Recently, Billy Graham was in the news for being the inspiration for Vice President Mike Pence's marriage standards. Called the "Billy Graham Rule," it is a practice to not be in a compromising situation with the opposite sex, in an effort to protect your marriage and honor your spouse.
Pence has shared that he does not dine with women alone or consume alcohol in compromising situations where his wife isn't present. He was battered by the media as being sexist and unable to control himself.
But Cissie Graham Lynch (granddaughter of Billy Graham and daughter of Franklin Graham) had enough of the slander. She wrote a passionate post on her blog, sharing her "disgust" with the media.
Sharing this photo of her grandfather, Lynch began:
"Like many of you, I’ve been watching the stories of the “Billy Graham Rule” come across my news and social media feeds.
"It is obvious mainstream media will do whatever they can to destroy our President and his administration. Like many of you, I am disgusted each day when I wake up and witness them attempting to destroy each person around President Trump. There is no basis of their moral or truth standards. It changes daily. They attack and label President Trump as a womanizer, misogynist, and an adulterer. But now they attack Vice President Pence with some of the very same labels for loving his wife so much he will do whatever takes to protect his most cherished relationship.
"My grandfather said this about why this and several other standards were adopted: 'We pledged among ourselves to avoid any situation that would have even the appearance of compromise or suspicion.' My dad still employs these hallmarks of integrity at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse that were noted by my grandfather’s team almost 70 years ago.
"We as Christians have to protect our heart and soul from many things in this world, and we have to set standards so that Satan cannot inch himself into our lives. Please continue to pray for our country’s administration. We need them to succeed so America can succeed. Fight for them with your prayers."
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