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Billy The Untold Story of a Young Billy Graham and the Test of Faith that Almost Changed Everything

By William Paul McKay, Ken Abraham
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.11 Stars

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On 7/30 Jody Earley wrote: Before Billy Graham became "America's Pastor", he was simply known as Billy. His best friend, Charles Templeton, was an evangelist and the two young men began strategizing on how to win the world for Christ. That plan takes a turn when Templeton leaves the faith and becomes an atheist. Charles would ... Book Review: Billy

Jody's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/11 Holly Jones wrote: Billyby William Paul McKay & Ken AbrahamBilly Graham has always been one of my favorite evangelists. As I was growing up, whenever his crusades were on television, my parents somehow knew, and we would make sure to watch. When I was a teenager, my parents and I took a trip to North Carolina to visit ... Billy

Holly's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/12 Katie Harden wrote: So this is ridiculous. I'm so embarrassed and red in the face.Way back a long time ago - right before I found out I was having baby #2 - I signed up to be a book review blogger for Thomas Nelson. They sent me my first book - I read it feverishly - found out I was pregnant - felt sick for about 3 months ... Billy Book Review - Finally.

Katie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/8 Joey Mast wrote: Billy,William Paul McKay and Ken Abraham share a compelling look into the life of Billy Graham in the book Billy! The writers take the reader in an interesting dialog between the perspective of Charles Templeton, early evangelist with Billy Graham, and an interesting walk through the life of Billy Graham.Graham ...

Joey's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/15 Carlyn Canady wrote: An amazing biography of a man so many people in the world today idolize. He is upheld as a man of God, closer to God than anyone today in most people’s books. But this story brings him back down to earth. This story makes Billy Graham into the man next door, faults and all. McKay and Abraham tell ... A great biography of a great evangelist

Carlyn's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/5 Mary @ Giving Up on Perfect wrote: I don't read a lot of biographies. And I'll be honest: this one took me a while to get through. The book tells the story of how Billy Graham became Billy Graham, and it's told through the eyes of his friend and former evangelist turned agnostic, Charles Templeton. McKay and Abraham frame the telling ... Young evangelist faces a Big Question, and makes the choice that changes the world.

Mary @ Giving Up on Perfect's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/24 Nolan Bobbitt wrote: What would have happened had Billy Graham been derailed from his pursuit of becoming America's best-known evangelist? Through the eyes of one of Billy's closest friends in his early ministry, Charles Templeton, we catch glimpses of Billy Graham's early adult life, his courtship of Ruth, and the foundation ... Review of Billy

Nolan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/17 Chris Kidd wrote: Billy: The Untold Story of a Young Billy Graham and the Test of Faith That Almost Changed Everything was an interesting read. It looks at the relationship between Charles Templeton and Billy Graham, and the effects of Charles’ struggles of faith on Billy. In 2001 Templeton is interviewed by a reporter whilst in ... Books I have read: Billy

Chris Kidd's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/27 Rhonda Clark wrote: Billy William Paul McKay & Ken Abraham Thomas Nelson (2008) Billy is the story of a young Billy Graham. Told from the point of view of Charles Templeton, it covers Mr. Graham’s humble beginnings on a dairy farm in North Carolina to the launch of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. I found ... “Billy”–My Review

Rhonda 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/6 Vickie Thomas wrote: I have read books and many articles on the life of Billy Graham. However this book Billy is one of the best. Written from the memory of his best friend Charles Templeton as he lay on a hospital bed, we see Billy Graham portrayed in a light that we've never seen before. This book tells of a friendship ... Thomas Nelson Book Review............Billy

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