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Conference callings

Faith & Inspiration | High-profile Christian gatherings draw lots of people—and some scrutiny—but what happens when the crowd goes home?
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/13/18, 03:29 pm

Writers at WORLD often receive invitations to attend conferences of all sorts. Sometimes we’ll go to meet interesting people and learn about important ideas, but we rarely cover the event itself.

Why not?

It isn’t because we dislike conferences. (Indeed, some of our writers speak at such gatherings.) But while large-scale conferences may highlight important truths, as journalists we’re looking to cover truth in action.

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Henry: Handout • Ockenga: Handout • Graham: Associated Press

Carl and Harold and Billy

Religion | Behind the scenes, Billy Graham helped efforts to strengthen the evangelical mind
by Russ Pulliam
Posted 3/15/18, 12:17 pm

Billy Graham’s death (and his funeral on March 2) ends an era of evangelical revival that took off at the 1949 crusade in Los Angeles.

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Associated Press/Photo by John Bazemore

Billy Graham’s last crusade

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 3/02/18, 02:08 pm

The Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral on Friday culminated more than a week of tributes to “America’s Pastor.” The 90-minute service under a white tent at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., included remarks from Graham’s five children and pastors from around the world. The Rev. Franklin Graham delivered the eulogy, urging mourners to accept salvation through Jesus Christ.

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