Why Billy Graham Had a Convicted Murderer Make His Casket

The casket of the late evangelist Billy Graham is seen as he lies in honor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
The casket of the late evangelist Billy Graham is seen as he lies in honor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

He's the most famous evangelist in modern Christianity, but even in his death, Billy Graham embraces humility.

His simple casket was handcrafted by a convicted murderer named "Grasshopper" in a Louisiana state prison.

Why? Graham's grandson, Roy Graham, explains in this video.

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