It had nearly every essential fixture of a Billy Graham Crusade—a diverse crowd of thousands; a grand choir of voices; and most importantly, a clear presentation of the Gospel.
There was just one piece missing: Billy Graham.
His beautifully simple wooden casket lay at the front of the great white tent, but the evangelist wasn’t there.
“Today, he’s in Heaven,” his oldest son Franklin Graham said. “On the 21st of February, he was escorted by God’s angels to the throne of God. And I can only imagine what it was like when my father stepped into Heaven, and there was the Lord Jesus Christ to say, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.’”