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12 Facts You Didn’t Know About Billy Graham – Pastor to the Presidents

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He was not around for the Birth of his first child

Source: Guideposts.org

Unfortunately, like many people who travel for any kind of entertainment or speaking engagements, there is a sacrifice being made to your home and family life. Graham was not present for the birth of his first child. He credits his wife in his autobiography stating: ““What I missed and what Ruth missed by not having me to help her. Whenever I did get home, I got a crash course in the agony and ecstasy of parenting. If Ruth had not been convinced that God had called her to fulfill that side of our partnership and had not resorted constantly to God’s Word for instruction and to His grace for strength, I don’t see how she could have survived.”