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I have a soft spot in my heart for this man because he has had a PROFOUND impact on our family.

It was his message over the airwaves in 1953 When Billy Graham was doing a crusade in Detroit that first brought my mom to Christ. She tells me even today at 96 years old that she fell to her knees in tears that day and asked Jesus to save her.

Screen-Shot-2014-03-13-at-10.19.31-AMMy dad followed her conversion and is life was totally changed, My mom and dad then brought us boys to a living and vibrant knowledge of Jesus Christ.

[Link to My conversion story with Billy Graham woven in]

Then when I was 17 years old Billy Graham had a huge impact on me — so much so that after hearing him on the radio in about 1969 I slipped out the back door of our country home and with my long hair and bell bottom jeans walked down the dirt road with tears in my eyes.

Screen-Shot-2015-04-26-at-9.57.18-AMIt was a — if not THE, defining moment in my life. I have great respect and admiration for this good Baptist preacher and will some day in heaven look him straight in the eyes and thank him for reaching a rebellious 17 year old kid for Christ.

In the family picture, I am the top row left with the plaid jacket :-)

Below is a video of Billy Graham, now old and weak, giving a talk to the scientists in Silicon Valley. He may be fragile with age but his words are powerful, precise and ever so pertinent to our society today. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Screen-Shot-2014-03-13-at-10.19.15-AM Below is a video of Billy Graham, now old and weak, giving a talk to the scientists in Silicon Valley. He may be fragile with age but his words are powerful, precise and ever so pertinent to our society today. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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