What We Can Learn From Billy Graham
After watching a video of an old Billy Graham rally from 1971 I wondered why he was such a powerful evangelist, and why Catholics would find it difficult to evangelize in that way.
First, I should add that before Billy Graham there was Fulton Sheen. Sheen had a similar charisma, a similar mass appeal and a similar ability to preach the gospel in a simple way to a wide cross section of society.
But what did Billy Graham have that Catholics haven’t got? We can learn both from the strengths of his witness and from the weaknesses.
He preached the basic, tried and