HONOLULU, Hawaii (BP)--When the bombs that fell on Pearl Harbor in 1941 were changing the course of world history, they were also changing the course of one man's life and those who would be touched by his ministry.
Sixty December 7ths later, Joe Morgan still recounts the horror of Japan's surprise attack to many of the millions of tourists who visit the Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor. When he does so, he shares how God helped him reclaim the call to preach and heal the scar of hatred that the attack had left on his life.
"He's like the Arizona Memorial's Billy Graham," said Robert Morgan, one of Joe's sons.
Every Thursday, despite failing health, Joe tells his story once or twice. And almost every time, it leaves people in tears, partly because of Joe's firsthand account and partly because they identify with the emotional struggles he faced.
"Grown men and women dealing with anger and hatred, this story brings them to a catharsis," said Robert, who assists his father during his talks. "Some can't say anything. They can only hug him." Read More