Billy Graham's message on salvation Oct. 7-10 in Kansas City, Mo., was a timeless one. “We die," he said, “and at my age, I know the time is near.” Photo by Bob Baysinger/The Pathway
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)--The Heart of America Billy Graham Crusade in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 7-10 drew nearly 155,000 people and saw more than 8,600 make decisions for Christ.
“It was prayer that made this thing work,” said Crusade Executive Committee Chairman Rich Hastings, a member of First Baptist Church in Raytown, Mo.
Graham, who will turn 86 on Nov. 7, complained of “a lot of discomfort in my back, hips and legs” as a result of two falls this year that broke bones. He stood for as long as he could behind a podium before sitting to complete his messages. He used a walker to move.
His voice was faint but his admonition was strong: Sin leads to death.