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Collection 165 Records of Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies

Identifier: CN 165

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.

Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept.  Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan.  Various mission-related subjects are documented, as well as Evangelicalism in the US primarily but also throughout the world.


  • Created: 1937-1996

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Biographical or Historical Information

Association of Evangelical denominational and nondenominational mission boards.  Begun as a commission of the National Association of Evangelicals in 1943; incorporated autonomously in Washington DC in 1945.  EFMA consisted of various mission boards and aimed to serve the common interests of members in government relations, cooperative purchasing and travel, inter-mission relations and fellowship.  EFMA coordinated education/training opportunities, dissemination of information, research, and annual meetings and retreats.  Led by Clyde Taylor (1945-1974), Wade Coggins (1974-1989) and Paul McKaughan (1990- ).  Changed its name from Evangelical Foreign Missions Association to Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies in 1992.


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Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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