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Collection 525 Oral History Interviews with Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez

 Collection
Identifier: CN-525
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.

Dates

  • Created: 1963-1995

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Extent

2.00 audio_tapes

93 minutes other_unmapped

Biographical or Historical Information

Full Name:  Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez

Birth: July 24, 1963 in Havana, Cuba

Family:

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

Education:

1981 - Miami coral Park High School, Miami, Florida

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

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

Career:

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

Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Rev. Gutierrez in 1995.

Accession: 95-157

January 30, 2009

Noel Collins Pfeifer
Title
Collection 525 Oral History Interviews with Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

Contact:
501 College Avenue
Wheaton IL 60187 US
630-752-5910