Collection 526 Oral History Interview with José Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez
Scope and Contents
Oral history interviews with Jose Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez, in which he describes his family, childhood in Spain, Protestant Evangelicalism in a predominantly Catholic country, his conversion and spiritual development, training for ministry, work with Decisión, theological education by extension in Spain, American missionaries and their impact in Spain, attempts to unify Spanish Protestants, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Global Mission (of which he was the director in Madrid), his father-in- law John Blake, and pastoral experiences in Madrid. The time period covered by the interviews is 1957 to 1995.
Rev. Sanchez-Nunez was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on November 22 and December 15, 1995 in the offices of the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.
- Created: 1995
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Full Name: José Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez
Birth: April 13, 1957 in Úveda, Spain
Parents: Father: Roque Sánchez (a Protestant minister), Mother: Angelita Nũnez
Siblings: 2 brothers, 1 sister
Marital Status: Married to Jane Blake Sanchez in 1981
Children: 2 daughters
Conversion: At age 13
?-1976: Technical Institute of Madrid; degree as a Technical Teacher
1980-1984: Spanish Bible Institute and Theological Seminary (IBSTE) in Castelldefels, Spain, B.Th.
1995-1996: Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, United States, MA in Theology and Communications
Worked during summers on evangelistic campaigns held by Decisión, an evangelistic started by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in 1977 which became become independent in 1991
1981-1983: Worked with wife on follow-up for an evangelistic campaign in city of Valls, Spain
1984-1989: Worked full-time with Decisión Spain
1985-1989: Co-pastor of Cristo Vive Evangelical Church, Madrid, Spain
1989-2003: Became principal pastor of Cristo Vive Evangelical Church, Madrid, Spain
1989-1993: President of the Association of Pastors of Madrid (AMECAM). During which he played a large part in the Founding of the Evangelical Council of Madrid
1996: Director of the Audiovisual Productions Commission of the Federation of Evangelical Entities of Spain “Canal de Vida”
1996: Director of the television program Tiempo de Creer, later renamed Good News TV and “”Protestant World” in RNE
2003: Head of Decisión in Spain
2003: Director of a program on Spanish National Radio, Protestant World- Faith and Coexistence
2009 - Started Samaritan Purse’s Operation Christmas Child in Spain with his wife
2011: National coordinator in Spain for the “My Hope” project of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Professor of Communication and Evangelization at Spanish Bible Institute and Theological Seminary (IBSTE) in Castelldefels, Spain
Professor at the European Seminar on Theological Formation and Evangelization SEFOVAN, Madrid, Spain
Other significant information:
2010: Won medal of the Evánelico Council of Madrid for Good News TV
4 Audio Tapes
Language of Materials
Accruals and Additions
The interviews in this collection were given to the Archives of the Billy Graham Center by Rev. Sánchez Nunez in November and December, 1995.
Accession: 95-161, 95-180
March 7, 2017
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
- Blake, John, 1933-
- Catholic Church -- Spain.
- Catholic Church.
- Children of clergy -- Spain.
- Children of clergy.
- Christianity and culture -- Spain.
- Church development, New -- Spain.
- Church development, New.
- Clergy -- Job stress.
- Clergy -- Spain.
- Conversion -- Personal narratives.
- Decisión (Spain)
- Evangelical Free Church of America -- Missions.
- Evangelical Free Church of America.
- Evangelicalism -- Relations -- Catholic Church.
- Evangelicalism -- Spain.
- Evangelistic work -- Canary Islands.
- Evangelistic work -- Europe.
- Evangelistic work -- Spain.
- Evangelistic work.
- Interdenominational cooperation -- Spain.
- Interdenominational cooperation.
- Madrid (Spain)
- Martínez Hernández, Joel.
- Missions -- Spain.
- Opus Dei (Society)
- Pentacostalism -- Spain.
- Pentecostalism--Catholic Church
- Radio in religion.
- Sanchez-Nunez, Jose Pablo.
- Seminary extension -- Spain.
- Seminary extension.
- Southern Baptist Convention -- Missions.
- Southern Baptist Convention.
- Television in religion.
- Theoloigcal seminaries
- Theoloigcal seminaries -- Spain.
- Wheaton College (Ill.)
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni.
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Graduate school.
- Collection 526 Oral History Interview with José Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez
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