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Billy Graham
b. November 7, 1918 – • Evangelist
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Graham, ‘Billy’
Graham, ‘Billy’ (William Franklin Graham, 1918–), American Evangelist. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, he experienced conversion at the age of 16. He graduated from Wheaton College, Illinois, in 1943 and entered the Southern *Baptist ministry. When the American based ‘Youth for Christ International’
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Graham, Billy
Graham, Billy(born 1918). In the second half of the 20th century, Billy Graham was known the world over for his entertaining style of evangelism. Beginning in 1944 this Christian evangelist conducted crusades, or preaching campaigns, in North America, the Far East, Europe, and Africa. In the 1980s he
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Graham, William “Billy” Franklin
Graham, William “Billy” Franklin (1918–). International evangelist from the United States and founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. G. has been instrumental in the origin and development of the ⇒Lausanne Movement and other evangelical movements that reiterate the centrality of evangelization.
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William Franklin Graham
Graham, William (“Billy“) Franklin (b. 1918). The most influential American evangelist of the twentieth century, Billy Graham’s success was tied to preaching a simple gospel message using the tools and methods of mass communication. Born in North Carolina, Graham became a Christian at the age of sixteen.
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Billy Graham
Evangelists and ApologistsBilly GrahamEvangelist to millions“When God gets ready to shake America, he may not take the Ph.D. and the D.D. God may choose a country boy … and I pray that he would!”The litany of accomplishments is familiar. Billy Graham has preached the gospel of Christ in person
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Graham, William Franklin, Jr.
Graham, William (“billy”) franklin, Jr. (born 1918)International evangelist, writer, and religious leaderGraham was born November 7, 1918, in Charlotte, North Carolina, the first son of William F. and Morrow Graham. His parents owned a dairy farm and were active members of the Associate Presbyterian