Collection 415 Papers of Bonnie Stuckless
Scope and Contents
Oral history interviews, prayer letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and articles relating to the ministry of Bonnie G. Stuckless and her husband Donald Stuckless, missionaries in Colombia, Panama, and Spain with the Assemblies of God from 1970 to 1992.
[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]
Series: Audio Tapes
Two oral history interviews with Bonnie G. Stuckless, in which she describes her family, childhood, conversion, husband Donald, missionary Gladys Aylward, Canadian and American Pentecostalism, the Assemblies of God Church and its mission programs in Colombia, Panama, and Spain, baptism of the Holy Spirit, and her husband's recovery from a brain tumor, missions in Panama and Spain. Other topics discussed include: the charismatic movement among Catholics, liberation theology, missionary lifestyles, cooperation among missionaries, Evangelical attitudes toward Catholics, women's roles in missions and church life, church planting, the gypsy church in Spain, anti-American attitudes in Panama and Spain, impressions of the American church, rearing and educating a family on the mission field, and other mission-related topics. The time period covered by the interviews is 1941 to 1992.
Bonita Grace Stuckless was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on April 25 and May 10, 1989 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
Series: Paper Records (Box List)
The materials in this collection include prayer letters, articles, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and testimonies of converts concerning the missionary work in Colombia, Panama, and Spain of Donald and Bonnie Stuckless from 1970 to 1992 (folder 1-1). Folder 1-2 contains photocopies of correspondence, articles, obituaries, and clippings from and about missionary to China Gladys Aylward and the movie that was made about her life, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness.
- Created: 1969-1992
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There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Full Name: Bonita Grace Stuckless
Birth Date: September 14, 1941
Birth Place: Brigden, Ontario, Canada
Parents: Christian parents, father a farmer
Siblings: Two brothers, four sisters
Marital Status: Married to Donald F. Stuckless
Children: Marty Ann Lo Franco and David Mark
Conversion: At six years of age
Membership and Denomination: Assemblies of God
1959-1962 Sarnia General School of Nursing
1965-1966 College of Western Nebraska
1967-1968 Barat College of the Sacred Heart
1970 Instituto de Espanol, San Jose, Costa Rica
1974-1975 Blackburn College, BA
1976 University of Alabama
1977 La Verne College
1983-1984 Northern Baptist Seminary
1988-1989 Wheaton College Graduate School, MA
1970-1974 Missionary, Colombia
1975-1977 Missionary, Panama
1978-1982 Pastorate, La Grange, IL
1984-1988 Missionary, Spain
1989- Missionary, Spain
1 Box (DC)
4 Audio Tapes
Language of Materials
Accruals and Additions
The material in this collection was given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Bonita Stuckless in 1989 and 1990.
Accession 89-43, 89-47, 90-35
August 19, 1995
Janyce H. Nasgowitz
- Assemblies of God -- Missions.
- Assemblies of God.
- Aylward, Gladys, 1902-1970.
- Baptism in the Holy Spirit
- Bible -- Study and teaching.
- Bible colleges
- Bible colleges -- United States.
- Catholic Church.
- Catholic Church. -- Colombia.
- Catholic Church. -- Panama.
- Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches.
- Catholic Church. -- Spain.
- Catholic Church. -- United States.
- Christian leadership.
- Church development, New.
- Colombia -- Religion.
- Culture shock.
- Evangelistic work -- Colombia.
- Evangelistic work -- Panama.
- Evangelistic work -- Spain.
- Evangelistic work.
- House churches
- House churches -- Colombia.
- Howard, David M.
- Inn of the sixth happiness (Motion picture)
- Language in missionary work.
- Liberation theology.
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election.
- Missionaries -- Canada.
- Missions -- Colombia.
- Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation.
- Missions -- Panama.
- Missions -- Spain.
- Missions -- Taiwan.
- Panama -- Religion.
- Pentecostalism -- Colombia.
- Pentecostalism -- Panama.
- Pentecostalism -- Spain.
- Pentecostalism--Catholic Church
- Persecution -- Colombia.
- Revivals -- Canada.
- Romanies -- Spain.
- Sex role.
- Social change.
- Social classes
- Social classes -- Spain.
- Stuckless, Bonita Grace.
- Stuckless, Donald F.
- Wheaton College (Ill.)
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni.
- Women -- Religious life.
- Women missionaries.
- Youth -- Spain
- Youth -- Spain -- Religion.
- Collection 415 Papers of Bonnie Stuckless
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