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Billy Graham

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Definition U.S. evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (b.1918)
  • Billy Graham has preached in person to millions of people and has always been careful not to profit financially from his popularity.
  • His name was Billy Graham.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Evangelist Billy Graham is also warning the president to stay away from Dallas.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Usually, we think of them as a product of highly charismatic evangelists, people like the Apostle Paul or Billy Graham or Brigham Young.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Perry, flattered to be the subject of this sermon, had let Dick read it, and Dick, who took a dim view of Willie-Jay, had called the letter "just more of Billy Graham cracker's hooey," adding, " 'Faggots of scorn!'
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • " But, under the influence of Franklin Graham (Billy Graham's son, now head of the Samaritan's Purse aid organization) and Senator Sam Brownback and many others, evangelicals and other conservative Christians have come to focus on issues like AIDS, sex trafficking, and poverty.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In the year since he'd entered Billy Graham's tent, Louie had worked to keep a promise.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Then the man mentioned that a minister named Billy Graham was preaching downtown.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • In the year that had passed since he had walked into Billy Graham's tent, Louie had worked to keep a promise.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Billy Graham was wearing out.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • In September 1949, an obscure young minister named Billy Graham walked into a vacant parking lot in Los Angeles.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Then the man mentioned that an evangelist named Billy Graham was preaching downtown.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • It could be that Billy Graham has a crusade going on that weekend — that's a religious response.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • The post-war nightmares caused my life to crumble, but thanks to a confrontation with God through the evangelist Billy Graham, I committed my life to Christ.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The post-war nightmares caused my life to crumble, but thanks to a confrontation with God through the evangelist Billy Graham, I committed my life to Christ.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Excerpts taken from "The Only Sermon Jesus Ever Wrote," sermon by Billy Graham, © 1949 Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Excerpts taken from "The Only Sermon Jesus Ever Wrote," sermon by Billy Graham, © 1949 Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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