How Billy Graham Inspired Martin Luther King Jr—And Vice Versa – CHARISMA NEWS

How Billy Graham Inspired Martin Luther King Jr—And Vice Versa

6:00AM 1/15/2018CHARISMA NEWS
Martin Luther King Jr. and Billy Graham are both revered today by many Christians as powerful preachers and men of God. But in the 1950s and ’60s, their friendship was controversial among Graham’s audience. Many white Christians turned on Graham for backing King. Graham said, “Now today, it’s almost impossible for the present generation to understand what things were in those days and what it took to be that way: how many threatening letters we got and how many threats against my family as a result of the stand that we took at that time.”

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STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS My good wife Laurie and I (45 years in October 2022!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's messages, and our Ahava Adventures trips to Israel. Steve has also authored and published 34 books. We live in the Charlotte, NC area. We have four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.

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