Billy Graham: Pastor to the Presidents

By   •   February 20, 2017

Billy Graham meets with President Harry Truman
Billy Graham, whose 99th birthday was on Nov. 7, spent time during his ministry visiting with United States presidents. The first president who met with Billy Graham was President 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.
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.
Billy Graham 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. Pastor Aiman says:

    I was about 15 years old when I heard Dr. Grahams’s audio tape. I didn’t understand anything but simply when they asked who wanted Jesus, I gave my life to the Lord in the corridor of our school. Now I am serving the Lord. Yes the world cannot produce another person like Dr. Graham like Moses in the Bible.

  2. Eleanor Jarstfer says:

    Excellent pictures. God bless Dr. Billy Graham.

  3. Alice Gakara says:

    I love Father Bill Graham. I want to be part of your ministry.

  4. Peter Chung says:

    ❤ GOD IS LOVE. ❤

  5. Joseph Dieu-sibon says:

    I greet you in the name of Jesus, good work.

  6. Lindy Knochel says:

    Happy to see these photos.

  7. Uwimpuhwe Samuel says:

    Billy, a real man of God. He inspires me greatly. I’ve never seen him. I read some of his novels. But really love him. I don’t know if his mission reached in my country. I wish his ministry reaches us as it deserves the Real Word of Bible to worldwide population.

  8. Stanley Fehr says:

    Amazing man of God Billy Graham is. Thank you for those pictures and memories. God bless you all 😊

  9. Rev. Baburao. Thummalapalli says:

    I like you Dr. Billy Graham. I felt very happy when I saw the pictures that you are sitting with the presidents. But I think that they got a Great blessing when they sat with you. God gave you as a gift to the world, may you live longer to bless many & many…numbers 6:22-26.

  10. Agim Stephen says:

    It’s interesting that the Lord has granted his general a generational influence in the white house and over those at the helm of affairs over God’s own country. I pray that the Grahams can maintain this influence to redirect the course of America towards God again. Congratulations papa Bill Graham.

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