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Collection 504 Oral History Interview with Samuel K. Mills

 Collection
Identifier: CN-504
Oral history interviews with Samuel Kirk Mills in which he discusses his childhood in Ghana, conversion to Christianity, involvement with Calvary Road, Inc. and the African Christian Mission, memories of Kwame Nkrumah, the use of drama in evangelism in Ghana, views on the strengths and weaknesses of Christianity in his country, Christianity and Islam in Ghana, different Christian traditions in Ghana, Mills' impressions of Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, origins of Africa Christian Mission. The time period covered by the interviews is 1959 to 1995.

Samuel K. Mills was interviewed by Robert Shuster on December 9, 1994, and January 6, 1995 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates

  • Created: 1959-1995

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Extent

4.00 audio_tapes

185 minutes other_unmapped

Biographical or Historical Information

Full Name: Samuel Kirk Mills

Birth Date: October 18, 1959, Accra, Ghana

Family:

Parents: Emmanuel Udata (?) Mills and Comfort (?) Lanta Mills

Siblings: Jonathan (half-brother), Emmanuel, Eva, Ebenezer, Josephine (half-sister)

Marital Status: Married Nana Ama, 1991

Conversion: 1979

Education:

1987-1990 University of Ghana, Legon, B.F.A. in Theater Arts

1992-1994? Moody Bible Institute

1994-1996 Wheaton College, M.A. in Education

Career:

1982-1985 Civil servant doing accounting for the government of Ghana

1985-1990? Africa Christian Mission, evangelistic work using drama

1990-1992 Teaching Assistant at School Performing Arts, University of Ghana

Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Samuel K. Mills in December 1994 and January 1995.

Accession: 94-97, 95-2

July 9, 2001

Wayne D. Weber
Title
Collection 504 Oral History Interview with Samuel K. Mills
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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