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Evangelistic invitations.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 003 Records of the Billy Graham Center

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Identifier: CN-003
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011

Collection 006 Papers of John C. Pollack

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Identifier: CN-006
Scope and Contents This collection contains drafts of John Pollock’s 1966 and 2004/2005 biographies of Billy Graham. The 1966 version was originally published as Billy Graham: The Authorized Biography. This book was reprinted in revised and expanded edition in 1969,  with the title Crusades: Twenty Years with Billy Graham.  It brought the story of Graham’s life up to 1969. Im 1979, Pollock published another biography of Graham entitled ...
Dates: Created: 1973-2005

Collection 028 Records of the BGEA Wheaton Crusade

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Identifier: CN 028
Scope and Contents This collection consists of several hundred follow-up cards used by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) to track the progress being made by inquirers who had come forward during Graham's Wheaton, Illinois, meetings (September 27-October 4, 1959). Each form, with the inquirer's name typed in, was given to the local minister for whose church the inquirer had expressed a preference. The minister returned the form, indicating whether the inquirer was attending the church regularly,...
Dates: Created: 1959

Collection 036 Records of Gospel Recordings, Inc.

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Identifier: CN-036
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, and other documents relating to the organization's work of providing Christian workers around the world with phonograph records or audio tapes of brief evangelistic programs of music, Scripture and sermons in thousands of different languages and dialects, presented by indigenous speakers of each tongue. Most of the correspondence is between the staff of Gospel Recordings and Christian workers in different countries, such as missionary to Africa Paul White, requesting...
Dates: Created: 1939-1978

Collection 038 Ephemera of Paul Rader

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Identifier: CN 038
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photographs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, and more, documenting Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mainly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes items about Rader gathered for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1996

Collection 041 Ephemera of Billy Sunday Campaign Music and the Old Time Religion

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Identifier: CN 041
Scope and Contents This collection contains one audio recording, mostly of American Gospel music. Side 1 includes songs sung by Billy Sunday co-workers, Virginia Healey Asher and Homer Rodeheaver with the choir from the 1917 Billy Sunday revival campaign in New York City. Side 2 includes Dr. Russell Conwell telling his famous "Acres of Diamonds" story and a song by evangelist Gypsy Smith, among others.Side 1 - BILLY SUNDAY CAMPAIGN MUSIC1. Sail On -- New York Tabernacle Chorus...
Dates: Created: Undated

Collection 042 Ephemera of Old Time Gospel Music

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Identifier: CN 042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one audio tape containing American Gospel music sung by Homer Rodeheaver, George Beverly Shea, and F. Carlton Booth, with piano solos by Clayton Erb.Side 1: Sung by Homer Rodeheaver - 1. When God is Near , 2. Wonderful , 3. You Must Open the Door, 4. Jesus Took My Burden, 5. Heartaches, 6. The Glory of His Presence, 7. Saviour, Like a Shepherd -- Piano solo by Clayton Erb, dung by George Beverly Shea - 8. Softly and Tenderly, 9. If We Could See Beyond...
Dates: Created: 1930-1940

Collection 043 Records of The Old Fashioned Faith

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Identifier: CN 043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one audio tape which contains mostly American Gospel music. Singers include Homer Rodeheaver and Rodney "Gipsy" Smith, as well as the Princeton Theological Seminary Chorus, among others. Also includes story told by Dr. Russell Conwell.*****Side 11. The Old Fashioned Faith--Homer Rodeheaver, Accompanied by Ackley2. Face To Face--Percy Hemus3. Our...
Dates: Created: 1905-1924

Collection 047 Papers of Melvin E. Trotter

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Identifier: CN 047
Scope and Contents Sermons, personal memorabilia, audio tape of Trotter's preaching, negatives, photographs, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Trotter's ministry as an evangelist and in rescue mission work. Collection combines Trotter's papers and the City Rescue Mission's records, including invitations to speak, responses to invitations from Trotter to speak at the mission, an abstract of a deed, requests for funds, testimonials to the good work of the mission, reports from...
Dates: Created: 1899-1972

Collection 061 Papers of Billy and Helen Sunday

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Identifier: CN 061
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of original documents held in Winona Lake, Indiana, including correspondence, sermons, reports, revival ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing mainly with the career of evangelist Billy Sunday from its beginning to his death and about the work of his wife Helen, who, besides acting as his general manager, was a fundamentalist leader in her own right, especially after his death. Persons featured include numerous fundamentalist figures and institutions; sermon topics cover a wide...
Dates: Created: 1882-1974

Collection 074 Ephemera of Billy Graham

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Identifier: CN-074
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, audio tapes, films, etc., gathered for the most part from non-Billy Graham Evangelistic Association sources which relate to Graham's family history, work as an evangelist, and his activities and influence as a public figure.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 2-6" means box 2, Folder 6.]This collection contains mainly materials gathered by the staff about Billy Graham or the...
Dates: Created: 1863-2013

Collection 079 Records of the Greater Chicago Crusade

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: CN 079
Scope and Contents The collection contains one hundred completed questionnaires from a survey created by Aubrey Leon Morris and administered between August and December 1963 to parcipants at the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade. The survey was used as part of Morris's PhD research, resulting in his doctoral dissertation, "A Study of Psychological Factors in the Evangelistic Preaching of Billy Graham." His degree was awarded by Southern Baptist Seminary in 1966.The survey was designed for those who...
Dates: Created: 1963

Collection 095 Ephemera of William B. Riley

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Identifier: CN 095
Scope and Contents Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley, noted Fundamentalist, Baptist minister, theologian,and founder and president of of Northwestern Bible School in Minnesota.
Dates: Created: 1903-1945

Collection 100 Ephemera of Charles E. Fuller

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Identifier: CN 100
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, sermons, radio logs, form letters to supporters, publicity materials of Charles Fuller's Old Fashioned Revival Hour radio programs, and audio tapes and phonograph records of the program and of gospel music.
Dates: Created: 1940-1968

Collection 103 Ephemera of Aimee Semple McPherson

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Identifier: CN 103
Scope and Contents Sermon transcripts, sermon notes, audio tape recordings of sermons, films, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, video tape, and evangelistic campaign literature related to Aimee Semple McPherson's ministry as an evangelist, radio speaker, public figure and founder of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. Most of the materials in this collection are available from the BGC Archives only on microfilm.
Dates: Created: 1921-1946

Collection 109 Ephemera of Gipsy Smith

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Identifier: CN 109
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, audio tapes and phonograph records of Smith singing hymns, and photographs. Newspaper clippings are about meetings held by Smith in Denver, Colorado (1909) and with Billy Sunday in Boston, Massachusetts (1935); included are extended excerpts from both men's sermons.This collection consists of newspaper clipping of Smith's 1909 evangelistic meetings in Denver (folder 1-16), scrapbook pages (folders 1-1 through 1-13) containing newspaper reports about Smith's 1935...
Dates: Created: 1909-1935

Collection 123 Ephemera of William M. Branham

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Identifier: CN 123
Scope and Contents Photographs, films, video tapes, and over 1,200 audio tapes containing sermons preached by charismatic-healing evangelist William Marrion Branham, including the healing portion of services.This collection contains primarily audio tapes, but also films, photographs, and books relating to William Branham's ministry as a healing evangelist. One of Branham's meetings (Washington, DC, 1953) was recorded on film, providing a visual example of his preaching style and healing work....
Dates: Created: 1947-1967

Collection 225 Records of the Baptista Film Mission

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Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963

Collection 247 Oral History Interview with Louis E. Knowlton

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Identifier: CN 247
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Louis E. Knowlton in which he discusses his career in evangelistic work and radio technology in Brazil for the Brazilian Evangelistic Association, Inc. Topics discussed include Knowlton's early life, education, service as an Army chaplain's assistant, decision to go into technological ministry, work at WMBI and in Brazil, efforts as a street evangelist and beginnings of music studio, Brazilian churches, church-state relations, ethnic groups and cults, the use of...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 285 Papers of Torrey Maynard Johnson

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Identifier: CN 285
Scope and Contents Correspondence, oral history interviews, scrapbooks, sermons, minutes, reports, photos, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, audio recordings, video recordings reflecting Johnson’s life as an influential American Protestant from the 1930s through the 1990s. Besides documenting Johnson’s pastorates of Midwest Bible Church (Illinois) and Bibletown Community Church (Florida), his leadership of Youth for Christ International, and his activities as an independent evangelist, the...
Dates: Created: 1919 -2001

Collection 294 Records of the Hour of Freedom Radio Program

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Identifier: CN-294
Scope and Contents Recordings of weekly radio program, each a half-hour in length, largely featuring Howard O. Jones.

Subjects covered include Christmas, church, forgiveness, God, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, love, resurrection, salvation, sin, social service, religion and sports, and truth.
Dates: Created: 1968-1980

Collection 295 Records of the Charlotte Evangelistic Campaigns Research Project

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Identifier: CN 295
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, questionnaires, audio tapes, sermon transcripts, and other documents gathered by Dr. Ivan Fahs during a research project into twentieth century evangelistic meetings held in Charlotte, NC, by J. Wilbur Chapman, Billy Sunday, Mordecai Ham, Billy Graham, and Leighton Ford, spanning 1915-1983. The materials contained in this collection consist of the data Fahs gathered plus notes and aids, such as lists of events, which he and his students made up. Materials include copies of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1983

Collection 296 Oral History Interviews with Stanley Okoro

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Identifier: CN 296
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stanley Okoro in which he discusses his childhood in Nigeria, education participation as a soldier in the 1967-1970 Nigerian civil war, conversion to Christianity, theological training, youth ministry in Nigeria and Liberia, Christian cults in Nigeria, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Nigerian churches. The time period covered by the interviews is from 1951 to 1985.Stanley Okoro was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 25, 1985 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 312 Papers of Diane W. Hawkins

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Identifier: CN 312
Scope and Contents Collection 312 consists of letters, oral history interviews, articles, minutes of meetings, reports and other relating to Diane Hawkins' missionary service in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) as well as the tapes of an oral history interview conducted several years later. Among the topics covered are: TEAM's evangelistic, and educational work in Rhodesia; the lifestyle, music, and beliefs of Shona people; the civil war between white government and the black nationalist guerrillas which raged while...
Dates: Created: 1970-1985

Collection 313 Papers of Robert C. Van Kampen

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Identifier: CN 313
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, clippings, etc., related to Van Kampen's responsibilities on the Board of Directors of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association as well as various board committees, the boards of BGEA subsidiaries or affiliated institutions (Billy Graham Benevolent Fund, Billy Graham Evangelistic Film Ministry, Inc., Billy Graham Evangelistic Trust, Billy Graham Foundation, Grason Company, World Evangelism and Christian Education Fund,...
Dates: Created: 1944-1982

Collection 322 Papers of Oswald J. Smith

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Identifier: CN-322
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, sermons, tracts, hymn lyrics, audio tapes, photographs, lantern slides, etc. related to Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, hymn writer, author and missions promoter.Correspondence, audio tapes, hymn and poem manuscripts, lantern slides, phonograph records, negatives, photographs, tracts, posters, audio tapes, clippings, scrapbooks, etc., related to Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, author and editor, hymn writer and poet, colporteur, and...
Dates: Created: 1890-1986

Collection 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

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Identifier: CN 326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1950-1986

Collection 330 Records of Moody Memorial Church

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Identifier: CN-330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.

Collection 357 Papers of Percy B. Crawford and Ruth Crawford Porter

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Identifier: CN 357
Scope and Contents Films, videos, audio tapes, correspondence, a book manuscript, sermon notes, and other materials documenting the evangelistic ministry of Percy and Ruth Crawford, particularly their radio and television work.
Dates: Created: 1922-1989

Collection 385 Oral History Interview with Daniel E. Liberek

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Identifier: CN 385
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Daniel Eric Liberek in which he describes growing up in Belgium as the son of a Protestant pastor, his conversion, methods of evangelism in that country, comparison between United States and Belgian evangelicals, his own work as a youth pastor in Belgium, Protestant-Catholic relations, church-state relations, and other faiths in the country. Other topics discussed include Liberek's experiences running a Christian youth camp; and some of the spiritual options in...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 397 Papers of Consuella York

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Identifier: CN 397
Scope and Contents Clippings, photographs, cards, sermons, handbooks, oral history interviews and other records mainly relating to Consuella York's ministry as a chaplain at the Cook County Jail, but also describing her childhood growing up on the south side of Chicago, her conversion, religious education, and work as a pastor.The materials in this collection consist of miscellaneous items from Rev. York's life, mostly relating to her prison ministry. They include newspaper and magazine clippings,...
Dates: Created: 1953-1989

Collection 463 Oral History Interview with Cliff Barrows

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Identifier: CN 463
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Clifford Burton Barrows (1923-2016), evangelist and long-time song-leader and choir director with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, in which he describes experiences which have influenced his work; the place of music in evangelism; trends in current Christian music; role of music in Billy Graham crusade services. Other topics discussed include: Barrow’s musical training; influence of Oliver Steiner and Homer Rodeheaver; and the commercialization of...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 492 Papers of William A. Drury

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Identifier: CN 492
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, audio recordings, brochures, photographs, and a video tape relating to the ministry of William A. Drury, evangelist and youth worker with Percy Crawford, Youtharama, and Youth Haven.
Dates: Created: 1962-1996

Collection 564 Papers of Felix Onwukanjo Erondu

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Identifier: CN 564
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photograph, videos related to the ministry of Reverend Felix Erondu, Nigerian evangelist and founder of Traveling Light Ministries.Series: Oral History InterviewsTwo oral history interviews with Felix Erondu, in which he decribes his family background in Aba, Nigeria; upbringing in the Anglican church; education; training as a teacher; participation in the Biafran civil war; work as a teacher and principal; committing...
Dates: Created: 1995, 1999

Collection 585 Oral History Interview with John B. Lutembeka

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Identifier: CN 585
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John B. Lutembeka in which he discusses his family and childhood in Tanzania, education in Uganda during the Idi Amin regime, conversion to the Christian faith while attending teacher's college; the development of his personal faith, the founding and growth of Big November Crusade Ministries; the rapid numerical growth of Christianity in Tanzania; the Tanzanian church's characteristics, strengths and weaknesses; his education at the Wheaton College Graduate School,...
Dates: Created: 2003

Collection 594 Papers of Joseph D. Blinco

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Identifier: CN 594
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of crusade, conference, and radio messages by Joseph D. Blinco. Crusade locations include Australia, England, and the United States. Some of the conference messages were given at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. The radio messages were broadcasted on the Faith For Today radio program.*****Series: Audio TapesArrangement: The archivist arranged the tapes...
Dates: Created: 1959-1967

Collection 595 Records of Congress '88

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Identifier: CN 595
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress '88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.Series: Audio tape recordingsArrangement: Tapes were received in vinyl cases each already numbered. The archivist kept the same order and labeled the tape sequentially.Date Range: 1988-1988Volume: 161 cassette tapes (0.91 cubic feet)Type of documents: Recordings of the plenary and workshop sessions of Congress 88,...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 621 Oral History Interview with Sid Couchey

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Identifier: CN 621
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sid Couchey in which he decsribes his conversion to Christianity; his experience as a cartoonist; his participation in the 1957 New York City Crusade, including the preparation; artwork he created for the crusade; counseling; and the aftermath. Ruth Couchey, his wife, also makes brief comments about her experiences during the crusade. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929-1957.Mr. Couchey was interviewed by Bob Shuster on October 11, 2005, at...
Dates: Created: 2005

Collection 648 Ephemera of Ben Haden Evangelistic Association

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Identifier: CN 648
Scope and Contents Collection contains published transcripts of sermons from evangelist Ben Haden’s weekly TV and radio program, "Changed Lives." Topics covered include: spiritual gifts, belief and doubt, teenagers, forgiveness, ethics, Biblical teaching, addiction, wealth, hypocrisy, Soviet Union, US politics and government. Each program contains two sermons, copyright dated between 1969-1989. Some sermons are repeated. The date range for the materials in this collection is 1981-1989.
Dates: Created: 1981-1989