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Brief Description of This Collection

Biography

An Essay on the Contents of the Collection (Scope and Content)

Other Information That Might Be Helpful To Anyone Using This Collection

Lists of Audio Tapes in This Collection (Location Records)




Collection 594
[May 2, 2005]
Blinco, Joseph D.; 1912-1968
Papers; 1959-1967
50 Audio Tapes (1.0 cubic feet)



Brief Description: 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.



Restrictions: Tape T15 may not be copied without written permission from the appropriate BGEA staff member. Any researcher who wishes to request permission must get the required form from the Archives staff. It is the responsibility of the researcher to fill out the form and send it to the BGEA





Biography


Full name

Joseph D. Blinco

Birth

May 6, 1912, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England

Death

June 9, 1968, San Bernardino, California

Family

 

Parents

Thomas Arthur and Mary Jane (Dryden) Blinco

 

Marital Status

Married Ethelwynn B. Crawford

 

Children

Ethelwynn Mary, Pauline Margaret, Stephen Thomas Crawford

Conversion

In 1928, when he was 16

Ordination

In the Methodist Church of Great Britain, 1944

Education

 

19??

St. James School, Whitehaven

 

ca. 1933

Cliff College, England

Career

 

1940

Entered British Methodist ministry

 

1944-1951

Staff evangelist at Cliff College

 

1951-1955

Pastorates in West England, Manchester, Southampton and London

 

1955

Joined Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) as an Associate Evangelist

 

1966

Resigned as Associate Evangelist

 

1966-1968

Director of Forest Home Conference Center in California





Scope and Content


Series: Audio tape recordings

Arrangement: The archivist arranged the tapes in chronological order within three lists: miscellaneous, Faith for Today radio programs, and Forest Home Family Conference.

Date Range: 1959-1967

Volume: 50 audio tape reels (1.0 cubic feet)

Geographic coverage: Australia, England, United States

Type of documents: Recording of crusade, conference, and radio messages

Subjects: Communism, conversion, parables of Jesus Christ, salvation, sin.

Notes: 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.



Provenance

The materials in this collection were given to the Archives of the Billy Graham Center by Ethelwynne B. Smith in April 1994.


Accession:94-38

May 2, 2005

Wayne D. Weber





SELECTED LIST OF CRUSADES AND MEETING OF JOSEPH BLINCO


1956, July 1-15

Muskee Crusade, Muskee, Michigan

1958, Jan. 12-31

Trinidad Crusade, Trinidad

1959, May 13-26

Adelaide Crusade, Adelaide, Australia

1960, Jan. 24 - Feb. 3

Ibadan, Nigeria

1960, Feb. 14-23

Salisbury Crusade, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

1960, Feb. 26- March 1

Kisumu Crusade, Kisumu, Kenya

1960, Aug. 26-31

Basel Crusade, Basel, Switzerland

1960, Dec. 4-11

First Methodist Church, Henyetta, Oklahoma

1961, Jan. 8-15

Grand Island, Nebraska

1960, Dec. 11-14

Centenary Methodist Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1961, Jan. 21 - Feb. 1

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1961, Feb. 22 - March 1

Stuart, Florida

1961, March 1-4

Miami, Florida

1961, March 27-31

Tampa, Florida

1961, April 16-23

Tyler, Texas

1961, May 20-22

Cliff College, England

1961, May 23 - June 24

Manchester, England

1961, June 30 - July 8

La Cross, Wisconsin

1963, Feb. 28 - March 17

Philippines Tour, Davao, Iloilo City, Manila, Cebu

1963, March 17-28

Formosa Tour, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan

1963, March 20-22

Hong Kong Crusade

1963, Nov. 8-15

First Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida

1964, Jan. 3-10

Nassau, Bahamas

1964, Jan. 19-26

Northside Baptist Church, St. Petersburg, Florida

1964, Jan. 29 - Feb. 2

Houston, Texas

1964, Feb. 2-9

First Methodist Church, Naples, Florida

1964, Feb. 16-23

United Gospel Crusade, Belize, British Honduras

1964, March 8-15

Blinco Crusade, North Chili, New York

1964, March 18

University of Miami, Miami, Florida

1964, March 24-29

Bibletown Bible Conference, Boca Raton, Florida

1964, May 31 - June 7

Chicagoland Northwest Area Crusade, Chicago, Illinois

1964, June 7

Northwest University rally, Chicago, Illinois

1964, Sept. 25-27

Men of Methodism, Oxford, Georgia

1964, Oct. 12

Forest Home Conference, Forest Home, California

1964, Oct. 15-25

Greater East Bay Crusade for Christ, Oakland, California

1965, Jan. 3-10

North Gold Coast Crusade for Christ, Jupiter, Florida

1965, Jan. 17-24

First Covenant Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1965, Jan. 26-30

Layman’s Leadership Institute, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1965, Jan. 31 - Feb. 7

Trinity Presbyterian United Church, Santa Ana, California

1965, March 21-26

First Presbyterian Church, Bradenton, Florida

1965, April 23 - May 2

Bermuda Crusade, Hamilton, Bermuda

1965, May 22-30

Methodist Church in Ireland, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

1965, June 27 - July 2

Forest Home Christian Conference Center, Forest Falls, California

1965, July 25-29

Cedar Falls Bible Conference, Cedar Falls, Iowa

1965, Sept. 18-25

Finley Christian Holiday Crusade, Finley, England

1965, Oct. 24-31

Houghton Wesleyan Methodist Church, Houghton, New York

1965, Nov. 2-14

Crusade for Christ in Greater Rochester, Rochester, New York

1966, Jan. 16-23

Grace Chapel, Lexington, Mississippi

1966, Aug. 12-21

Greater Mesquite Crusade, Mesquite, Texas

1966, Sept. 28 - Oct. 9

Greater St. Joseph Crusade for Christ, St. Joseph, Missouri




LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 94-38
Type of Material: Audio Tapes
The following items are located in the AUDIO TAPE file.


Item# - Reel or cassette, speed, length, number of sides, contents (title of session, participants) according to the program, date.


 #

R/C

speed

length

Sides

Contents

Dates

Miscellaneous Tapes

T1

 R

 

 

 

God’s Working. Adelaide Crusade, Adelaide, Australia

5/20/1959

T2

 R

 

 

 

God Forbid That I Should Glory Save in the Cross, Gal. 6:14. Adelaide, Australia Crusade

5/21/1959

T3

 R

3-3/4

 

 

“What Must I Do To Be Saved?”, Acts 16. Adelaide, Australia Crusade

5/23/1959

T4

 R

 

 

 2

Side 1: The Good News. Tyler, Texas Crusade

Side 2: Essentials Never Change. Tyler, Texas Crusade

5/7/1960

T5

 R

3-3/4

 

 1

Conversion, Adelaide, Australia Crusade

1961

T6

 R

7-1/2

 

 2

Side 1: Portion of song in Spanish, “Wonderful Grace of Jesus”

Side 2: “The Method and the Goal of Evangelism”

1/18/1962

1/19/1962

T7

 R

 

 

 

The Lost Sheep, Coin, and Son. Whitehaven, England

The Divine Yes of God. Whitehaven, England

3/3/1963

3/4/1963

T8

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Pre-Crusade Talks, Rochester Radio Broadcasts, Reel 1.

What Can I Do to Help the Crusade in Rochester?

What Might the Crusade Do for me?

11/1965

T9

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Pre-Crusade Talks, Rochester Radio Broadcasts, Reel 2.

What Might the Crusade Mean to the Church?

What Might the Crusade Mean to the City?

What Can I do for the Crusade?

11/1965

T10

 R

 

 

 2

Mesquite Texas Crusade (Reel 1)

Side 1: Conversion of Philippian Jailor, Acts. 16

Side 2: Rich Young Ruler, Mark 10

8/1966

T11

 R

 

 

 2

Mesquite Texas Crusade (Reel 2)

Side 1: Christ Died for Our Sins, I Cor. 15:1-4

Side 2: Open the Door, Rev. 3:20

8/1966

T12

 R

 

 

 2

Mesquite Texas Crusade (Reel 3)

Side 1: Lost Sheep, Coin, and Son. Luke 15

Side 2: Sinfulness of Man. John 3:16

8/1966

T13

 R

 

 

 2

Mesquite Texas Crusade (Reel 4)

Side 1: Joy, Victory & Assurance. I John

Side 2: Wanted - A Hole in the Head

8/1966

T14

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Mesquite Texas Crusade (Reel 5)

Side 1: John 1:12

Side 2: God Forbid That I Should Glory Save in the Cross of Christ. Ethel Waters special guest. Gal. 6:14

8/1966

T15

 R

 

 

 

The Church’s Primary Responsibility. Hour of Decision message. See CN191-T892

2/12/1967

Faith For Today Radio Programs

T16

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Conversion Series

1 - Philippian Jailor’s Conversion. Acts. 16:25

2 - His Own and Family’s Conversion. Acts 9:1

5/3/1964

5/10/1964

T17

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Conversion Series

3 - Conversion of Fred, a prisoner. 2 Corinthians 5:11-17

4 - The Necessity of Conversion. Ephesians 2:4-10

5/17/1964

5/24/1964

T18

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Conversion Series

5 - A First Talk on Cure for Communism. 2 Cor. 5:15

6 - A Second Talk on Cure for Communism

5/31/1964

6/14/1964

T19

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Conversion Series

7 - Nicodemus. John 3

8 - How Grace of God Can Change the Human Hears. John 3

6/14/1964

6/21/1964

T20

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Sins Consequences. Isaiah

Formal Religion. Isaiah

10/11/1964

10/18/1964

T21

 R

7-1/2

 

 

Thanks Be Unto God for His Unspeakable Gift. II Cor. 9:15

New Creation in Christ. II Cor. 5:17

12/20/1964

12/27/1964

T22

 R

 

 

 

Four Challenges to Laymen

1 - Challenge to be a Saint

2 - Challenge to be a Saint


9/19/1965

9/26/1965

T23

 R

 

 

 

Four Challenges to Laymen

3 - Challenge to be a Saint

4 - Challenge to Share Christ


10/3/1965

10/10/1965

T24

 R

 

 

 

Four Challenges to Laymen

5 - Challenge to Share Christ

6 - Challenge to Share Christ


10/17/1965

10/24/1965

T25

 R

 

 

 

Four Challenges to Laymen

7 - Challenge to Share Christ

8 - Challenge to Share Christ


11/7/1965

11/14/1965

Forest Home Family Conference, Forest Home Christian Conference Center

T26

 R

 

 

 

Conference 1. Free, Sons, No Separation

6/30/1963

T27

 R

 

 

 

Conference 1. Pentecost, Acts. 1:4, 2:1

7/1/1963

T28

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Conference 1. Healing of the Paralytic, Mark 2

7/2/1963

T29

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Conference 1. 1&2 Timothy, Romans, Titus, 1&2 Peter

7/3/1963

T30

 R

 

 

 2

Conference 3

Side 1: Saints at Colosse. Col. 1

Side 2: Whom Say Ye That I Am? Matt. 16

1965

T31

 R

 

 

 2

Conference 1

Side 1: Accepted by God, Rom. 8. Talk 1

Side 2: Rejoicing in God, Rom. 8. Talk 2

1966

T32

 R

 

 

 2

Conference 1

Side 1: Bearing the Responsibilities of a Child of God. Talk 3. Rom. 8:2

Side 2: Bearing the Responsibilities of a Child of God. Talk 4. Rom 8:2-8

1966

T33

 R

 3 3/4

 95

 2

Conference 1
Side 1: Assurance of Being a Child of God. Talk 5. Rom 8:15-39
Side 2: Conclusion of talk on Romans 8

1966

T34

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Conference 2
Message 1 & 2 Isaiah 40

1966

T35

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 2
Side 1: Message 3 Isaiah 40
Side 2: Message 4 Isaiah 6, 40

1966

T36

 R

3-3/4

 73

Conference 2
Side 1: Message 5 The Problem of Sin and Suffering, Isaiah 40:27
Side 2: Message 6 Isaiah 40

1966

T37

 R

3-3/4

 109

 2

Conference 3

Side 1: A People in Trouble with a Religion That Did Not Help. Isa. 1

Side 2: Message 2 Isa. 1, Micah 7

1966

T38

 R

 

 

 2

Conference 3

Side 1: Christ at the Door and What He Wants. Rev. 3:13-20

Side 2: God’s Complaint Against His People. Isa. 1

1966

T39

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 3

Side 1: The Omniscience and Omnipresence of God, Psa. 139

Side 2: Continue above message. Healing of Two Blind Men, Mr. Botsford, Matt. 9: 27-31

1966

T40

 R

 

 

 2

Conference 1

Side 1: Seasonal Times, I Tim. 1:18 & Rom. 12

Side 2: Joshua

1967

T41

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 1

Side 1: Message 3: Phil. 4:19 & II Cor. 12:9

Side 2: Message 4: John 1 & Job

1967

T42

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Conference 1

Message 5: Matthew 13:44-46

1967

T43

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Conference 1

Message 5 1 Corinthians 2-3, Romans 8, 1 John 1

Message 6 Being Alive to God, 1 Corinthians 2-3, Romans 8, 1 John 1, and soloist Mr. Nelson singing several songs

1967

T44

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 2

Side 1: Message 1, Galatians 6

Side 2: Message 2, Matthew 9:9 A Moment of Personal Challenge, Potential Change, and Practical Commitment

1967

T45

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 2

Side 1: Message 3, Luke 8:1

Side 2: Message 4, 2 Cor. 5

1967

T46

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 2

Side 1: Message 5, Acts 16

Side 2: Message 6, Philippians 1

1967

T47

 R

 

 

 2

Conference 3

Side 1: Call of Matthew. Matt. 9:9

Side 2: What Our Religion Must Be. Matt. 7:21-23 & II Tim. 3:5

1967

T48

 R

3-3/4

 

 2

Conference 3

Side 1: Hebrews 1:1-3 & II Cor. 1

Side 2: Now Are We the Sons of God. I John 2: 28-3:3

1967

T49

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Forest Home College Briefing Conference.

Message 1: Luke 24:45

Message 2: Mark 2

1966

T50

 R

3-3/4

 

 

Forest Home College Briefing Conference.

Message 3, Blinco, Christian Responsibility in a Social World, Dr. Robert B. Munger: John 20:19,

1966




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