“Rarely has the world known a man who loved the Bible as much as Billy Graham…all around the world many millions of people have been inspired to open up and engage the Bible for the first time because of his efforts.”
— Steve Green, Chairman of Museum of the Bible
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Museum of the Bible Chairman of the Board and CEO of Hobby Lobby, Steve Green, issues the following statement in honor of the Rev. Billy Graham as his body is laid to rest at his funeral held in Charlotte, NC at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters:
“Last week, we grieved the passing of ‘America’s pastor,’ Rev. Billy Graham, and now we pay tribute to his extraordinary life as he is laid to rest beside his beloved Ruth. Rarely has the world known a man who loved the Bible as much as Billy Graham. All around the globe many millions of people have been inspired to open up and engage the Bible for the first time because of his efforts. His mark on America and the world will be felt throughout the generations. The Green family celebrates the amazing life and legacy of Rev. Graham and we are praying for the entire Graham family.”
The text from Tapestry related to Graham and located inside Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. reads as follows:
“A major voice in the evangelical movement, Billy Graham drew his message of hope from the Bible. His sermons inspired millions of listeners in the United States and the world.”[partial name=billy-graham-images]
The Bible is a personal Bible belonging to Billy Graham which he had highlighted and marked in. The Tapestry is the woven story of the Bible’s impact in America.
About Museum of the Bible
Museum of the Bible is an innovative, global, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the Bible. Making its grand opening to the public in November 2017, Museum of the Bible’s 430,000-square-foot building is located just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Museum of the Bible aims to be among the most technologically advanced and engaging museums in the world. With over one billion impressions, Museum of the Bible is the highest profile museum in the country and holds the largest assembly of biblical artifacts and texts in the world.
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