Billy Graham: A Life in Pictures

By   •   October 30, 2009

Billy at age six months posed with his mother for his first photo. (1918)
Billy, age 7 (right), and his sister Catherine with their father. (1925)
Young Billy Graham posed with two of his teachers from the Florida Bible Institute. (1937)
Ruth and Billy Graham on wedding day
With Ruth on their wedding day, August 13, 1943 - Montreat Presbyterian Church
At 27, Billy resigned his pulpit to go on the road with Youth for Christ. (1945)
At the historic Los Angeles Tent Revival. (1949)
Billy Graham with Cliff Barrows modeling the ministry motto: pray, pray, pray
George Beverly Shea, Billy, and Cliff Barrows: brothers in ministry
Franklin, Bunny, Anne, Gigi, and Ruth with baby Ned - at home in Montreat - (1958) - photo by Russ Busby
Preaching in Chicago, 1962 - photo by Russ Busby
Pausing during the Houston Crusade, 1965 - photo by Russ Busby
At the Greenville, S.C., Crusade, 1966 - photo by Russ Busby
Billy and the team at a Crusade
Billy Graham and Arnold Palmer in 1968. (Photo by Russ Busby)
Proclaiming God's Word, New York City, 1969 - photo by Russ Busby
A guest appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, 1972 - photo by Russ Busby
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali visits Ruth and Billy at their mountain-top home, 1979 - photo by Russ Busby
Billy in 1980, preaching in Indianapolis - photo by Russ Busby
Singer Johnny Cash and Billy share a moment, 1985 - photo by Russ Busby
Franklin, Ruth and Billy visit Ruth's childhood home in Huaiyian, China (1988) - photo by Russ Busby
The Graham family celebrating Ruth and Billy's 50th wedding anniversary (1993) - photo by Russ Busby
Mr. Graham at his final Cruade in New York City, 2005 - photo by Russ Busby
Franklin gives his daddy a 90th birthday cake at The Greenbriar, 2008 - photo by Russ Busby

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published but you will receive our next BGEA ministry update. You can opt out of future emails at any time.


  1. Cynthia caswell says:

    I have grown up watching you. God bless you and your family.

  2. pastor okpara Benjamin says:

    Love you Billy Graham

  3. Harold says:

    Just one of the many tools in God’s toolbox. I am glad he was willing to be chosen and still used.

  4. William Nyakinye says:

    Humbled by the great ministry and calling

  5. Yoseph says:

    Great journey which accomplished with Jesus and a very wonderful life that everyone of us in Christ expected to fulfill. Amen!

Help Share the Gospel.