Evangelism: Graham Meets Communism

Billy Graham has preached before more than 170,000 listeners at a time (in Rio de Janeiro). But last week he described a rally of fewer than 3,000 as "the greatest meeting of my entire ministry." The gathering took place in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, and was the high point of Billy's first preaching venture in a Communist country.

Graham had long tried to crash the Iron Curtain. In 1959, he undertook a five-day visit to Moscow but, as he tells it, "I was not allowed to preach because they said I didn't have a preaching visa." Last summer Poland denied him an entry...

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