“America’s pastor,” who was an adviser to presidents and preached the gospel to millions across the globe, died Feb. 21, 2018, at age 99. This resource page gathers Faith & Leadership essays about the great evangelist and his wife.
Grant Wacker: Billy Graham and Christian humility
Graham’s ministry was marked by personal humility -- but that never meant disparaging his accomplishments.
Grant Wacker: Billy Graham was a model for what Americans wanted to be
The author of “America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation” explains how Graham reflected and changed 20th-century American culture.
Excerpt from ‘America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation’ by Grant Wacker
In the epilogue of his new book on America’s most influential evangelist, Duke Divinity School professor emeritus Grant Wacker recalls a visit with Billy Graham.
Grant Wacker: Billy Graham’s legacy
Despite his flaws, Billy Graham is a model for Christian life and ministry, says Duke Divinity School professor emeritus Grant Wacker in this audio talk.
Anne Blue Wills: Ruth Bell Graham was more than Billy Graham's wife
The story of Ruth Bell Graham is not well-known. Although she embraced her role of “preacher's wife,” she also lived out a deeply personal Christian commitment, says a scholar at Davidson College who is writing her biography.