By Joshua Franks
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Bruceton
In 2000, I had the opportunity to hear Billy Graham preach in Nashville. I don’t remember what the sermon was about. I don’t remember how many people were saved. What I do remember is how brief it seemed.
In my young life I had heard thousands of sermons but I had never heard one like that. He preached for almost an hour and I didn’t even notice.
Many of the sermons I had heard in the past seemed to stretch on into eternity as my mind wandered and I counted ceiling tiles in the sanctuary. But Billy Graham’s sermon was different. It was the same length but seemed to fly by. [Read more…]