Story: Interdenominational Christianity

Billy Graham in New Zealand, 1970

On his first visit to New Zealand, in 1959, US evangelist the Reverend Billy Graham thrilled huge local congregations with his sensational preaching style. His return visit, in 1970, was less successful, perhaps because his message was no longer novel. Watch this television news clip of Graham preaching in New Zealand in 1970.

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Peter J. Lineham, 'Interdenominational Christianity - Evangelical Christianity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Peter J. Lineham, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 9 Aug 2018