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Billy Graham: The Story of a Gospel General – In Memoriam

When dairy farmer William Franklin Graham Sr. and his wife first held their son in the autumn of 1918, little did they imagined that this boy would change the landscape of evangelism of the 20th-century. No; William Franklin Graham Jr. – Billy, for short – only imbibed himself in books, swung on trees like Tarzan and gave out a yell with a thundering voice that the world, many decades later, would hear. Despite being diligently raised in a local Presbyterian church, Graham’s life was not smooth-sailing – in fact, his youth group considered him “too worldly.” He was almost expelled from Bob Jones College – if not for the words of Bob Jones Sr. himself, “You have a voice that pulls. God can use that voice of yours. He can use it mightily.”

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