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Africa Inland Church.


Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Africa Inland Mission Records

Identifier: CN 081
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, minutes of meetings, films, videos, audio recordings, and other materials documenting the work of the mission in east Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Zaire, Tanzania, Sudan, the Central African Republic) and other regions of the continent. The bulk of the collection consists of the files of the US branch of the mission, although there are also significant amounts of material from the international office and the Tanzanian field office. Topics covered include...
Dates: Created: 1888-2009

Collection 084 Papers of Vera E. Thiessen

Identifier: CN 084
Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa...
Dates: Created: 1946-1976

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.

Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 248 Papers of William J. Barnett

Identifier: CN 248
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and booklet of short stories and photographs created by William John Barnett, relating to his upbringing in Kenya as the son of missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) and his own later medical missionary service in Tanzania, Kenya, and the Comoro Islands from 1950-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with William John Barnett in which he describes his childhood in Kenya with his missionary parents;...
Dates: Created: 1983-1997

Collection 447 Oral History Interview with Scott J. Harbert

Identifier: CN 447
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Scott Jeffrey Harbert in which he discusses his family, growing up, meeting his father as an adult, influences on his childhood and adolescence, contacts with Shintoism in Japan, problem with marijuana, conversion to Christianity and influence of Richard Foster, college education and participation in Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, work as a staff member at the IVCF headquarters, marriage to Barbara Gration, the development of Concerts of Prayer, short-term...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

Identifier: CN 468
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising,...
Dates: Created: 1992-1993

Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

Identifier: CN 477
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...
Dates: Created: 1930-1999

Collection 478 Oral History Interviews with Paul A. Buyse

Identifier: CN 478
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Adrian Buyse (1926-2017), Africa Inland Mission worker in the Belgian Congo/Zaire. Topics covered include Buyse's childhood and youth as the son of AIM missionary parents in the Congo; education at Rethy Academy, Northwestern Schools, and Moody Bible Institute; work with North Arkansas Gospel Mission, spiritual hardships of being a missionary; his work in the Congo among pygmies; development of the Africa Inland Church in the Congo, transition from...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 479 Oral History Interview with William A. Stier

Identifier: CN 479
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William Adam Stier (1912-2004), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Tanzania from 1938 to 1978. Topics covered in the two sessions include his youth and conversion, marriage, Bible school education, call to missions, his work with the Sakuma and Tuzu peoples, his ministry as a teacher of African pastors; the transition from mission to indigenous church control in Tanzania, the policies and personnel of AIM, Emil Sywulka, political changes in Tanzania,...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 508 Oral History Interviews with Barbara L. Collins

Identifier: CN 508
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Barbara Lynn (Miner) Collins in which she describes her childhood; family's religious background; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development in college and young professional life; acceptance as a missionary by Africa Inland Mission (AIM); arrival on the mission field in Kenya; work among the Rendile and Kikuyu peoples; raising children on the mission field; development of women's program at Africa Inland Church Missionary College; work among women refugees...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 510 Oral History Interviews with Erik S. Barnett

Identifier: CN 510
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Erik Stanley Barnett (1910-2006) in which he describes his childhood in Kenya as the son of missionary parents; his own work in that country as pastor, church planter, educator and administrator with Africa Inland Mission (AIM); the internal developments of AIM and of the Africa Inland Church in Kenya during the twentieth century. Other topics discussed include: his parents’ missionary service in Kenya among the Maasai people; changes in AIM missionary training...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 530 Oral History Interview with Ruby B. Maynard

Identifier: CN 530
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruby Beatrice (Arnold) Maynard (1912-1998), medical missionary in Tanzania from 1938-1984 with Africa Inland Mission. Topics discussed include Maynard's childhood; conversion; education at Moody Bible Institute; managing the hospital and leprosarium in Tanzania; the development of the African Inland Church in Tanzania; Dr. Nina Maynard's work at the Kolo Ndoto hospital; Ruby Maynard's marriage to station supervisor, William Maynard; challenges of missionary life;...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 613 Oral History Interview with Addison C. Tanner

Identifier: CN 613
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Addison Carl Tanner (1932-2012) a missionary with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in Tanzania and publisher of Christian literature. Tanner describes his mission work, the Tanzanian people, Christianity and animism, political situation in Tanzania, role of tribal chiefs, his conversion and call to mission work, changes in the Tanzanian church, and role of women in the African Inland Church. The time period covered in the interview is 1932 to 1988.Addison...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 630 Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Barnett

Identifier: CN 630
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Arthur Malcom Barnett, in which he describes his parents’ work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) among the Maasai people in Kenya, the development of Christianity in East Africa; traditional Maasai culture, his experiences aboard the Zamzam in 1941, and different aspects of medical missions. Other topics discussed include different AIM missionaries, including the Stauffachers, Davises, and Collins; the effect of World War II, leprosy treatment...
Dates: 2006

Collection 641 Oral History Interviews with David Kirwa Tarus

Identifier: CN 641
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Kirwa Tarus, a Kenyan pastor and theologian. Tarus describes the ministry of his parents; growing up in Kenya; his conversion; spiritual development; Scott Theological College; the Africa Inland Church in Kenya; Scott’s satellite campus in Eldoret; the general condition of Christianity in Kenya; his impressions of the United States and Wheaton Graduate School; the 2008 election of Barak Obama. The interview covers the time period 1979-2008.David...
Dates: 2008

Collection 656 Oral History Interviews with Cynthia L. Judge

Identifier: CN 656
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Cynthia L. Judge, a volunteer leader in the Short-Term Missions movement (STM). Topics discussed: Judge’s childhood in Rockford, Illinois; development of her Christian faith; attendance at Moody Bible Institute; Chicago in 1968 after the assassination of Martin Luther King; work as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ in Tennessee and West Virginia; marriage to James Judge; short-term mission trips to Ecuador and Kenya; Africa Inland Mission and Africa...
Dates: 2010

Collection 682 Oral History Interviews with Kioko Mwangangi

Identifier: CN 682
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Kioko Mwangani in which he describes about his work as an evangelist and pastor of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) in Kenya. Topics include his family background; early education, involvement with the ministry of DIGUNA and the movement’s leaders Vic Paul and David Rempel; higher education at Scott Theological College and Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST), his pastorates in Rural area; influence on his faith of marriage and fatherhood; the...
Dates: 2014

Collection 689 Papers of Stephen D. Morad

Identifier: CN 689
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an unpublished history of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) of Kenya written by Stephen D. Morad and Shelly Arensen and a report on the results a 1993-1995 survey of the AIC.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Date Range: circa 1995-1996Volume: .25 cubic feet, 1 Box...
Dates: Created: 1995-1996

Downing Family papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 3
Identifier: 2017-036
Dates: 1876-2015

Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-024
Dates: 1930-1972

Herbert Downing home movies.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2018-016
Dates: 1937-1953

James and Lila Propst photographs.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2005-066
Dates: 1960-1969

John A. Allen photo album.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2018-021
Dates: 1948-1955

Papers of Richard J. Gehman, 1975-1985, 2022

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2023-004
Dates: Majority of material found within 1975 - 2022

Richard Gehman papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 35
Identifier: 2016-032
Dates: 1898-2005

Richard Gehman papers and materials.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2
Identifier: 2019-019
Dates: 1903-2019

Richard Gehman photographs and papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2
Identifier: 2021-018
Dates: 1984-2021

Women of the Good News AIM Congo records.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-005
Dates: 1981-2021.

Additional filters:

Collection 18
Unprocessed Material 10
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 12
Missionaries. 12
Missions -- Kenya. 12
Evangelistic work. 11
Indigenous church administration 11
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Evangelistic work -- Kenya. 9
Missions -- Educational work. 9
Children of missionaries. 8
Indigenous church administration -- Kenya. 8
Conversion. 7
Missions -- Congo (Democratic Republic). 7
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1965. 6
Missionaries -- Training of. 6
Missions, Medical. 6
Animism. 5
Christian education. 5
Christianity and culture. 5
Church and state. 5
Evangelistic work -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 5
Great Britain 5
Language in missionary work. 5
Missions -- Tanzania. 5
Women missionaries. 5
Bible. 4
Christian leadership. 4
Conversion -- Personal narratives. 4
Marriage. 4
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 4
Missions -- Africa. 4
Missions, Medical -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 4
Moody Bible Institute -- Alumni. 4
Theological seminaries -- Kenya. 4
Tribes. 4
Belgium. 3
Belgium. -- Colonies -- Africa. 3
Bible -- Translating. 3
Boarding schools. 3
Catholic Church -- Missions. 3
Children of missionaries -- Education. 3
Christian education -- Kenya. 3
Christian life. 3
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 3
Christianity and culture -- Kenya. 3
Church and state -- Kenya. 3
College students. 3
Evangelicalism -- Kenya. 3
Evangelicalism. 3
Evangelistic work -- Tanzania. 3
Evangelistic work -- United States. 3
Fund raising. 3
Kamba (African people) 3
Kenya -- Religion. 3
Masai (African people) 3
Medical care 3
Missionaries -- Kenya. 3
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 3
Missionaries -- United States. 3
Missions -- Africa, East. 3
Missions -- Finance. 3
Missions. 3
Polygamy. 3
Religious institutions. 3
Revivals. 3
Theological seminaries. 3
Women -- Religious life. 3
World War, 1939-1945. 3
Baptism. 2
Belgium. -- Colonies 2
Bible colleges 2
Boarding schools -- Kenya. 2
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches. 2
Children -- Conversion to Christianity. 2
Children of missionaries -- Kenya. 2
Children. 2
Christian education -- Africa, East. 2
Christian education -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Christian education -- Tanzania. 2
Christian literature. 2
Church and social problems -- Africa, East. 2
Church and state -- Africa, East. 2
Church and state -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Church growth. 2
Church work with women. 2
Clergy, training of -- Kenya. 2
College students -- Religious life. 2
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 2
Evangelistic work -- Africa, East. 2
Evangelistic work -- Central African Republic. 2
Female circumcision 2
Female circumcision -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
Female circumcision -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Africa. 2
Great Britain -- Administration. 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa. 2
Great Britain -- Colonies. 2
Independent churches -- Kenya. 2
Indigenous church administration -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Indigenous church administration -- Tanzania. 2
Kenya 2
Kijabe (Kenya) 2
Kikuyu (African people) 2
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