Friday, March 10, 2006

Billy Graham goes to New Orleans...

Franklin Graham was on CNN this morning from New Orleans. I guess he and his father, the Reverend Billy Graham, are on a mission to bring hope that that stricken city.

Graham's TV appearance brought back memories of an encounter I had with Dr. Graham in Baton Rouge back in 1972. Graham had come to town to preach a Crusade at LSU's Tiger Stadium. I was part of a group that petitioned Graham to speak out against the racial segregation of his sponsoring churches. You guessed right. Graham refused to say a word about racism or segregation.

Hypocrites? Okay, we all grow and change with the passage of time.