Collection 682 Oral History Interviews with Kioko Mwangangi
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 development of his faith ; description of the characteristics of AIC, his work for Scott Theological College; plans for preserving the history of AIC; Wheaton College Graduate School; challenge to Western churches from global Christianity. His interviews cover the years from 1967 through 2014.
Mwangani was interviewed by Bob Shuster in the Archives offices at Wheaton College in November 2014.
- Mwangangi, Kioko, 1967- (Person)
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Full name: Kioko Mwangangi in Makueni, Kenya
Birth: 1967 in Makueni, Kenya
Parents: Matthew Dickson and Rodah Mwangangi
Siblings: Mutena, Mukoi, Kyalo
Marital Status: Married Damaris Mbinya in 1999 in his rural local church, Nziu in a service performed by Rev. Joseph Ndebe
Children: Mawia, Muema
Conversion: 1983, while taking a Bible correspondence course
Ordination: Ca. 1997, ordained as a minister in African Inland Church (AIC) - Kenya
1985 - Graduated from Kitui High School, Kenya
1990-1994 - Graduated from Scott Theological College, B.Th. degree in Pastoral Studies
2004-2007 - Graduated from the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST), MDiv degree in Biblical Studies
2014-2016 - Wheaton College Graduate School, MA.in Evangelism and Leadership
1986-1990 - Began working with AIC DIGUNA, an affiliate of Africa Inland Church (AIC), as an affiliate evangelist.
1994- Pastor with AIC-Kenya. Served as chair of his District Church Council
1994-1998 - Pastor of AIC church in Kalamba
1998-2002 - Public relations officer with Scott Theological College
1998-1999 - Pastor of AIC church in Nziu (his home church) 2000-2001 - Pastor of AIC church in Jericho, Kenya
2002-2014 - Pastor of AIC church in Maloy (sp?)
2010 - Visiting lecturer with Scott Theological College
Other significant information:
Member of the Akamba tribe; mentors included pastors David Rempel, Daniel Lowery, Titus Kivunzi, Joseph Niebe, and Jackson Mbindyo.
2 Sound Recordings
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Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives by Kioko Mwangangi in November 2014.
Accession: 14-43, 14-46
October 14, 2021
- Africa Inland Church.
- Africa Inland Mission.
- Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945.
- Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches.
- Children -- Conversion to Christianity.
- Christian union.
- Church fund raising.
- Clergy, training of -- Kenya.
- Conversion -- Personal narratives.
- DIGUNA (Organization)
- Evangelicalism -- Kenya.
- Evangelistic work -- Kenya.
- Frew, Frank, 1927-
- Gehman, Richard J., 1935-
- Graham, Billy -- 1918-2018 -- Sermons
- Indigenous church administration -- Kenya.
- Kamba (African people)
- MacArthur, John D., 1897-1978
- Marriage -- Kenya.
- Missionaries -- Kenya.
- Missions to Muslims -- Kenya.
- Mitchell, Christopher W.
- Muslims -- Kenya.
- Nairobi Evangelical School of Theology.
- Paul, Victor.
- Pentecostalism -- Kenya.
- Prosperity gospel
- Public relations.
- Rempel, David.
- Rural churches -- Kenya.
- Scott Theological College.
- Theological seminaries -- Kenya.
- Wealth -- Biblical Teaching.
- Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School
- Women clergy -- Kenya.
- Worship -- Kenya.
- Collection 682 Oral History Interviews with Kioko Mwangangi
- Bob Shuster
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