Men's Dinner with Darryl Strawberry

Men's Dinner with Darryl Strawberry

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The Library is excited to host a men’s dinner with former MLB player, Darryl Strawberry.

Billy Graham dreamed of playing in a stadium as a professional baseball player in his youth, but the work and purpose of the Lord was for him to lead in a stadium from a different platform. He spoke in various baseball stadiums throughout his ministry. In 1957, Yankee Stadium was so packed with people that 20,000 couldn’t get in.

To the outside world the former baseball star, Darryl Strawberry had a legendary life and career, including four World Series titles and eight consecutive appearances in the MLB All-Star game. It was toward the end of his career where his life with Christ began and through Him, Darryl was able to overcome many personal struggles that plagued him. He now serves as a Pastor and founder of Strawberry Ministries. Darryl and his wife, Tracy, travel to various parts of the country to share the story of God’s redemptive power in their lives.

“I was once very lost and tormented, but now I am found and free in Christ Jesus. I want everyone to experience the saving and transforming power of Jesus Christ.”
-Darryl Strawberry

Tickets are $25 per person. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets below. All sales are final and no refunds are provided.

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Posted By: Billy Graham Library



Event Details

Date: September 13, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location:
The Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
Charlotte NC 28217

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Contact:
Billy Graham Library
704-401-3200
LibraryEvents@bgea.org


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The 40,000-square-foot Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C. – Billy Graham’s hometown – chronicles the life and ministry of the world-famous evangelist. Often referred to as an “ongoing Crusade,” the Library’s purpose is to continue the 60-year legacy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to deliver the simple message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The main facility houses six exhibits, four galleries and two theaters covering the span of Graham’s lifetime work and the exciting ministry of the BGEA today.

The highlight of the Billy Graham experience at the Library is “The Journey of Faith” tour, which features dynamic video presentations and fascinating displays covering important events and developments in Mr. Graham’s ministry, including: the 1949 Crusade in Los Angeles that thrust Mr. Graham onto the national scene; his relationship with his late wife Ruth Bell Graham; his pioneering use of the media to share the Gospel; his relationship with numerous American presidents; his preaching behind the “Iron Curtain” in communist territory during the Cold War; and more.

In addition to permanent displays, the Library occasionally features special exhibits highlighting important figures in Mr. Graham’s life. Past exhibits have featured soloists Ethel Waters and George Beverly Shea, music director and song leader Cliff Barrows and Ruth Bell Graham. Christmas at the Library, which runs most of the month of December, is always a highlight of the year, featuring a live Nativity, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, storytelling for children and more.

Visitors also have the opportunity to visit Ruth’s gravesite and tour Billy Graham’s boyhood home, built by his father, Frank Graham, in the 1920s, which has been carefully restored.

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