The Rev. Billy Grahams children remembered Americas Pastor on Friday as a man devoted to spreading the Gospel, living his life at home as he preached it in stadiums, with a personable humility and an unwavering focus on the Bible. As his oldest son told the funeral congregation, There werent two Billy Grahams.
The Diocese of Las Vegas will welcome a new Catholic bishop in May to succeed retiring Bishop Joseph A. Pepe.
The nation’s political leaders bowed their heads for a solemn salute Wednesday to the Rev. Billy Graham in the soaring Capitol Rotunda, paying tribute to a man who ministered to presidents and other Americans of both parties.
The Smith’s at Rampart and Lake Mead boulevards is nearly 13 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center, but it drew enough people during a recent trade show that one of its delis went through 45 pounds of house-made egg salad in two days.
Thousands of people from all walks of life — including a former president — filed slowly past the casket of the Rev. Billy Graham on Monday to pay their final respects to a man who reached millions with his message of salvation through Jesus Christ.
The Rev. Billy Graham’s body will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next week, the first time a private citizen has been accorded such recognition since civil rights hero Rosa Parks in 2005.
The Rev. Billy Graham, who packed stadiums across the country with his made-for-the masses sermons, brought his “crusades” — as he called them — to Las Vegas twice.
The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
It has been 73 years since Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day fell on the same day. It’s a dilemma the Rev. Steve Willis of First Christian Church was aware of, so he offered “ashes to go.”
The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval.