In may of 1934, the christian businessmen of charlotte, nc, secured permission to hold an all-day prayer meeting at the graham farm on that day, a prayer was raised – that it was in that year the previously reluctant billy graham gave his life to the lord at a revival meeting led by travelling evangelist rev mordecai ham. As the world celebrates the life of billy graham, lon allison shares the story of the man and his message of jesus christ with a whole new generation as i hope you will hear clearly in what follows, he touched people like me with very little religious background —lon allison, from the introduction billy. As an evangelist he preached to millions as an evangelical he put a movement on the map. Early life religious figure and christian evangelist william franklin graham, jr was born on november 7, 1918, in charlotte, north carolina, to parents william and morrow graham billy graham was the first of four children raised on the family's dairy farm in charlotte in hindsight there was little indication. Billy graham has died at the age of 99 here's a look back at how he transformed american religious life through his preaching (wsoc, cnn, getty images,billy graham evangelistic association.
Billy graham marvels at technology's power to improve lives and change the world -- but says the end of evil, suffering and death will come only after the world what's life all about why am i here 12:27 even if you have no religious belief, there are times when you wonder that there's something else thomas edison. Tional community and religious communities was being redefined, and evangelical christians were developing a new understanding of themselves as christian citizens graham's message provided guidelines for this process 1 david aikman, billy graham: his life and influence (nashville, 2007), 1 2 time magazine.
The american evangelist billy graham, one of the most important religious figures of the past century, has died aged 99 in a career spanning more than 60 one of the more intriguing episodes of graham's life saw him befriend los angeles gangland boss mickey cohen they were introduced by a mutual.
Montreat, nc — the rev billy graham, who transformed american religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard christian evangelist in history, died wednesday he was 99 graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and.
President lyndon johnson presents the man of the year award of the big brothers organization to evangelist billy graham at the white house in washington, dc, in may, 1966 graham, who transformed american religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and. The son of a prosperous dairy farmer, billy graham grew up in rural north carolina in 1934, while attending a revival meeting led by the evangelist mordecai ham, he underwent a religious experience and professed his “decision for christ” in 1936 he left his father's dairy farm to attend bob jones college.