Billy Graham Leading With Love (Unabridged, 4 Cds)
Throughout Billy Graham s evangelical ministry, his roles as an evangelist and as America s pastor have been well documented. However, the story that remains untold is the story of his leadership both publicly and in private as a minister...
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Throughout Billy Graham s evangelical ministry, his roles as an evangelist and as America s pastor have been well documented. However, the story that remains untold is the story of his leadership both publicly and in private as a minister and as a CEO.
For more than fifty years, Graham was CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and oversaw its worldwide gatherings and diverse media divisions. In addition, he was at the forefront of the robust evangelical movement that rose from obscurity in the 1940s to become a prominent social and political force fifty years later. "Time" magazine named Graham one of the top ten leaders of the twentieth century.
Graham s passionate leadership style has been an inspiration to many, and now, in "Billy Graham: Leading with Love," it is condensed into five essential principles. Based on interviews with Graham s colleagues, associates, and friends, this unique insight into Graham s life and ministry offers behind-the-scenes glimpses of his courageous leadership style and core beliefs."
Hailed as the world's preacher, the late Billy Graham had a career spanning over half a century. He preached the Gospel to more people in a live-audience format than anyone else in history - more than 210 million people, in more than 185 countries and territories through various meetings, including Mission World and Global Mission.
Born William Franklin Graham, Jr. in Charlotte, North Carolina, 17 November 1918, he entered the ministry in 1943 and soon began conducting evangelistic crusades. In 1950, he founded The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, which has sponsored crusades and produced radio and television programs as well as films.
Dr. Graham wrote many books, a number of which became bestsellers. His autobiography, Just As I Am, published in 1997, achieved a "triple crown", appearing simultaneously on the three top best-seller lists in one week.
Dr. Graham passed away 21 February 2018.
Matt Woodley is the senior pastor of Three Village Church, Long Island, New York. He is the co-author, with his wife Julie and H. Norman Wright, of Surviving the Storms of Life and the author of Holy Fools and The Folly of Prayer: Practicing the Presence and Absence of GodHe has also written a number of articles published in Discipleship Journal and Leadership Journal as well as The Mars Hill Review.