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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association - Media Coverage

Evangelist Billy Graham at 90: The man frail, the legacy strong

Evangelist Billy Graham, who turns 90 on Friday, is frail from multiple falls and ailments, far from the strapping revivalist who roamed the globe for six decades.

Yet before Graham retired in 2005 to his mountainside log cabin in Montreat, N.C., he preached to 215 million people - and changed the course of American Protestantism.

 

Billy Graham's wife Ruth dies at 87

Ruth Bell Graham, who gave her husband, Billy Graham, the freedom to roam the world and become its best-known evangelist while she reared their five children, died Thursday, four days after her 87th birthday.