Billy Graham Center

Memorial to John Lenning, 1933-2002

1986, from PHOTO FILE: Lenning, John

On Monday August 12th, John Lenning, a longtime friend and member of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association staff, passed away. Lenning, the producer of Billy Graham's Hour of Decision radio broadcast joined the Graham team in 1959. He was also involved in crusade planning and counselor training.

Listen to an excerpt of Lenning's devotional from the 1980 Prayertime broadcast in conjunction with Billy Graham's Central Indiana Crusade in Indianapolis. Lenning's comments are introduced by Lowell Jackson.

Below: Lenning (second from left) with Donald Patterson (left), the BGEA's first crusade director Willis Haymaker (second from right), and Associate Evangelist Lane Adams (right) during the preparation phase of of the Greater Pensecola Crusade for Christ which was held in April 1967.

1966, from PHOTO FILE: BGEA Greater Pensacola Crusade for Christ (Lane Adams); April 16-30, 1967

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