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Records of Congress 88 - Collection 595


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Table of Contents

Title Page and Restrictions

Brief Description of This Collection

Historical Background

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

Lists of Audio Tapes in This Collection (Location Records)




Collection 595

[June 16, 2005]

Congress 88; 1988-1988

Records; 1988

161 Audio Tapes (0.91 cubic feet)



Brief Description: Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress 88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.


Restrictions: None




Historical Background


Conference name

Congress 88

Conference venue

Rosemont Horizon Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago)

Conference dates

August 4-7, 1988

Conference theme

That the World May Believe

Conference background

After two years of discussion by national leaders in Christian evangelism connected with the Washington Roundtable on Evangelism, a special meeting was called on June 20, 1985, in Chicago. Seventy-six church leaders representing thirty-eight Christian communities met and voted to proceed with the initial preparation of Congress 88. On December 11, 1985, at the annual meeting of the Washington Roundtable on Evangelism, the Directors of Evangelism affirmed the June 20th decision and voted in (effective January 1, 1986) a Board of Directors with and Executive Director, to establish an office, and to accept a budget.

Conference purpose

1          To celebrate Jesus Christ as Savior and Sovereign for American and for the world.

2          To challenge churches to demonstrate God’s love by responding to the needs of society today.

3          To demonstrate American churches’ unity of purpose to reach the 90 million unchurched persons in the USA.

4          To provide inspiration, instruction, and motivation for American churches to gather the harvest for God’s kingdom in the USA

Attendance figures

15,000 Christian church leaders

Board of Directors

 

President

Grady Allison

 

Vice President

Marie Van Antwerpen

 

Secretary

Ernest A. Miller

 

Treasurer

Alvin Illig

 

Member-at-large

Weptanomah Carter

 

Program

Eddie Fox

 

Executive Director

Paul Benjamin



Scope and Content


Series: Audio tape recordings

Arrangement: Tapes were received in vinyl cases each already numbered. The archivist kept the same order and labeled the tape sequentially.

Date Range: 1988-1988

Volume: 161 cassette tapes (0.91 cubic feet)

Type of documents: Recordings of the plenary and workshop sessions of Congress 88, That the World May Know.

Subjects: Evangelism and missions.

Notes: There are ten vinyl cases holding sixteen tapes each and one loose tape (T161) in this collection. Additional information on Congress 88 is located in Collection 13, box 76, folder 20. There are no tapes for several sessions.



Provenance

The materials in this collection were given to the Archives of the Billy Graham Center in April 1989.


Accession: 89-39

June 16, 2005

Wayne D. Weber

E. Kuehn



LOCATION RECORD

Accession: 89-39

Type of Material: Audio Tapes

The following items are located in the AUDIO TAPE file.


Item# - Number of sides, contents (title of session, participants) according to the program, date. Number in contents column is the tape number printed on the cassette by the tape company.


 #

R/C

length

Sides

Contents

Dates

PLENARY SESSIONS

T1

C

ca. 50 min

2

01. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin-"A Vision Of Evangelization"

8/4/1988

T2

C

ca. 50 min

2

02. Woodie W. White-"Jesus Christ is Lord"

8/4/1988

T3

C

ca. 50 min

2

Side 1: 03. H. Eddie Fox-"Evangelizing the Good News"

Side 2: 03B. Alvin Iling-"Jesus Evangelizes Through Insignificant Givers/Inadequate Gifts

8/6/1988

T4

C

ca. 50 min

2

04. Eva Burrows-"The Christian Call and Human Needs"

8/5/1988

T5

C

ca. 50 min

2

05. George Gallup Jr.-"The Unchurched American 1988"

8/5/1988

T6

C

ca. 50 min

2

06. Charles Colson-"The Community of Light in the New Dark Age"

8/5/1988

T7

C

ca. 50 min

2

07. Harold Carter-"The Urgent Prudence for World Evangelism"

8/5/1988

T8

C

ca. 50 min

2

08. Jack Stanton-"Mastering the Masters Method"

8/?/1988

T9

C

ca. 50 min

2

09. Leighton Ford-"What Can Fill An Empty Frame?"

8/7/1988

WORKSHOP SESSIONS

T10

C

ca. 50 min

2

101. David Laubach-"Personality & Evangelism"

8/?/1988

T11

C

ca. 50 min

2

102. Duncan McIntosh-"Personalizing the Invitation to Faith"

8/?/1988

T12

C

ca. 50 min

2

103. Ernest J. Moen-"Four Steps to Growing A Church"

8/?/1988

T13

C

ca. 50 min

2

104. Ron Hembree-"Trotline Evangelism"

8/?/1988

T14

C

ca. 50 min

2

105. Henry Ginder-"Planning the Congregational Life Series"

8/?/1988

T15

C

ca. 50 min

2

106. Alvin Illig-"How Catholics Look At Evangelization"

8/?/1988

T16

C

ca. 50 min

2

107. Alvin Illig-"Who Are The Five Beneficiaries of Evangelization?"

8/?/1988

T17

C

ca. 50 min

2

108. Gordon Richard-"Arousing A Sleeping Giant Evangelizing the Faithful"

8/?/1988

T18

C

ca. 50 min

2

109. Emmanual Sullivan-"Christian Unity for Effective Church Witness"

8/?/1988

T19

C

ca. 50 min

2

110. Rosamaris Elias-"Evangelization Among Hispanics"

8/?/1988

T20

C

ca. 50 min

2

111. Patrick Brennan-"Evangelization: Essential Mission of the Church"

8/?/1988

T21

C

ca. 50 min

2

112. Dawn Mayer-"Full Cycle Youth Evangelization"

8/?/1988

T22

C

ca. 50 min

2

113. James Russell, Kathi Jordan, Michael Pfleger, Patrick Brennan, Dawn Mayer-"Black Evangelization Training Program"

8/?/1988

T23

C

ca. 50 min

2

114. Paul Flaherty, Dawn Mayer, Patrick Brennan-"Church in Mission: In Search of the Brother"

8/?/1988

T24

C

ca. 50 min

2

115. Edward J. Farrell-"What is Distinctive About Christian Prayer?"

8/?/1988

T25

C

ca. 50 min

2

116. Richard Hogan-"Equipping Church Members for Evangelism"

8/?/1988

T26

C

ca. 50 min

2

117. Don DeWelt-"Personal Worship and Evangelism"

8/?/1988

T27

C

ca. 50 min

2

118. James McKowen-"The Ministry Of Encouraging Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T28

C

ca. 50 min

2

119. Dirk Hart-"Developing A Philosophy of Ministry and Goals for the Local Church”

8/?/1988

T29

C

ca. 50 min

2

120. Alvin Vander Griend-"The Discovery & Use of Spiritual Gifts for Membership Ministry”

8/?/1988

T30

C

ca. 50 min

2

122. Kenneth Durham, Jr.-"Jesus Man of Joy: A Lord of High & Holy Humor”

8/?/1988

T31

C

ca. 50 min

2

123. Max Lucado-"No Wonder They Call Him The Savior”

8/?/1988

T32

C

ca. 50 min

2

124. Michael Armour-"Interpersonal Counseling as Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T33

C

ca. 50 min

2

125. Paul Faulkner-"Attitudes: The Way You Look at Things”

8/?/1988

T34

C

ca. 50 min

2

126. Charles Shumate-"Lifestyle Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T35

C

ca. 50 min

2

12'7. Kerwin Theissen-"A Strategy for Reaching Single Adults”

8/?/1988

T36

C

ca. 50 min

2

128. Frank Tillapaugh-"Unleashing Your Church-Unleashing Your Ministry Potential”

8/?/1988

T37

C

ca. 50 min

2

129. Robert Asa-"The Evangelistic Invitation”

8/?/1988

T38

C

ca. 50 min

2

130. Robert C. Larson-"Church Planting Strategy-What Business Are You In?”

8/?/1988

T39

C

ca. 50 min

2

131. Delmar L. Anderson-"Evangelism in the Rural Church”

8/?/1988

T40

C

ca. 50 min

2

133 Lyle Muller-"A Calling & Caring Ministry to Inactives”

8/?/1988

T41

C

ca. 50 min

2

134. Rod Pasch-"Assimilation: The Church Involving & Keeping Its Members”

8/?/1988

T42

C

ca. 50 min

2

135. Lindsey Robinson & Freeman Miller- "Developing Leaders for the Black Church”

8/?/1988

T43

C

ca. 50 min

2

136. Donald Yoder-"Friendship Evangelism-The Caring Way to Share Your Faith”

8/?/1988

T44

C

ca. 50 min

2

137. Bruce Heckman & James Leaman-"Ishmael & Isaac Sons of Abraham”

8/?/1988

T45

C

ca. 50 min

2

138. Ron Grosser-"Turning Around a Dying Church with Telecommunications & Mass Marketing”

8/?/1988

T46

C

ca. 50 min

2

140. Grady Allison-"Channels of God's Love and Power”

8/?/1988

T47

C

ca. 50 min

2

141. Morton Taylor, Chanty Ny, Phyllis Tompkins-"Cross-Cultural Evangelism in the U.S.A.“

8/?/1988

T48

C

ca. 50 min

2

142. Frank Iehishita-"Evangelism Through New Church Development”

8/?/1988

T49

C

ca. 50 min

2

144. Ben Johnson-"Personal Faith Sharing: Share Your- Faith Without Being Offensive”

8/?/1988

T50

C

ca. 50 min

2

145. Brick Bradford-"Releasing the Power of the Holy Spirit”

8/?/1988

T51

C

ca. 50 min

2

146. Weptanomah Carter-"Building Witnesses Among Women”

8/?/1988

T52

C

ca. 50 min

2

148. Harold Carter Jr.-"Reaching Inner-City Youth for Christ”

8/?/1988

T53

C

ca. 50 min

2

149. Robert Bast-"Developing a Plan for Congregational Outreach “

8/?/1988

T54

C

ca. 50 min

2

150. Darrel King-"A Vision of Prayer for Spiritual Awakening"

8/?/1988

T55

C

ca. 50 min

2

151. Richard Harris, Tom McEschin, Thad Hamilton, Cliff Duvall-"Area/State/National Simultaneous Revivals”

8/?/1988

T56

C

ca. 50 min

2

152. David Bunch-"Developing a National Church Planting Strategy for Your Denomination”

8/?/1988

T57

C

ca. 50 min

2

153. Darrel King Chester Estes Jr.-"Developing a Personal Prayer Life”

8/?/1988

T58

C

ca. 50 min

2

154. Roy Edgemon-"Discipling & Multiplying Leaders”

8/?/1988

T59

C

ca. 50 min

2

155. Ron Barker-"Everyday Opportunities for Witnessing”

8/?/1988

T60

C

ca. 50 min

2

156. Robert Campbell-"Growing An Evangelistic Church”

8/?/1988

T61

C

ca. 50 min

2

157. Sue Tatum-"Lifestyle Witness for Women”

8/?/1988

T62

C

ca. 50 min

2

158. Tom McEschin-"Media Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T63

C

ca. 50 min

2

159. Henry Webb-"New Christian Follow-Up”

8/?/1988

T64

C

ca. 50 min

2

160. Richard Harris-"Revival/Crusade Preparation for the Local Church”

8/?/1988

T65

C

ca. 50 min

2

161. Waldo Werning-"21st Century Discipling- Making Mature Disciples for Witnessing”

8/?/1988

T66

C

ca. 50 min

2

162. David Bunch and James Hill-"Training Church Starters”

8/?/1988

T67

C

ca. 50 min

2

163. Maj. Phillip Needham-"One in Faith One in Mission”

8/?/1988

T68

C

ca. 50 min

2

166. Talullah Williams-"Reclaiming the Black Community for Christ”

8/?/1988

T69

C

ca. 50 min

2

167. David Kerr-"A Revival Model for the 21st Century”

8/?/1988

T70

C

ca. 50 min

2

168. Earl Ferguson-Parable Church-Deer Creek Christian Church, University Park IL

8/?/1988

T71

C

ca. 50 min

2

169. Tom Collins-Parable Church-Houston Evangelical Covenant Church

8/?/1988

T72

C

ca. 50 min

2

171. William Carl, III-Parable Church-First Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX

8/?/1988

T73

C

ca. 50 min

2

173. Capt. Terry Camsey & Capt. Reginaido Tippol-Parable Church-Los Angeles Central Corps

8/?/1988

T74

C

ca. 50 min

2

174. Jack Thompson-Parable Church-Frazier Memorial Methodist Church, Montgomery AL

8/?/1988

T75

C

ca. 50 min

2

176. Jane Buerger-"Using Books In Ministering to Children”

8/?/1988

T76

C

ca. 50 min

2

177. Nate Krupp and Others-"Planting Home Churches”

8/?/1988

T77

C

ca. 50 min

2

178. Bob Jacks-"Your Home, A Lighthouse”

8/?/1988

T78

C

ca. 50 min

2

180. Ralph Woerner-"Reaching Your Community Through Direct Mail”

8/?/1988

T79

C

ca. 50 min

2

181. Herb Miner-"Building & Leading A Magnetic Church”

8/?/1988

T80

C

ca. 50 min

2

182. Andy Morgan-"Development Maintenance and Growth of a Singles Ministry”

8/?/1988

T81

C

ca. 50 min

2

183. George Rice, James Queen, Dennis Cadieux- "How Small Churches Can Impact Their Larger Community”

8/?/1988

T82

C

ca. 50 min

2

184. Lucille Sollenberger- “An Outreach: Reach the Unreached Within Reach”

8/?/1988

T83

C

ca. 50 min

2

187. William LaMarr-"Celebrate Jesus”

8/?/1988

T84

C

ca. 50 min

2

188. Clarence Harvey-"Church & Social Services Salvation”

8/?/1988

T85

C

ca. 50 min

2

189. Paulette Coleman-"Evangelizing The World”

8/?/1988

T86

C

ca. 50 min

2

195. David Brickner-"Jews for Jesus”

8/?/1988

T87

C

ca. 50 min

2

202. A. Kenneth Curtis-"Use of Film & Video In Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T88

C

ca. 50 min

2

203. Ken Hepner-“Church Growth Through Laity Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T89

C

ca. 50 min

2

204. Warren Hoffman-"Evangelism in Church Planting”

8/?/1988

T90

C

ca. 50 min

2

205. Ken Gibson-"Tools for Evangelism and Their Use”

8/?/1988

T91

C

ca. 50 min

2

206. Alvin Illig-"Methods & Materials Used by Catholic Evangelizers" (Part 1)

8/?/1988

T92

C

ca. 50 min

2

207. Alvin Illig-"Methods & Materials Used by Catholic Evangelizers" (Part 2)

8/?/1988

T93

C

ca. 50 min

2

208. Alvin lllig-"Basic Principles to Help Design Your Programs of Evangelization”

8/?/1988

T94

C

ca. 50 min

2

209. Edward Farrell-"Contemplation in the Heart of the City”

8/?/1988

T95

C

ca. 50 min

2

210. Ron Luka-"Evangelizing-For What?”

8/?/1988

T96

C

ca. 50 min

2

211. Edward Farrell- "Listen to One's Own Prayer”

8/?/1988

T97

C

ca. 50 min

2

212. Patrick Brennan & Dawn Mayer-"Reconciling Community”

8/?/1988

T98

C

ca. 50 min

2

213. Maria Lauren Donohue-"Youth: Evangelization and Social Justice”

8/?/1988

T99

C

ca. 50 min

2

215. Robert Paswater-"Evangelizing Through Athletics”

8/?/1988

T100

C

ca. 50 min

2

216. Tony Twist-"Reaching Youth in the 90's”

8/?/1988

T101

C

ca. 50 min

2

217. Laurie Deters , Betty Veldman-"Coffee Break Evangelistic Bible Studies”

8/?/1988

T102

C

ca. 50 min

2

218. Keith Meyering, Bert Van Antwerpen- "Evangelizing Discipling & Assimilating”

8/?/1988

T103

C

ca. 50 min

2

219. Rubel Shelly-"Christians & Issues in Medical Ethics”

8/?/1988

T104

C

ca. 50 min

2

220. Prentice Meador Jr.-"How to Find People Who Are Searching for Truth”

8/?/1988

T105

C

ca. 50 min

2

222. Silas Shotwell-"Where the Action Is”

8/?/1988

T106

C

ca. 50 min

2

223. Lynn Anderson-"Dealing with Doubt”

8/?/1988

T107

C

ca. 50 min

2

225. Larry Jefferies, William Jerrils-"The Church on Purpose”

8/?/1988

T108

C

ca. 50 min

2

226. Isham Crane-"Church Planting: A Source of New Life and Growth”

8/?/1988

T109

C

ca. 50 min

2

227. L. Craig Shull & Jim Sellars-"Evaluating the Needs Small Church Community"”

8/?/1988

T110

C

ca. 50 min

2

228. James Persson-"Basic Ingredients of an Evangelism Strategy”

8/?/1988

T111

C

ca. 50 min

2

229. Jerold Reed-"Discipling for Church Planting in a Cross-Cultural Setting”

8/?/1988

T112

C

ca. 50 min

2

230. Paul Larsen-"Mobilizing the Church to Reach the Upwardly Mobile”

8/?/1988

T113

C

ca. 50 min

2

232. Erwin Kolb-"A Witnessing Primer”

8/?/1988

T114

C

ca. 50 min

2

233. Mark Bussert-"Witness Workshop”

8/?/1988

T115

C

ca. 50 min

2

234. Galen Burkholder-"Discipling Young Adults for Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T116

C

ca. 50 min

2

235. Prem Dick-"International Student Ministeries”

8/?/1988

T117

C

ca. 50 min

2

236. Dick Blackburn-"Peace Church Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T118

C

ca. 50 min

2

237. Irv Weaver, Eugene Seals, Freeman Miller-"The Urban Church and Futurism”

8/?/1988

T119

C

ca. 50 min

2

238. Kennedy Smartt-"Evangelism in the Small Church and Town”

8/?/1988

T120

C

ca. 50 min

2

239. Dorothy Cross-"Contemplation: Being Aware of Go

8/?/1988

T121

C

ca. 50 min

2

241. Greg Thorson-"Evangelizing Youth”

8/?/1988

T122

C

ca. 50 min

2

242. James Watkins-"Peacemaking & Evangelism in Presbyterian Congregations”

8/?/1988

T123

C

ca. 50 min

2

243. Peggy Cantwell-"Assimilating New Members into Spiritually”

8/?/1988

T124

C

ca. 50 min

2

244. Ron Rand-"Won By One”

8/?/1988

T125

C

ca. 50 min

2

245. V. Simpson Turner-"Effective Urban Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T126

C

ca. 50 min

2

246. Walter Thomas-"Gifts of the Spirit in Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T127

C

ca. 50 min

2

247. Mary Waters-"Cross-Cultural Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T128

C

ca. 50 min

2

248. Ronald Beyer-"Revitalizing the Congregation for Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T129

C

ca. 50 min

2

249. Jack Smith-"Building Witnessing Relationships”

8/?/1988

T130

C

ca. 50 min

2

250. Roy Edgemon-"Decision Time: Commitment Counseling”

8/?/1988

T131

C

ca. 50 min

2

251. Darrel King-"Developing Concerts of Prayer”

8/?/1988

T132

C

ca. 50 min

2

253. Cliff Duvall-"Discovery & Cultivation of Evangelistic Prospects”

8/?/1988

T133

C

ca. 50 min

2

255. Reid Hardin, Leonard Hinton-"Laos: Marketplace Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T134

C

ca. 50 min

2

257. Howard Ramsey-"Multiplying Your Evangelistic Ministry”

8/?/1988

T135

C

ca. 50 min

2

259. James Ryan-"Survival Kit for New Christians”

8/?/1988

T136

C

ca. 50 min

2

263. James Cowell-"Creating the Climate for Evangelism in the Local Church”

8/?/1988

T137

C

ca. 50 min

2

264. H. Eddie Fox-"Faith Sharing”

8/?/1988

T138

C

ca. 50 min

2

265. Rodney Smothers-"Revitalizing the Church When it Does Not Want to Grow”

8/?/1988

T139

C

ca. 50 min

2

266. Douglas Sider-Parable Church-Massey Place Saskatoon Saskatchewan

8/?/1988

T140

C

ca. 50 min

2

267. David Cox-Parable Church-The Church at the Crossing Indianapolis IN

8/?/1988

T141

C

ca. 50 min

2

268. Jim Wetzel-Parable Church-Hopewell Mennonite Church Elverson PA

8/?/1988

T142

C

ca. 50 min

2

269. John Stoner-"Evangelism Through Service Ministry"

8/?/1988

T143

C

ca. 50 min

2

270. Harold Korver-Parable Church-Emmanuel Reformed Paramount CA

8/?/1988

T144

C

ca. 50 min

2

271. Dwight Reighard-Parable Church-New Hop Baptist, Fayette County GA

8/?/1988

T145

C

ca. 50 min

2

273. Jerry Wiles-"Oral Discipleship"

8/?/1988

T146

C

ca. 50 min

2

274. Kent Hunter-"Dynamic Leadership For Growth & World Evangelism

8/?/1988

T147

C

ca. 50 min

2

275. Nate Krupp-"A Soon-Coming Mighty World-Wide End-Time Revival

8/?/1988

T148

C

ca. 50 min

2

276. Howard Ball-"Growing By Discipling: Church Members From Spectators to Ministers

8/?/1988

T149

C

ca. 50 min

2

277. William Himes-"How To Develop A Brass Choir

8/?/1988

T150

C

ca. 50 min

2

278. Ziden Nutt-"Harnessing Technology in Development

8/?/1988

T151

C

ca. 50 min

2

279. Kenneth Bennett-"Reaching the Through Action Evangelism

8/?/1988

T152

C

ca. 50 min

2

280. Martha Reapsome-"Evangelizing The Unchurched Through Small-Group Discussion Bible Studies"

8/?/1988

T153

C

ca. 50 min

2

281 Virginia Patterson -“Faith Development Of Children Through a Club Ministry"

8/?/1988

T154

C

ca. 50 min

2

282. Jack Stanton - “Campus Aflame ”

8/?/1988

T155

C

ca. 50 min

2

287. Daniel Pinkard- “Reachout Now”

8/?/1988

T156

C

ca. 50 min

2

290. A. Wayne Schwab- “Story-Listening Evangelism”

8/?/1988

T157

C

ca. 50 min

2

300. R. Hembree, E. Moen, B. Beatty, K. Ranahan (Part 1) Forum: "The Charismatic Revival in America"

8/?/1988

T158

C

ca. 50 min

2

300. R. Hembree, E. Moen, B. Beatty, K. Ranahan (Part 4) Forum: "The Charismatic Revival in America"

8/?/1988

T159

C

ca. 50 min

2

310. David Bunch & James Hill - “Church Planting “ (Part 1)

8/?/1988

T160

C

ca. 50 min

2

310. David Bunch & James Hill - “Church Planting “ (Part 2)

8/?/1988

T161

C

ca. 50 min

2

320. Lewis Drummond - Forum “Evangelism in Theological Colleges and Seminaries”

8/?/1988





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