Billy Graham’s 100th YearBy Mark Denison
On November 7, Billy Graham celebrated his 99th birthday. As he enters his 100th year of life, this seems like a good time to look back at his amazing achievements. Dr. Graham has been recognized as “America’s Pastor” and the “Pastor to the Presidents,” as he has been a spiritual advisor for the following presidents: Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Obama – an incredible 12 presidents, more than ¼ of all U.S. presidents in history. More importantly, Graham has reached tens of millions with the Gospel, around the world, beginning with small rallies, then huge tent meetings, followed by a media presence on every continent.
So let’s look back at the life of William Franklin Graham, Jr. This is a timeline of his incomparable life.