‘God chose to use him in a remarkable way’

Evangelist Billy Graham speaks at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, on Feb. 11, 1961 (Photo: State Library and Archives of Florida)

Rev. Billy Graham, who preached the gospel to more people than anyone in history, died Wednesday morning at age 99, and his earthly life is being remembered as faithful to Jesus Christ and for his integrity in leading a global ministry.

Although sidelined by health issues for the past decade, Graham traveled the globe for 60 years, preaching at crusades to more than 200 million people in person and many more via television, radio and the internet.

Former Moody Bible Institute President Michael J. Easley told WND and Radio America that Graham was blessed in a special way.

“The short answer is God’s hand,” Easley said. “You can talk about skills and learning television and communication and media and being in the right place at the right time,



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