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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 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.


  • 2014


Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on the materials in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright to the sound recordings in this collection is held by Wheaton College.

Biographical Information

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, 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

249 Minutes

Language of Materials


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

Bob Shuster

Collection 682 Oral History Interviews with Kioko Mwangangi
Bob Shuster
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Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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