His father, Franklin Graham, tried to make sure there was no pressure on him to enter the ministry. “Dad wanted to make sure that I wasn’t pressured and was doing it for the right reasons. He wanted to know that the Lord was leading me and not because of six letters,” Will said, referring to the famous Graham name.
|George Beverly Shea (left) holds the microphone as Billy Graham’s grandson, Will, and Cliff Barrows join in a rendition of “This Little Light of Mine" during Will’s inaugural evangelistic campaign in North Carolina.I>Photo by Bob Carey |
During the three-day Greater Gaston Celebration, comparisons with Will’s famous grandfather began to pop up everywhere -- in their voice and look and their clear call to repentance from sin.
|Evangelist Will Graham addresses the crowd at his first U.S. crusade Oct. 9 in Gastonia, N.C.Photo by Bob Carey |