Just as I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

Just as I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

by Billy Graham

Paperback(Tenth Anniversary Edition)

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Overview

Commemorative edition

Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham enjoyed a career that spanned six decades and his ministry of faith touched the hearts and souls of millions.

In Just As I Am, a #1 New York Times Bestseller, Graham reveals his life story in what the Chicago Tribune calls "a disarmingly honest autobiography." With down-to-earth warmth and candor, Graham tells the stories of the events and encounters that helped shape his life. He recounts meetings with presidents, celebrities, and world leaders, including Harry S. Truman, Winston Churchill, Queen Elizabeth, and the Shah of Iran, and shares his own spiritual journey as he movingly reflects on his personal life and relationships. This is an inspirational and unforgettable portrait that will be treasured by readers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061171062
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/13/2018
Edition description: Tenth Anniversary Edition
Pages: 832
Sales rank: 195,483
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.53(d)

About the Author

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association takes the message of God's love to the world through crusades, conferences, television, radio, film, publishing, the Internet, and other international ministries. For more information write: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28201.

Read an Excerpt

During his shockingly short term, President Kennedy endeared himself to me in several ways. One day in Washington in 1962 the President invited Grady Wilson and me into his office. We informed him of our upcoming five-week crusade in Latin America. 'I'm going down there before that,' Kennedy said. 'I'll be your John the Baptist.'
'Don't forget,' Grady said, 'that he lost his head.' That did not dissuade the President, who laughed and repeated his offer. 'What can I do for you?' We told him we were having problems getting into Colombia, where some leaders warned of religious riots if we held large meetings. Our missionary friends there were praying that God would reopen the door.
The President turned to an adviser and told him simply, 'Take care of that.'
We got into Colombia, and attendance at our meetings was as high as twenty thousand, without incident. The Catholic President of the United States had made a good John the Baptist.

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