Collection 525 Oral History Interviews with Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez
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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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
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Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Rev. Gutierrez in 1995.
January 30, 2009
Noel Collins Pfeifer
- Christian and Missionary Alliance.
- Church and state -- Cuba.
- Church and state.
- Church work with immigrants
- Church work with immigrants -- United States.
- Clergy -- Mexico.
- Communism -- Cuba.
- English language
- English language -- Foreign speakers.
- Evangelicalism -- Cuba.
- Evangelistic work -- Mexico.
- Evangelistic work.
- Gutierrez, Alfredo, 1963-
- Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity.
- Hispanic Americans -- Missions.
- Hispanic Americans -- Religious life.
- Hispanic Americans.
- Latin Americans.
- Miami (Fla.)
- Missions -- Mexico.
- Multiculturalism -- Christianity.
- Propaganda, Communist.
- Toccoa Falls College.
- Collection 525 Oral History Interviews with Alfredo Enrique Gutierrez
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