Billy Graham Center

Sterling Huston, 1936-2012
Memorial Page

For almost half a century, Sterling Huston was an essential laborer and leader in the ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) - witnessing around the world to the Good News of salvation. For a little more than a quarter of a century, as chair of the BGEA/Billy Graham Center (BGC) Liaison Committee, he was a friend, counselor and pillar to all of the BGC's programs, including the Archives. In memory of his gracious leadership, penetrating wisdom, and uplifting faith, we present on this page links to a few items from the Archives' collections that testify to his fruitful service as a servant of Jesus Christ.

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness,
which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day:
and not to me only, but unto all them that love his appearing."
(II Timothy, 4 : 7-8)

Click to go to the page about Dr. Huston's ministry on the web site of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

1967. Portrait photo of Huston, shortly after he joined the staff of the BGEA.

Photo File: Huston, Sterling

Ca. 1967. Statement of the purpose and method of the BGEA's Christian Life and Witness classes held for volunteer counselors before every evangelistic campaign.

Collection 13, Box 4, Folder 39

1976. January 11. Audio recording of Huston's report on the Hour of Decision radio program about past BGEA meetings in 1975 and upcoming meetings in 1976. Introduced by Cliff Barrows. (4 minutes)

Collection 191, T1357a

1981. Huston's presentation to the American Festival of Evangelism held in Kansas City, Missouri - "Evangelizing Through City Wide Crusades."

Collection 584, Box 5, Folder 2

1983. July 15. Seminar address during the International Conference of Itinerant Evangelists (Amsterdam '83) on "Crusade Preparation for Large Cities in North America," followed by a question and answer session. (76 minutes)

Collection 253, T320

1983. July 20. Seminar address during the International Conference of Itinerant Evangelists (Amsterdam '83) on "Methods of Attracting a Larger Audience: Countries and Areas with Sophisticated Media," introduced by Jerry Sherman. (76 minutes)

Collection 253, T374

1986. July 13. Seminar address during the International Conference of Itinerant Evangelists (Amsterdam '86) on "Preparing for an Evangelistic Event." Huston is introduced by Lewis Drummond. (41 minutes)

Collection 560, Tape T335

ca. 1987. Portrait photo of Huston.

Photo File: Huston, Sterling

1988. Ca. September 1. Religious history of Rochester, New York, written by Huston about his home town. It concluded with the story of the preparations for the Billy Graham evangelistic campaign in Rochester which began on September 11.

Collection 141, box 48, folder 46

1988. September 21. Audio file. Transcript. Oral history interview describing twenty-two years in crusade evangelism with the BGEA and also the religious history of his home town of Rochester, New York. (56 minutes, 30 seconds)

Collection 141, T431 and box 48, folder 46

1990. Two photos of Huston speaking at a counselors training session before the Albany, New York crusade.

Photo File: BGEA: 1990 Capital District Crusade

1991. Photo of Sterling speaking to a ministers meeting before the Washington State Crusade in Seattle, Washington.

Photo File: BGEA: 1991 Washington State Crusade

1991. July. Audio recording of a talk given at the 1991 Moscow School of Evangelism, "Principles of Evangelism." (104 minutes)

Collection 527, T678

1992. Ca. July. Photo of Huston with George Beverly Shea, Cliff Barrows and others during the Pacific Northwest Crusade in Portland, Oregon.

Photo File: BGEA Pacific Northwest Crusade

1993. Photo of Huston with Billy Graham during the Columbus, Ohio meetings.

Photo File: BGEA: Columbus Crusade

1994. May 13. Photo of Huston with others at the rededication of the BGC Museum at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.

Photo File: Barrows, Cliff

1994. June 28. Recording of a radio interview with Huston about the credibility and relevance of evangelism in the modern age. (18 minutes, 29 seconds)

Collection 26, Tape T5705

1994. July 17. Segment of the Hour of Decision radio program with the opening by Huston of the North American Conference of Itinerant Evangelists (NACIE). Introduced by Cliff Barrows. (2 minutes, 45 seconds)

Collection 191, T2323j

2001. June 23. Photo of meeting with Billy Graham and Lon Allison, director of the Billy Graham Center of Wheaton College.

Photo File: Billy Graham Center - Staff

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