Billy Graham dies at 99

Evangelist Billy Graham is dead. The popular and well loved Evangelist died this morning at the age of 99.  The American preacher has touched lives around the world with his simple message of Jesus’ love and salvation. The iconic preacher filled stadiums all over the world throughout his decades of ministry. He was one of the first evangelists to embrace modern communication technologies to spread the gospel worldwide. In a statement today, Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham, said that his father had one particular Bible verse pinned up on the wall in several areas of his house. We’ll leave you with that verse today that Graham’s son says was his dad’s favorite. It is taken from Galatians 6:14 and says, “ But God forbid that I should boast except in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. “

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