Passing of the Reverend Dr. Billy Graham


CLEVELAND, TN: The Church of God family is saddened to learn of the passing of the Reverend Dr. Billy Graham.

Dr. Timothy Hill, General Overseer of the Church of God, issued the following statement in response to Dr. Graham’s death:

“Can you imagine with me the celebration in Heaven today? As a heavenly choir possibly sang “Just as I Am,” I can picture Dr. Graham walking into Heaven on the streets of gold as his wife Ruth welcomed him home once again. Behind her, I see literally thousands of people won into the Kingdom by Dr. Graham over the last 70+ years standing at the gates of Heaven wanting to shake his hand and thank him for leading them to a relationship with Jesus Christ. I can only imagine the celebration that is going on.

While we lost a mighty warrior of faith, Heaven gained a legend.

I ask the Church of God members and adherents to keep the Graham family in your prayers during this time of great loss.”