And it came to pass that in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-eight, two farm boys met each other – and their destinies – at the Florida Bible Institute. They socialized and studied Scripture together, then went out into the world to preach the Gospel.
Yesterday, I received a copy of their 1939 college yearbook in the mail. Just for you, I’ve scanned a picture of their Junior class. Count down 3 rows, and check out the 4th photo to your right. Can you guess who that is?
(3rd row, 4th from the left) William Franklin (“Billy”) Graham became a world-renowned evangelist, served as spiritual advisor to several US presidents, and was ranked #7 on Gallop’s list of the most-admired individuals of the 20th century.
4th row, 5th from the left) My father became a tent revivalist. For more of his story, watch this space.
These are the Permanent Records I’ve been searching for! I think Nancy Drew would be proud of me for finding them. Do I hear an amen? CAN I GET A WITNESS?