Collection 475 Oral History Interview with W. Scott Nyborg
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with W. Scott Nyborg in which he describes his childhood, work with High School Evangelism Fellowship; the 1957 Billy Graham New York Crusade; the Sermons from Science exhibit at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair; Office of Worldwide Evangelism-in-Depth (OWED) for Latin America Mission; In-Depth Evangelism Associates (IDEA); Reality Seminars with Latin America Mission; Christ for the City-Miami; co-workers Ruben Lores, Rene Padilla, Orlando Costas and John Huffman; attitudes of the American church towards the rest of the world; affect of Hurricane Andrew on Miami. The time period covered by the interview is 1917-1993.
Scott Nyborg was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on January 15, 1993, at the office of Latin America Mission in Miami, Florida.
- Created: 1993
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Full Name: W. Scott Nyborg
Birth: 1923, in Tacoma, Washington, United States
Parents: Parents immigrated to the United States from Norway, 1917. Father was a pastor in the Evangelical Free Church denomination.
Siblings: 5 brothers & sisters
Marital Status: Married to Jane A. Newell in 1950s
?-1960 - Graduated Columbia Bible College, Columbia , South Carolina
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?, 1957 - High School Evangelism Fellowship, oversaw high school clubs in Brooklyn & Queens
(?) 1950s, 1960-1963 - Gospel Volunteers of the World (Camp-of-the-Woods)
1963 - Christian Businessmen's Committee
1963-1965 - Director of Sermons from Science at the New York World's Fair, 1964-1965, for Moody Institute of Science
1966-1970 - Latin America Mission, worked in Office of Worldwide Evangelism-in-Depth (OWED)
1970-1976 - Latin America Mission, seconded to In-Depth Evangelism Associates (IDEA)
? - Latin America Mission, Reality Seminars
1986-199? - Latin America Mission, director of Christ for the City-Miami
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The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Scott Nyborg in January 1993.
Christian F. Sawyer
- Bakke, Raymond J., 1938-
- Berg, Clayton L., 1928-
- Christ for the City.
- Church work with students -- New York (N.Y.)
- Church work with students.
- Cities and towns -- Miami.
- Cities and towns.
- City missions -- Miami.
- City missions.
- Costas, Orlando E.
- Cross-cultural studies.
- Evangelicalism -- United States.
- Evangelistic work -- Africa.
- Evangelistic work -- Japan.
- Evangelistic work -- Latin America.
- Evangelistic work -- Miami.
- Evangelistic work -- New York (N.Y.)
- Evangelistic work -- Philippines.
- Evangelistic work.
- High School Evangelism Fellowship.
- Huffman, John A., Jr.
- In-Depth Evangelism Associates.
- Indigenous church administration
- Interdenominational cooperation.
- Latin America Mission.
- Lores, Ruben.
- Moody Films.
- Moody Institute of Science.
- Motion pictures in church work.
- New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
- Nyborg, W. Scott.
- Padilla, C. Rene.
- Religious and ecclesiastical institutions.
- Youth -- Societies and clubs.
- Collection 475 Oral History Interview with W. Scott Nyborg
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