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Sports Ambassadors.

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 132 Papers of Bud Schaeffer

 Collection
Identifier: CN 132
Scope and Contents Prayer letters written by Bud and Alice Schaeffer about their mission work with Overseas Crusades. Materials relate their experiences in the Philippines, Australia, and the United States with Sports Ambassadors, which sends various athletes to foreign nations to share their faith. The groups are known by the name Venture for Victory.Letters documents the Schaeffers' work with Overseas Crusades (particularly sports evangelism with Venture for Victory and Sports Ambassadors) and...
Dates: Created: 1955-1993

Collection 373 Oral History Interview with Dolphus Weary

 Collection
Identifier: CN 373
Scope and Contents

Oral hisotry interview with Dolphus Douglas Weary, in which he describes his childhood, education and religious training in rural Mississippi, conversion, leadership in Voice of Calvary Ministries and Mendenhall Ministries, impressions of John Perkins, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interview is 1948-1987.

Dolphus Weary was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on June 25, 1987 at the Mendenhall Ministries headquarters in Mendenhall, Mississippi.

Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 413 Oral History Interview with Matthew Parker

 Collection
Identifier: CN 413
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Matthew Parker in which he describes his childhood, family, education, conversion, study at Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music and work/study at Wheaton College, ministry with Campus Crusade in its sports ministry and with Overseas Crusades sports evangelism ministry (Venture for Victory w/ Bud Schaeffer), the 1984 and 1986 National Summits on Black Church Development, the Atlanta '88 Congress on Evangelizing Black America, the Afro-American community, white...
Dates: Created: 1989

Gospel Tract Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-222
Dates: Other: -

OC International Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 222
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, handbooks, directories, photographs, etc., relating to the mission's work of evangelism, church planting and development of national leadership in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America since its origin in 1950 and official founding in 1951. Documents describe the founding and expansion of the mission, administrations of Dick Hillis (first president from 1951-1976, but also including files dating back to 1933 on his years as a missionary in...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998

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Subject
Christian life. 4
Evangelicalism. 4
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 4
Evangelistic work. 4
Athletes 3
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Children of missionaries. 3
Christian education. 3
Church development, New. 3
Evangelistic work -- Congresses 3
Evangelistic work -- Philippines. 3
Indigenous church administration 3
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 3
Missions -- Africa. 3
Missions -- Philippines. 3
Organizational change. 3
Religious institutions. 3
African Americans -- Social conditions. 2
African Americans. 2
Alcoholism -- United States 2
Alcoholism. -- United States -- Race relations. 2
Anti-communist movements -- United States. 2
Christian leadership. 2
Church and social problems. 2
Church growth. 2
College students in missionary work. 2
Communication in organizations. 2
Communism -- China. 2
Conversion. 2
Discrimination -- United States. 2
Discrimination. 2
Education 2
Education -- United States. 2
Evangelicalism -- United States. 2
Evangelistic work -- Africa. 2
Evangelistic work -- Asia. 2
Evangelistic work -- Brazil. 2
Evangelistic work -- Colombia. 2
Evangelistic work -- Europe. 2
Evangelistic work -- Greece. 2
Evangelistic work -- Indonesia. 2
Evangelistic work -- Latin America. 2
Evangelistic work -- Mexico. 2
Evangelistic work -- South America. 2
Evangelistic work -- Taiwan. 2
Family. 2
Lay missionaries. 2
Mass media in missionary work. 2
Mass media in religion. 2
Missionaries -- Training of. 2
Missionaries, Resignation of. 2
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 2
Missionaries. 2
Missions -- Mexico. 2
Missions -- Asia. 2
Missions -- Biblical teaching. 2
Missions -- Brazil. 2
Missions -- Caribbean Area. 2
Missions -- Colombia. 2
Missions -- Congresses. 2
Missions -- Europe. 2
Missions -- Finance. 2
Missions -- Greece. 2
Missions -- Indonesia. 2
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 2
Missions -- North America. 2
Missions -- Public relations. 2
Missions -- South America. 2
Missions -- Taiwan. 2
Missions -- Theory. 2
Missions -- Vietnam. 2
Missions. 2
Racism -- United States. 2
Racism. 2
Theology -- Congresses. 2
African Americans -- Missions. 1
African Americans -- Religious life. 1
Anti-communist movements. 1
Bible colleges 1
Bible colleges -- United States. 1
Blacks -- Missions. 1
Blacks. 1
Christian education -- United States. 1
Church and social problems -- United States. 1
Church discipline. 1
Church work with athletes. 1
Church work with students. 1
Communism. 1
Community development -- Mississippi. 1
Community development. 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Discrimination -- Christianity. 1
Economic and social conditions 1
Economic and social conditions -- Mississippi. 1
Evangelistic work -- Australia. 1
Evangelistic work -- Congresses -- United States. 1
Evangelistic work -- Mississippi. 1
Evangelistic work -- Public relations. 1
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