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Collection 525 Oral History Interviews with Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez

Identifier: CN 525

Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews in with Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez in which he discusses memories of father’s imprisonment in Cuba; Cuban Christianity; influence of Communism on home life; immigrating to Miami, Florida; Communist propaganda; influence of Christian and Missionary Alliance pastors; church’s aid in adjusting to new life; homesickness for Cuba; learning English; church life at Los Pinos Nuevos; ministering alongside family in church; conversion experience at 14; Toccoa Falls College; ministering in Spanish speaking churches; Latin American church dynamics; the pastor and missions. The time period covered by the interviews is 1963 to 1995

Alfredo Gutierrez was interviewed by Bob Shuster on November 14, 1995 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.


  • Created: 1995

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The copyright to the sound recordings in this collection is held by the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives.

Biographical or Historical Information

Full Name:  Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez

Birth: July 24, 1963 in Havana, Cuba


Parents: Carmen Gutierrez (mother)

Siblings:  Jorge (older brother); Jaqueline/Jackie (younger sister)

Marital Status: Married Daisy

Children: Ana Luisa (born 1987); Alfredo, Jr. (born 1989

Conversion: 1977, Age 14: received Jesus Christ through his parents’ witness and the transformation of his brother


1981 - Miami coral Park High School, Miami, Florida

1983-1987 - Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa Falls, Georgia

1995-1997 - Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, Illinois


ca 1982 - Helped start Spanish-speaking church in Atlanta, GA

1987 - Ordained in the Christian and Missionary Alliance church

??? - Associate pastor at C&MA church in Homestead, FL

1987-1990 - Assistant pastor South Dade Alliance Church in Leisure City, FL

1991 - Pastor of Iglesia Acy M in Pasadena, TX


2 Audio Tapes

93 Minutes

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