Billy Graham: Pastor to the Presidents

By   •   February 15, 2016

Billy Graham meets with President Harry Truman
Billy Graham has met with every president of the United States since Harry Truman, who served from 1945 to 1953.
Billy Graham sitting with President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Billy Graham shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy.
Sharing a laugh with President John F. Kennedy.
Billy Graham speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in February 1963.
Billy Graham making small talk with President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Billy Graham and President Richard Nixon smiling for the camera.
Billy Graham meeting with President Gerald Ford.
Billy Graham joined President Ford for a round of golf at a pro-am tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1974.
Talking candidly with President Jimmy Carter.
Greeting President and Nancy Reagan
President Ronald Reagan presenting Billy Graham with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Sharing thoughts with George H.W. Bush.
Billy Graham fishing with President George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maine.
President Bill Clinton meeting with Billy Graham.
Billy Graham and President Bill Clinton having a quiet moment in the Oval Office.
Billy Graham standing with President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.
Franklin Graham, Billy Graham, President George H.W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter and President Bill Clinton at the dedication of the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2007.
Billy Graham, Franklin Graham and presidents in front of Library
The Billy Graham Library was created to be an "ongoing Crusade" that points people to the cross.
Billy Graham speaks at the Billy Graham Library dedication.
Presidents praying at the dedication of the Billy Graham Library.
President George H.W. Bush and Billy Graham at a Crusade in Dallas, Texas, in October 2002.
Billy Graham with President George W. Bush, Franklin Graham and Laura Bush at a book signing inside the Billy Graham Library.
President Barack Obama with Billy Graham and Franklin Graham in Billy Graham's Montreat, North Carolina, home.

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  1. prasad kumar malli says:

    inspired by your book the world in flame

  2. Ajin Panmei says:

    I am very much indebted to Billy Graham and his ministry for it was in 1973 when he came to Kohima, Nagaland, India that I came to know more of the love of Jesus.

  3. Ajin Panmei says:

    Billy Graham the evangelist who inspired me most.

  4. Melanie Serafin says:

    Thank you, Billy and Ruth, and Franklin and your families, for being God’s tools for people to ask God to change their lives.

  5. Ida Mae Trimble says:

    there is know other like Billy Graham in my life time. God Bless him

  6. Maxwell K Adusei says:

    May God continue to bless Dr Billy Graham And all the seeds of his loins in every generation.
    This man of God have lived on as one of the greatest men that God have ever created on earth. I pray that God will have mercy on us to do exploit as He God showed him mercy. America will continue have to have a sincere and a loyal men of God like Dr Billy Graham. His work and word has changed millions of people around the world including me glory to God forever more amen.

  7. Iqbal Jan says:

    I love these impressive pics. Dr. Billy Graham is a real man of God. May God bless all the American Presidents to rule with heavenly wisdom.

  8. Gayle Calhoun Truett says:

    I was 12 when I attended a Crusade for Christ rally led by Billy Graham in Montg. AL in 1961. It changed my life forever. I have prayed for Billy Graham for over 55 years since then and now I pray for Franklin and his ministry, also. I praise God every day that the Grahams have been a part of our U.S. leaders’ spiritual lives and ask everyone to pray this tradition continues, especially over the next four years. Our country needs spiritual guidance and support now more than ever before in our country’s entire history. Who better to do this than the Graham family, staff, and ministry workers. May God bless them richly!

  9. Tim Aure says:

    Yes, I am thankful for Billy’s political involvement that these pictures obviously represent and all the more thankful for Franklins leadership in speaking out & turning our nation back to the faith of our founding fathers. Lord, God may there be a 3rd great awakening as we follow his leadership example if prayer & repentance

  10. Miriam Roche says:

    Billy Graham, is an admirable man! How many people like me, have been impacted by their messages and today we keep striving to be useful to others and faithful to God. I am Puerto Rican, a small island in the Caribbean with many difficulties … I ask all of you, men and women of God, pray for this island for God to be the center of all desicion to political and social level. God continue to bless …

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