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Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to VOCM's evangelistic ministry in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities.The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational and training program...
Dates: Created: 1969-1986
Identifier: CN 368
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vera Mae Buckley Perkins in which she discusses her family background, her education, the importance of her Christian faith, marriage to John Perkins, racial conditions in Mississippi and involvement in Civil Rights demonstration, and racial conditions in that state. Other topics discussed include her work as a migrant laborer and participation in Civil Rights protests that resulted in the integration of the school system in Mendenhall, Mississippi. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1987
Identifier: CN 413
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Matthew Parker in which he describes his childhood, family, education, conversion, study at Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music and work/study at Wheaton College, ministry with Campus Crusade in its sports ministry and with Overseas Crusades sports evangelism ministry (Venture for Victory w/ Bud Schaeffer), the 1984 and 1986 National Summits on Black Church Development, the Atlanta '88 Congress on Evangelizing Black America, the Afro-American community, white...
Dates: Created: 1989
Identifier: CN 431
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with T. Michael Flowers (1920-2015) in which he describes growing up in the Bahamas, the influence on his life of W. H. Farrington, his conversion, his evangelistic work in the Bahamas, his education in Scotland, a brief description of Billy Graham in Scotland in 1946, and the beginning of his evangelistic work in the United States. The second interview covers Flowers' ministry in Canada, Whitfield and B. M. Nottage, the Plymouth Brethren church and its church planting,...
Dates: Created: 1990-1995
Identifier: CN 538
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, conference participant lists and schedules, minutes, financial records, press clippings, evaluations, audio tapes, video tapes, and photographs, documenting the 1984 and 1986 National Summits. The collection documents both the planning for the meetings and the plenary and discussion sessions. The participants include numerous Black Evangelical leaders, but particularly feature Matthew Parker, Tom Skinner, Haman Cross, Tony Evans, Crawford Loritts, Bob Harrison,...
Dates: Created: 1983-1986
Identifier: CN 548
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, audio and videotapes, participant lists, schedules, financial records, evaluations, clippings of media coverage, etc., documenting the 1988 event. The records document not only the planning for the Congress and actual proceedings, but also the network of Black Christian leaders working together to address the spiritual and social needs of their churches and communities, and the role of the Black church in evangelism and missions. Matthew...
Dates: Created: 1986-1989