Evangelism: Billy's Victory in London

By almost any standard of measurement, Billy Graham's month-long Lon don crusade (TIME, June 10) ended as still another record-smashing triumph for the tireless evangelist. In all, Billy preached to 955,368 people, more than in any previous 30-day period in his life, and inspired 42,487 to come for ward to make their "decision for Christ." Despite early rumors that the crusade, which cost $840,000 to mount, might become his first major campaign to lose money, it had an estimated $42,000 surplus. Last week, when Billy sailed home to rest up for his next crusade (in Berlin, starting Oct. 16),...

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