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Collection 709 Oral History Interviews with John Innes

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Identifier: CN 709
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with John Innes, in which he describes his family background; spiritual growth; development of musical talent; education at Moody Bible Institute and Wheaton College; and career as an organist and pianist with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) for over 40 years. Topics discussed include the development of the BGEA’s music team; changes in the BGEA structure and leadership; various BGEA figures, including Billy Graham; George Beverly Shea; Cliff Barrows;...
Dates: 2018

Collection 712 Oral History Interview with Gaddam Persis Andrews

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Identifier: CN 712
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gaddam Persis Andrews. Topics covered include health issues; family life and history; New Delhi (India); gender dynamics in India; early religious experiences; spiritual disciplines; religious life of India (Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism); holistic healing; adolescent insecurity; sociology; Jesus and Mary College; volunteering at Shalom Delhi; work with HIV patients; master’s in social work at the Center for Studies in Rural Development, Pune University; specializing...
Dates: 2019

Collection 631 Oral History Interviews with Maria Katherine Waldschmidt

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Identifier: CN 631
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Maria Katherine Waldschmidt in which she discusses her family background, Roman Catholic upbringing, experiences as an exchange student in Germany, her spiritual struggle and conversion; spiritual atmosphere in Germany in the late 1980s. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1959-1988.

Maria Katherine Waldschmidt was interviewed by Bob Shuster at the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives on February 9, 2007.

Dates: 2007

CN 740 - Oral History Interview with David Harley

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Identifier: CN 740
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Harley in which he discusses his faith, work with Ethiopian Jews, his time as principal of the All Nations Christian College in England, the role of women in Christian ministry, servant leadership, the place of women in ministry, his service as director of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship.

Dates: 2005

Collection 576 Oral History Interviews with Raymond Attawia

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Identifier: CN 576
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Attawia. Topics discussed include his family background and childhood in Sierra Leone, his spiritual seeking as a teenager, conversion through the ministry of the Christians in Action Mission; his involvement in various positions of leadership in the Christians in Action church in the country, including National Superintendent; the civil war in Sierra Leone and its impact on the church; the Evangelical churches in the country in 2002, his attendance at...
Dates: 2001-2002

Collection 630 Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 630
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Arthur Malcom Barnett, in which he describes his parents’ work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) among the Maasai people in Kenya, the development of Christianity in East Africa; traditional Maasai culture, his experiences aboard the Zamzam in 1941, and different aspects of medical missions. Other topics discussed include different AIM missionaries, including the Stauffachers, Davises, and Collins; the effect of World War II, leprosy treatment...
Dates: 2006

Collection 605 Oral History Interviews with Habil Raphael Omungu

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Identifier: CN 605
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Omungu, a Kenyan of the Luo tribe. Topics covered include his family background, his parents’ faith, his own conversion at a Billy Graham meeting and the development of his spiritual life through the years, his education at Pan Africa Christian College, his experiences as an ordained Anglican priest in several churches, including All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi; Anglicanism in Kenya; the larger Christianity community in Kenya, particularly the impact of...
Dates: 2004-2005

Collection 581 Oral History Interviews with Stoyka Todorova Krasteva-Meyer

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Identifier: CN 581
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stoyka Todorova Krasteva-Meyer, in which she describes her childhood in Bulgaria, the Communist culture in that country, her conversion to Christianity, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's work in the country, the beginnings of a an indigenous campus ministry in the country, her attendance at International Fellowship of Evangelical Leaders conferences in Germany, Korea and Bulgaria; impressions of evangelical leaders, such as Samuel Escobar and John Stott; and a...
Dates: 2002

Collection 626 Oral History Interview with Stephen Christopher

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Identifier: CN 626
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stephen Christopher, a Tamil mission leader. Topics covered in the interview include his childhood, education and conversion; the work of Dohnavur Fellowship; ministry of his father (P. T. Christopher) and the founding of the Tamil Gospel Village Mission, his own vision for the ministry; the Christian church in northern and southern India; and a comparison of Indian and American Christianity. The time period covered by the interview is 1980 to 2006....
Dates: 2007

Collection 697 Oral History Interviews with Angkarin Pimpaeng

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Identifier: CN 697
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Angkarin Pimpaeng in which she discusses her childhood in Thailand, life in rural areas and the city, attendance at Chiang Mai University, conversion while a university student, work with Youth with a Mission (YWAM) in that country, attendance at YWAM’s University of the Nations in Hawaii, leading YWAM teams to Bangladesh, returning to Thailand and working with Study Abroad there, the development of her faith over the years, attending a TLC (Assemblies of God)...
Dates: 2016-2017

Collection 617 Oral History Interview with Soong-Chan Rah

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Identifier: CN 617
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Soong-Chan Rah in which he describes his family background, experiences as an immigrant to the United States in the early 1970s from South Korea, his spiritual development, experiences as a church-planter, and ministry with IVCF. Topics discussed include: parents’ influence; spiritual development; immigration to the United States at the age of six; conversion experience and church background; education at Columbia University; involvement in InterVarsity...
Dates: 2005

Collection 641 Oral History Interviews with David Kirwa Tarus

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Identifier: CN 641
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Kirwa Tarus, a Kenyan pastor and theologian. Tarus describes the ministry of his parents; growing up in Kenya; his conversion; spiritual development; Scott Theological College; the Africa Inland Church in Kenya; Scott’s satellite campus in Eldoret; the general condition of Christianity in Kenya; his impressions of the United States and Wheaton Graduate School; the 2008 election of Barak Obama. The interview covers the time period 1979-2008.David...
Dates: 2008

Collection 713 Oral History Interview with Gillian Gathoni Mwaura

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Identifier: CN 713
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Gillian Gathoni Mwaura in which she discussed her family background in Kenya, her conversion in high school, her education at the Co-Operative College of Kenya and Methodist University; work as a student and as a full-time employee with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students-affiliated ministry FOCUS (Fellowsh ip of Christian Unions) in Kenya and Uganda, cross-cultural training and mission work in Norway; helping to form Global Link Afrika, a Ugandan...
Dates: 2019

Oral History Interviews with Raymond Okebaram (Osuchukwu) Adonai

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Identifier: CN 655
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Adonai. Topics discussed include family background and childhood in Nigeria, his conversion and the development of his Christian faith, graduate education in Poland; ministry among university students through the Christian Student Association of Poland (ChSA) and the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES); African students in Poland; Pentecostalism in Poland; founding of the Victory in Jesus Church in Lodz, Poland; impressions of the Wheaton...
Dates: 2010

Collection 623 Oral History Interviews with Christopher B. Ladish

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Identifier: CN 623
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Christopher Ladish in which he discusses his childhood, conversion to Christian faith, marriage, joining Wycliffe Bible Translators/Summer Institute of Linguistics, his translation and literacy work in the Koromfe language among the Koromba people of Burkina Faso, the characteristics of the Wycliffe organization and staff, and methods of Bible translation. The time period covered by the interviews is 1961 to 2006.Christopher Ladish was interviewed by...
Dates: 2006

Collection 711 Oral History Interview with Tsegaab Tadesse Tantu

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Identifier: CN 711
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Tsegaab Tadesse Tantu in which he discusses his family background in Ethiopia; his father’s ministry as an evangelist and church planter; his own education at Jimma and Addis Ababa University; activities as a government health worker; the scourges of trachoma, malaria and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia; his work with World Vision in children’s health; campaign against violence to children and women; his impressions of Christianity in the United States and of the Wheaton...
Dates: 2019

Collection 635 Oral History Interviews with Theodore W. Mole

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Identifier: CN 635
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mole, a missionary and church planter with CB International and Interact Ministries in the Ukraine and Siberia. Topics covered in the interview include the development of his faith in college, involvement with InterVarsity; work as an engineer with DuPont; study at Denver Theological Seminary; churching planting among Russian immigrants in Denver; teaching missions at Donetsk Christian University in Ukraine; Svet Evanglia, a Ukrainian mission agency; working in...
Dates: 2007-2008

Collection 651 Oral History Interviews with Mary J. Hawthorne

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Identifier: CN 651
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mary J. Hawthorne in which she describes her experiences working in community development, education, evangelism, and medical missions among the Quechua people in Bolivia with SIM International for over 20 years, beginning in 1989. Topics discussed include her family background and spiritual development; education at Wheaton College; impressions of various mission agencies; including SIM, Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and the Moravians; challenges of...
Dates: 2009-2010

Collection 662: Oral History Interviews with Marcus Figueiredo

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Identifier: CN 662
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews of Brazilian minister and missionary Marcus Figueiredo. Topics covered included his family background; membership in a spiritualist church, conversion; education at Seminario Biblico Palavra da Vida (Word of Life Seminary); his battle with cancer; pastoral duties at the Igreja Presbiteriana 12 de Agosto (August 12 Presbyterian Church); Evangelicalism in Brazil; Pioneer Missions; mission work in Kyrgyzstan as a teacher of English; Muslim attitudes towards Jesus; the...
Dates: 2011

Collection 642 Oral History Interviews with Susan Nivens

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Identifier: CN 642
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Susan Nivens, in which she discusses her childhood in Michigan, development of her Christian faith, education at Bethany Bible College, joining the Summer Institute of Linguistics/Wycliffe Bible Translators, the relationship between the two; her marriage; work in Indonesia among the Tarangan people; raising a family in the field; the processes of Bible translation; Indonesian village life; Muslim/Christian relations; experiences during a jihad, helping to create...
Dates: 2009

Collection 230 Oral History Interview with John A. Gration

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Identifier: CN 230
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Alexander Gration (1926-2012). Topics discussed include: Gration's Christian activities in high school and the U.S. Navy, education at Moody Bible Institute, Gordon College, and Wheaton College; his spiritual growth and call to become a missionary, his marriage, and his first impressions of and missionary experiences with Africa Inland mission in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Christianity and culture, animism, superstition, AIM...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 619 Oral History Interviews from Singapore Bible College

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Identifier: CN 619
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Verda Poulson, E. N. Poulson, and Dr. Buela Violet James concerning their life experiences as Singapore Bible College (SBC) faculty and staff. Topics discussed include history of SBC, student life; gender division at SBC; mission education; SBC conservativism; development of degree programs; SBC leadership and lecturers; teaching styles; student fieldwork; Overseas Missionary Fellowship; evangelism efforts in Asia; church development; Singapore; cultural...
Dates: 2005

Collection 690: Oral History Interviews with Elias Kiptoo Ng’etich

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Identifier: CN 690
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elias Ng’etich, in which he describes his family background, the African Inland Church (AIC) he grew up in, his spiritual development and conversion, worship and Christian life in the church in which he grew up, youth evangelism activities, his first days at Scott Theological College, pastor of the AIC church in Chebaiyowo, Kenya; Moi University; typical day as a pastor, creation of the Scott satellite campus in Eldoret and teaching there; relations between...
Dates: 2012

Collection 681 Oral History Interview with Mertis Byram Heimbach

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Identifier: CN 681
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mertis Byram Heimbach (1921- ) missionary in China, Thailand, Singapore and U.S. with China Inland Mission (CIM) and (as it was later known) Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) from 1946 to 1999. Topics discussed include childhood in Korea; parents’ mission work; Wheaton College and Prairie Bible Institute; marriage to Ernest Heimbach; Hmong (Miao) people; tribal mission work; Communist takeover of China; Communist treatment of Christians; CIM’s exit from China;...
Dates: 2014

Collection 682 Oral History Interviews with Kioko Mwangangi

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Identifier: CN 682
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Kioko Mwangani in which he describes about his work as an evangelist and pastor of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) in Kenya. Topics include his family background; early education, involvement with the ministry of DIGUNA and the movement’s leaders Vic Paul and David Rempel; higher education at Scott Theological College and Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST), his pastorates in Rural area; influence on his faith of marriage and fatherhood; the...
Dates: 2014

Collection 582 Oral History Interviews with Michael A. Cassidy

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Identifier: CN 582
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Michael A. Cassidy, South African evangelist and founder of African Enterprise, in which he describes his family background and childhood in Basutoland, apartheid, his friendship with Patrick Baker Duncan, the development of his faith and prayer life, leading up to his conversion while attending Cambridge University; the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate College Union (CICCU); comparison of his education at Cambridge and Fuller Theological Seminary; the influence on his...
Dates: Created: 2002

Collection 583 - Oral History Interviews with Gregory S. Thellman

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Identifier: CN 583
Scope and Contents Oral history with Gregory Thellman (1970- ), missionary in the Bosnian region of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-2008) as a member of a church team. Topics covered include Thellman’s spiritual development and conversion, interest in missions, participation in his Northside Community Church’s outreach among Muslim Bosnian refugees in Atlanta, Northside’s mission teams to Mostar in Bosnia, Bosnian Christian leaders and Evangelical congregation in the city, work among children and youth, relations...
Dates: 2003

Collection 145 Records of Claremont College: China Missionary Oral History Project

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Identifier: CN 145
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of the Claremont College missionary oral history project. Microfilm includes transcripts of interviews with 44 missionaries to Pre-Communist China, representing 15 denominations or sponsoring agencies. Includes biography on each participant and index to each transcript. Subjects covered include the Boxer Rebellion, social problems, church and state, communism, medical and educational missionary activity, social change, etc. Several significant individuals and organizations...
Dates: Created: 1969-1973

Collection 585 - Oral History Interview with John B. Lutembeka

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Identifier: CN 585
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John B. Lutembeka in which he discusses his family and childhood in Tanzania, education in Uganda during the Idi Amin regime, conversion to the Christian faith while attending teacher's college; the development of his personal faith, the founding and growth of Big November Crusade Ministries; the rapid numerical growth of Christianity in Tanzania; the Tanzanian church's characteristics, strengths and weaknesses; his education at the Wheaton College Graduate...
Dates: Created: 2003

Collection 667 Oral History Interviews with Johanna Defoy

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Identifier: CN 667
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Johanna Defoy (1981- ), French missionary and church planter working in France from 2009 to 2011. Topics discussed include Defoy’s early life in France, parents, spiritual interest, conversion and growing faith, evangelism experiences, church involvement, professional experience, influence of a woman missionary, Christian university group and outreach, Groupes Bibliques Universitaires or GBU Christian university group (International Fellowship of Evangelical...
Dates: 2011

Collection 569 Oral History Interviews with Donna Sue Wasson

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Identifier: CN 569
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donna Sue Wasson, a missionary of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) working in Taiwan starting in 1985. Topics discussed include her childhood and early spiritual seeking, conversion while in college, membership in Moody Church in Chicago and education at Moody Bible Institute, acceptance as a missionary by Overseas Missionary Fellowship, orientation in Singapore, her evangelistic ministry in Taiwan among factory workers, including teaching English classes;...
Dates: 2000

Collection 656 Oral History Interviews with Cynthia L. Judge

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Identifier: CN 656
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Cynthia L. Judge, a volunteer leader in the Short-Term Missions movement (STM). Topics discussed: Judge’s childhood in Rockford, Illinois; development of her Christian faith; attendance at Moody Bible Institute; Chicago in 1968 after the assassination of Martin Luther King; work as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ in Tennessee and West Virginia; marriage to James Judge; short-term mission trips to Ecuador and Kenya; Africa Inland Mission and Africa...
Dates: 2010

Collection 679: Oral History Interviews with John and Virginia Casto

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Identifier: CN 679
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with John and Virginia Casto. Topics discussed include their family backgrounds; their education at Prairie Bible Institute and elsewhere; marriage; work in Thailand as missionaries with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in hospital evangelism, nursing, and church planting; the Thai church; raising a family on the mission field.The Castos were interviewed by Bob Shuster on August 14 and 14, 2015 and August 19, 2016 at the Calvary Fellowship Homes in...
Dates: 2015-2016

Collection 668 Oral History Interviews with Esdras O. Krebsky

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Identifier: CN 668
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Esdras Krebsky in which he describes his upbringing, ministry education in Brazil and the United States, Evangelicalism in Brazil, the nature of camp ministry, his experiences as a camp director, Christian Camping International, reflections on the church in Brazil, dealing with allegations of child abuse in camp ministry.Esdras Krebsky was interviewed by Bob Shuster on January 6 and 13, 2012 in the offices of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center...
Dates: 2012

Collection 669 - Oral History Interviews with Samuel Boateng

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Identifier: CN 669
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with Samuel Boateng in which he describes his family and growing up in an impoverished part of Accra, Ghana; journey to faith as a Christian; personal witness and devotional practices; starting a youth group in his Pentecostal church; education in Ghana, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States; leadership in Ghana Fellowship of Evangelical Students at the University of Cape Coast; church planting ministry, influential mentors including Gottfried and...
Dates: 2013

Collection 725 - Oral History Interviews with Emmanuel Kwizera

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Identifier: CN 725
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews of Kwizera in 2021 by Bob Shuster of the Archives staff. Among the topics Kwizera discussed was his family's background in ministry in Rwanda, the Jesus film, the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, his own conversion and the development of his faith, his work with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), the state of Christianity in Rwanda; his work as director of African Enterprise's Rwandan branch and his work as AE's missions director for all of Africa;...
Dates: 2021

Collection 698 Papers of Lois R. Ferm

 Collection
Identifier: CN 698
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documents relating to Lois R. Ferm’s work as a personal assistant to Billy Graham and particularly relating to the Billy Graham Center, Graham’s personal library, and the BGEA Oral History Project.This collection consists of materials documenting Ferm’s work as a personal assistant to Billy Graham and Resource Coordinator of the BGEA. Although there are a few earlier items, almost everything in collection dates from 1970 or later. The...
Dates: Created: 1967-2000

Collection 707 Oral History Interviews with Douglas W. Stewart

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Identifier: CN 707
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Douglas W. Stewart in which he describes his ministry with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in South and Central America and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship from 1963-1991. Topics discussed include Stewart’s family background, spiritual growth, education at Colombia Bible College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, leadership, roles, and structure of IFES, political, social, and religious context in South and Central America,...
Dates: 2018

Collection 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen.

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Identifier: CN 672
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeanne Bourland Blumhagen in which she describes her family background; effects of the Great Depression; conversion and spiritual development; education at Whitworth University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois; World War II; medical missionary service in Afghanistan with the American Embassy in Kabul, Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship (BMMF), Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and later Interserve, and serving on the Wheaton College Board...
Dates: 2013-2017

Collection 678 Oral History Interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox

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Identifier: CN 678
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox (1921-2019), missionary in China from 1947-1951 and Northern Thailand 1953-1973 with China Inland Mission (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Topics discussed include Cox's childhood experiences and early faith in the Church of the Brethren; call to missionary work; education at Columbia Bible College and Wheaton College; teaching Bible in Virginia public schools; attending Missionary Medical Institute and Wycliffe’s Summer Institute of...
Dates: 2014

CN 718 - Oral History Interviews with Thomas A. Clark IV

 Item
Identifier: CN 718
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews in which Clark talks about his childhood as a preacher’s kid, racial tensions at the University of Illinois, pastoring African American churches in the Chicago area, outreach to the community, church activities during the 2020 Covid 19 pandemic, mission trips to the Dominican Republic and South Africa. The time period covered in the interviews is 1970s through 2020.

Dates: 2020-10-09 - 2021-04-09

Collection 509 Oral History Interview with Evelyn M. Camp

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Identifier: CN 509
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Evelyn Mildred Camp (1915-1999), missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1944 to 1961. Topics discussed include Camp's experience as a child of missionaries, her missionary work in schools for boys and girls at Oicha and Blukwa AIM stations, her family's economic hardships, furloughs, the social life of missionary children, education at Rethy Academy, call to missionary work, training at...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 432 Papers of Vernon C. Watford

 Collection
Identifier: CN 432
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history interview with Vernon C. Watford and a video tape titled "Triple C Bible Camp." The video depicts activities at the Triple C Bible Camp, such as Bible study groups, singing, swimming, games, and campfires, with comments about the camp by supporters, workers, attendees, and parents. This camp was founded by the Watford and his wife. The oral history interiew includes information on Watford's family, childhood, conversion, education at Washington...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 513 Oral History Interview with John R. Stauffacher

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Identifier: CN 513
Scope and Contents Oral history interview in which John Raymond Stauffacher in which he describes his childhood in Kenya, missionary parents John and Florence Stauffacher, his brother Claudon, missions in Kenya, the Masai people, Mrs. Westervelt and the Westervelt Home, studying and teaching at Rift Valley Academy, Charles Hurlburt, the Mau Mau Rebellion, Great Britain's colonial administration of Kenya, Christian life, conversion, missionary call, language learning and missionary work with Africa Inland...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 453 Oral History Interviews with Paul H. Bartel

 Collection
Identifier: CN 453
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Paul Henry Bartel (1904-2001) in which he describes his parents' work in China with orphans, his own childhood in that growing up in China, his conversion to Christianity and anecdotes from his long career as a missionary. Other topics discussed include: The Boxer Uprising and its aftermath; education, including high school at a Holiness Mission school; returning to the United States for college and experiencing culture shock; missionary training institute;...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 613 Oral History Interview with Addison C. Tanner

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Identifier: CN 613
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Addison Carl Tanner (1932-2012) a missionary with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in Tanzania and publisher of Christian literature. Tanner describes his mission work, the Tanzanian people, Christianity and animism, political situation in Tanzania, role of tribal chiefs, his conversion and call to mission work, changes in the Tanzanian church, and role of women in the African Inland Church. The time period covered in the interview is 1932 to 1988.Addison...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 637 - Donn G. Ziebell Papers

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Identifier: CN-637
Brief Description Oral history interviews, correspondence, reports, e-mails, memos, budgets, strategic plans, audio and video recordings, and photographs relating to activities of Ziebell, a retired American businessman, as a senior executive at Slavic Gospel Association and other ministries. The material in the collection documents the work of SGA in the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and other countries; the reorganization of SGA in the late 1980s and early 1990s; Christianity in Russia during the same time...
Dates: 1981-2008

Collection 498 Oral History Interviews with William E. Pannell

 Collection
Identifier: CN 498
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with William E. Pannell in which he describes his childhood in Michigan, his family, conversion as a teenager, his growing awareness of racism in America and especially its influence on American Christianity, education at Fort Wayne Bible College, involvement with the Brethren Assemblies, the part preaching has played in his life, the divide between urban and suburban culture and its impact on black and white churches and institutions, his work with Youth for Christ,...
Dates: Created: 1995-2007

Collection 610 Oral History Interview with Geneva Grace Haller

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Identifier: CN 610
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Geneva Grace Haller, who was a missionary to the Congo, first as an independent, then with World Wide Mission. Haller describes growing up in Africa, being home schooled, orphanage work, problems caused by the independence of Congo, persecution of Congolese, her view of various Congo political leaders, condition of the Congolese church, relationship between the Joseph Mobutu government and missionary societies, Congo education, health care, and economic problems....
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 206 Oral History Interview with John C. Chin

 Collection
Identifier: CN 206
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John C. Chin (1911-1989) in which he discusses his childhood in China, medical training, and the Chinese Christian church; the work of China Inland Mission in Honan, Szechwan, and Yunnan provinces; the Japanese occupation of China; Nationalist and Communist parties; medical work in CIM and Presbyterian hospitals; war conditions and relocation to Taiwan;  Also discussed is his founding of the Lutheran Seminary, Taiwan; the contemporary status of Chinese Christians,...
Dates: Created: 1982

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Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 10
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 10
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 10
Jones, Clarence W. 10
Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. 10
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 10
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 10
Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 10
World Evangelical Fellowship. 10
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 9
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 9
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 9
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 9
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 9
Stott, John R. W. 9
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 9
Barrows, Cliff. 8
Bright, Bill. 8
Hurlburt, Charles E. 8
Mendenhall Ministries (Mendenhall, Miss.) 8
National Association of Evangelicals. 8
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 8
Operation Mobilisation. 8
Smith, Oswald J. 8
Straw, Darien A. 8
Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 1868-1957. 8
Trotman, Dawson E. 8
United Gospel Tabernacle (Wheaton, Ill.) 8
World Vision International. 8
Davis, Ralph T. 7
Dodds, Gilbert, 1918- 7
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 7
Dunlop, Merrill. 7
Fuller Theological Seminary. 7
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 7
Ironside, H. A. (Henry Allan), 1876-1951. 7
Kuhn, John Becker. 7
Latham, Lance B. 7
LeTourneau, R. G. (Robert Gilmour), 1888-1969. 7
Mixter, Russell L. 7
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 7
Padilla, C. René. 7
Princeton Theological Seminary. 7
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 7
Smith, Wilbur M. (Wilbur Moorehead), 1894-1976. 7
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985. 7
Torrey, Edith C. 7
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 7
World Council of Churches. 7
Wright, J. Elwin. 7
Youth for Christ/USA. 7
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 6
Becker, Carl K., Jr. 6
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 6
Christian Medical Society. 6
Evangelical Free Church of America. 6
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 6
Graham, Franklin, 1952- 6
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 6
Kane, J. Herbert. 6
Kuhn, Isobel. 6
McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990. 6
McPherson, Aimee Semple, 1890-1944. 6
McQuilkin, Robert Crawford, 1886-1952. 6
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