might have made in his past". He once told a woman who wrote to him that her "misdirected" affection for another woman "will be judged by God's holy standards", the HuffPost reported.

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In "A Prophet With Honor: The Billy Graham Story", first published in 1991 and set for an updated, expanded release by Zondervan in March, Rice University biographer William Martin noted that Graham conducted crusades in half a dozen US cities in 1953. Graham welcomed representatives of other denominations, including Catholics, to attend his crusades. Watson said that Graham had integrated his crusades in the 1950s, even before the Civil Rights had taken hold, and was allied with Martin Luther King. It lasted four weeks. Yet, Graham would be the first to declare that he was simply the messenger. A surge in Bible sales also accompanied the revival.

"There are countless numbers who began their journey of faith because of Dr Graham", Welby said.

When Wiley-Taylor's wife's camera malfunctioned as she tried to take a photo of Graham, he instructed a staff member to "buy her a camera, and buy her a good one". "We are very glad of that".

"Broad-minded, forgiving, and humble in his treatment of others, he exemplified the life of Jesus Christ by constantly reaching out for opportunities to serve". "That's what his message is all about".

"But part of it is because of how the same he was as the rest of the Christian message". Each of us was hurtling toward Hell or Heaven, and there was only one way to enter the latter: through the belief in Jesus Christ as our personal lord and savior. Graham asked the crowd. "Christianity is not a white man's religion, and don't let anybody ever tell you that it's white or black".

"Through his ministry, he taught the world that Jesus is the way and the truth and the life".

Graham himself was never too fastidious in his theological adherence. Christ belongs to all people.

The 82-year-old Graham joked about his age on the final night, saying that the golden years are anything but golden.

"Why, I could make a quarter of a million dollars a year in this field or in Hollywood if I wanted to", Graham said.

President Donald Trump said on Twitter: "The GREAT Billy Graham is dead". For 20 years of my life, that was true of me. But as an American, I had not heard one of his sermons or watched any of his crusades.

Tall and handsome, Graham, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, cut a charismatic figure as an evangelical preacher whose huge tent meetings and rallies found audiences on radio and television.