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Collection 522 Oral History Interviews with Joel Martínez Hernandez

 Collection
Identifier: CN-522
Oral history interviews with Joel Martínez Hernandez in which he discusses his early childhood in Jaruco, Cuba; conversion to Christianity; being son of missionaries; bi-culturalism; Toccoa Falls boarding school and college; effect of service in the United States Navy on spiritual development; reasons for not being TEAM missionary; missionary work in Barcelona and then Madrid, Spain with Christian & Missionary Alliance; traditional church models versus cell-group based models; education at Wheaton College Graduate school; importance of holistic living as missionaries; reaching families in Spain; ministering with and through his own family. The time period covered by the interviews is 1949 to 1995.

Joel Martínez Hernandez was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on August 4, 1995, at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates

  • Created: 1949-1995

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Extent

3.00 audio_tapes

179 minutes other_unmapped

Biographical or Historical Information

Full Name: Joel Martínez Hernandez (Cuba de Morales)

Birth: May 25, 1949 in Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

Marital Status: Married Nancy; 1973

Children: Sonya; David; Jonathan; Mark

Conversion: 1954, Age 5: received Jesus Christ through the witness of his parents in Jaruco, Cuba

Ordination: 1984, ordained as a Baptist minister

Education:

1962-1968 - Toccoa Falls (high school), Toccoa Falls, Georgia

1968-1970 - Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa Falls, Georgia

1973-1977 - Columbia Bible College, Columbia, South Carolina

1977 - Graduate School at Columbia Bible College

1994-1996 - Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, Illinois. Graduated with a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies

Career:

1970-1974 - United States Navy, San Francisco, CA and Pensacola, FL

1978-1990 - Joined Christian and Missionary Alliance, sent to Barcelona, Spain

1991-2002 - Church planting with Christian and Missionary Alliance, Madrid, Spain

2002 - present Cell church planting and started The Sunflower Center for counseling, Granada, Spain

Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives Joel Martínez Hernandez in 1995.

Accession: 95-119

June 6, 2008

Noel Collins
Title
Collection 522 Oral History Interviews with Joel Martínez Hernandez
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

Contact:
501 College Avenue
Wheaton IL 60187 US
630-752-5910