Billy Graham: Pastor to the Presidents

By   •   February 15, 2016

Billy Graham meets with President Harry Truman
This Presidents Day, we’re looking back at Billy Graham’s history with former U.S. presidents. Mr. 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. Margaret Murray says:

    I hope you are well enough, sir, that Prsident Trump could also pay you a visit and have prayer with you! Please, if you can, make the invitation! A personal blessing from you would really be outstanding. Thank you, Rev. Graham♡♡♡

  2. Charlotte Russell says:

    Thank you for having been there for our nation’s leaders. This had to have given them guidance and peace in their hearts knowing that you sincerely pray for them. Thank you so much for your service to Our Lord. God bless you.

  3. Angela Coats says:

    Thank you for your service to our country and guidance to our presidents. I would like to see a visit with President Trump. Continue praying for us all.

  4. Elizabeth harmon says:

    These are priceless photo’s of God blessing the ministry of Billy & Franklin Graham. I hope the family has a copy of each one of them. I would love to have the privilege of purchasing them as a donation to their ministry, should they be made available to the public.

  5. Marcy Sanchez says:

    I have always had tremendous respect & trust what Billy Graham says as pastor and educator of the ways of GOD wants for us to know & how Christ is the only gift that has the power to ascend to the hereafter. I thank you.

  6. Abuninwune Solomon Andrew says:

    Billy Graham and BGEA are a model of 19-21st century global evangelism.

  7. Eydi Guttason says:

    Wonderful to see

  8. Gabriel says:

    God is good.

  9. David Maingi says:

    Billy Graham is an inspiration to many!

  10. Cherian Parampureth Varghese says:

    I wonder exactly what Obama was discussing with Rev. Billy Graham?

    1. Timi says:

      How about what Billy Graham was discussing with Obama?

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