NEW YORK – The American evangelist Billy Graham died. He was 99 years old, report American media. Graham advised many presidents and reached with his tv sermons millions of people throughout the world. He died at his home in Montreat (North Carolina).
Graham may be the father of the mass-evangelization are mentioned. On American way shields the Billy Graham Evangelistic Organisation with staggering figures. The baptistenvoorganger according to that foundation to more than 210 million people in 185 countries and territories the gospel preached to them. Moreover, the hard to count people who are words via radio, television, or internet heard.
William Franklin Graham was on november 7, 1918 born as the son of a conservative, evangelical farmer in Charlotte in the U.s. state of North Carolina. He was also a theologian, author, and activist. His crusades, the one even bigger than the other, brought him in all corners of the United States and around the world. He visited a few times in our country. In 1948, he lived in Amsterdam, the establishment of the world council of Churches. In 1954 he did for the Netherlands during their first European tour. He preached there for a full Olympic Stadium. In 1983 and 1986, he organized in the Amsterdam RAI studiecongressen for thousands of evangelists from around the world.
His message is all these years has been the same: Every human being is a sinner. Jesus Christ is for all people had died on the cross. Only those who accept Jesus as Lord will accept, is saved.