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Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Wayne LeRoy Gordon, pastor of Lawndale Community Church, a nondenominational church in Chicago's predominantly black community, Lawndale. Topics covered include Gordon's youth, the influence of his family on his spiritual growth, his call to work in the black community, his education at Wheaton College, ministry through Lawndale Community Church in Chicago (its structure, various ministries, including health care, education, and recreation), and the African American...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Karl G. Dortzbach in which he describes his childhood and youth, influence of his family, education at Wheaton College and Westminster Theological Seminary, and missionary experience in Ethiopia (short term with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and in Kenya. Subjects covered include missiology, conversion, raising children on the mission field, marital relationships on the mission field, church life in a Nairobi congregation, proliferation of parachurch groups and...
Scope and Contents Audio recordings, including an oral history interview, diary, and several letters, relating to the career and ministry of Debbie Dortzbach, missionary to Kenya and Eritrea with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and later the Reformed Presbyterian Church from 1973 to 1988.Series: Audio TapesOne oral history interview with Debbie Dortzbach in which she describes her describes her childhood, education at Wheaton College, and missionary work in...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Duncan Aggrey Mugisha in which he discusses the state of the church in Uganda; life under the rule of Idi Amim, impressions of Bishop Festo Kivengere; the Bolokole movement; relations between Catholics and Protestants in Uganda; relations between Christians and Muslims in Uganda; his conversion and work with the Fellowship of Christian Unions (FOCUS) among college and university students. Other topics discussed include East African revivals of the 1930s; AIDS crisis...
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Tien Fock Leong in which he describes his conversion, work with Campus Crusade for Christ in Malaysia; Malaysian culture in the Chinese community; the Malaysian church; and the relationship between church and state in Malaysia. Other topics discussed include social and economic conditions of Malaysia; the Muslim population in Malaysia; role of women in Malaysian society; American misconceptions of Malaysia; cultural diversity of Malaysia; and the Japanese occupation...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, negatives, and clippings relating to the linguistic and missionary work of David and Dorothy Thomas in the Philippines, Vietnam (especially with the Chrau tribe), Cambodia, and Thailand with Wycliffe Bible Translators from 1954-1975. The bulk of the content consists of David and Dorothy's letters to his mother, Ruth, who lived in Wheaton, IL. Topics covered in the correspondence include information on the Thomas family, missionary work in the Philippines, and...
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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, prayer letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and articles relating to the ministry of Bonnie G. Stuckless and her husband Donald Stuckless, missionaries in Colombia, Panama, and Spain with the Assemblies of God from 1970 to 1992.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]Series: Audio TapesTwo oral history...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Lillian Maxwell in which she talks about her family background, including her grandfather, L.E. Maxwell, founder of Prairie Bible Institute, and her parents, missionaries with Sudan Interior Mission (SIM) in Nigeria; Nigerian village life; experiences at boarding school; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development; education in Canada at Prairie Bible Institute; joining SIM; missions work in Liberia teaching the Bible and leading study groups for women....
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Americo Saavedra,a Peruvian-born missionary working with HCJB in Ecuador, in which he describes his childhood, family, conversion, Catholicism in Peru and Ecuador, radio station HCJB and its ministry, Quito, Ecuador, his decision to be a missionary, employment with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru. Other topics include his education at Moody Bible Institute, Christian education in Ecuador, informal education, Summer Institute of Linguistics, the state of the...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, articles, brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, directories, financial records, manuals, minutes, publications, reports, and other materials documenting Jack Frizen's life and ministry. Material mainly describes Frizen’s family life, work with G.I. Gospel Hour, director of Far East Gospel Crusade (now SEND International), executive director of International Foreign Mission Association (IFMA), director of Tyndale House Foundation, trustee of the Henry and...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one folder relating to the ministry of Philip R. Foxwell with the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions and later World Presbyterian Missions.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Philip R. Foxwell in which he describes his youth, conversion, magician career, education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, preparation and orientation for missionary work in Japan with the...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Elizabeth Evans in which she decsribes her family background; spiritual development; education at Wheaton College; ministry in rural Vermont with the New England Fellowship; the influence of her aunt, Elizabeth Evans; her missionary work in Vietnam and Indonesia with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; and work among Vietnamese in Charlotte, North Carolina. Evans' work in Vietnam was particularly among the Dega and other tribal groups often classified as...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vasile Bunta in which he decsribes his family background, the Baptist church in Romania, relations between church and state, his conversion and education, Billy Graham's visit to the country in 1985, the Christian revival of the 1970s in Romania, the effect of the 1989 revolution on the church, evangelistic work among the Romani people, and the current state of the Church. The time period covered by the interviews is 1960 to 1991.Vasile Bunta was...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former Kuomintang...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Merry Dalton Long (1925-2010) in which she describes her childhood; education at Wheaton College; marriage; missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and Brazil; the 1960 Congo Rebellion; raising and educating children on the mission field. Other topics discussed include: Long’s medical training as a nurse during WWII; impressions of Africa; medical care available on the mission field; observations about Congolese animism; missionary...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Francis Sunderaraj in which he describes committing his life to Christ as a teenager in India; the development of his faith; the institutions and leadership of Evangelical Protestantism in India; Methodist churches in India and Malaysia; Sunderaraj's education at the Union Biblical Seminary in Yeotmal, India, Princeton Seminary, and Wheaton College; the development of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. The time period covered by the interviews is ca. 1942-1993....
Scope and Contents Four oral history interviews, paper records, and photographs documenting David Howard's life and work with Latin American Mission, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and World Evangelical Fellowship.Topics covered in the interviews include Howard's childhood, Christian faith, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary and administrator with Latin America Mission; missions director for Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, director of the 1980 Consultation on World...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Margaret Garfield Johnson in which she discusses her family background; education at Wheaton College with emphasis on the activities of the literary societies; and her impressions of fellow classmate Billy Graham.The time period covered by the interviews is 1920 to 1943.
Mary Margaret Garfield Johnson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 7, 1993 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Mary Margaret Garfield Johnson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 7, 1993 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Ruth Supplee Jongewaard (1922-2005) in which she describes her time as a student at Wheaton College. Among the topics discussed are aquaintance with Billy Graham; the Boethallian Literary Society; memories of professors such as Carl Henry, William Nordin; Russell Mixter, Merrill Tenney, V Raymond Edman, and others; revival of 1943 on Wheaton campus; and the effect of World War II on Wheaton. The time period covered by the inteview is 1920 to 1943....
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kathryn Marie Hess Feldi (1912-2015) in which she describes her parents, who were Africa Inland Mission workers in Tanzania; mother's conversion at a Billy Sunday campaign; her own attendance at Wheaton College; memories of Billy Graham as a college student; the Wheaton revival of 1943; favorite professors; and the effect of World War II on the Wheaton campus. The time period covered by the interviews is 1922 to 1993.Kathryn Marie Hess Feldi was...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, letters, newspaper clipping, a booklet and other materials, relating mainly to John E. Phillips' work as a missionary with the Sudan Interior Mission among the Kambatta people of Ethiopia (1932-1937) and among the Dinka people of Sudan (1938-1949). There is also some information on his involvement in other ministries, such as Ambassadors for Christ and the Allentown Rescue Mission.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with John Allan MacDonald (1921-2014) in which he discusses his education and activities at Wheaton College from his graduation in 1943; literary societies; friends and faculty; the impact of World War II on the campus; Billy Graham and his role in the United Gospel Tabernacle in Wheaton; MacDonald's evangelistic and church ministry among San Francisco hippies in the late 1960s and work with Jews for Jesus (JFJ) and its founder Moishe Rosen. The second interview focuses...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Joseph Charles MacKnight (1921-2003) in which he discusses his education and activities at Wheaton College from which he graduated in 1943, reasons for attending, literary societies, friends and significant staff and faculty (V. Raymond Edman, Russell Mixter, Elsie Storrs Dow, Edith Torrey, Mortimer Lane, James Mack), impact of World War II on the campus, Billy Graham and his role in the Gospel Tabernacle in Wheaton, and his medical career since graduating. The time...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Chester Terpstra (1917-2007) in which he discusses his years as a student at Wheaton College (1939-1943); his friendship with Billy Graham; and his later ministry in Micronesia and Hawaii. Other topics discussed include the religious culture of Hawaii during World War II and after; the prevalence of pre-millenialism at Wheaton College and among evangelical missionaries; and the 1943 revival at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interviews is 1939 to...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Jeffrey R. Wetherill in which he discusses his childhood, parents, interest in sports, conversion, involvement with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, work as a Youth for Christ club director, youth pastor at an Evangelical Mennonite Church, joining Greater Europe Mission (GEM), youth work in Dublin, Ireland, relations between Irish Catholics and evangelical Protestants, and GEM methods of ministry in Ireland. The time period covered by the interviews is 1966 to...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Samuel Kirk Mills in which he discusses his childhood in Ghana, conversion to Christianity, involvement with Calvary Road, Inc. and the African Christian Mission, memories of Kwame Nkrumah, the use of drama in evangelism in Ghana, views on the strengths and weaknesses of Christianity in his country, Christianity and Islam in Ghana, different Christian traditions in Ghana, Mills' impressions of Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, origins of Africa Christian...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, questionnaires, reports, and other materials relating to spontaneous revivals on Wheaton College campus in the twentieth century. There are restrictions on some material in this collection. The collection primarily documents the March 1995 revival at the College, largely through oral history interviews conducted during or shortly after the event; also included are thirteen follow-up interviews conducted two years after the revival....
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Leonard Hendrik F. Sumule in which he describes his family, childhood in Indonesia, conversion and spiritual development, being a Christian in a predominantly Muslim nation, his experience at Wheaton College's Honey Rock Camp, comparison of Honey Rock with Christian camps in Indonesia, the 1995 revival at Wheaton College, his goals for ministry in Indonesia, involvement in youth ministry, camping and Christian education in the country, and education and church...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jose Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez, in which he describes his family, childhood in Spain, Protestant Evangelicalism in a predominantly Catholic country, his conversion and spiritual development, training for ministry, work with Decisión, theological education by extension in Spain, American missionaries and their impact in Spain, attempts to unify Spanish Protestants, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Global Mission (of which he was the director in Madrid), his...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one folder containing reports, correspondence, and newsletters. Materials describe White’s family background, conversion, education at Moody Bible Institute and Wheaton College, marriage, activities as an Army chaplain's assistant in Germany, and missionary work in Austria for Greater Europe Mission.Donald E. White was interviewed by Robert Shuster on January 29, 1996, at the Archives of the Billy Graham Center. The events described in the interview cover...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to the ministry of Joy and Dicran Kassounys. Topics referenced in the materials are Joy Arousiag's escape from a massacre of Armenians as a child; her education in the United States, particularly Wheaton College; her work as a trainer of teachers in Lebanon, his work as a pastor and a leader of Christian Endeavour campaigns in Syria and Lebanon; the Kassouny's courtship and early married years; and the Armenian church in the...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Alex Atempo Sackey-Ansah in which he describes his family, conversion and spiritual development, education, joining PioneersAfrica, distinctives and programs of the mission, his responsibilities, PioneersAfrica director Solomon Aryeetey, Church of Pentecost, the church in Ghana, missions in Africa, African missionaries, church planting philosophy and process, conflict resolution in Africa, American perceptions of Africa and the African church, establishing a...
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, pamphlets, and manuscripts relating to Gustav H.W. Norton's (1915-2017) work as an administrator and professor of theology and missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Wheaton College, as well as his involvement with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Evangelical Literature Overseas, and Mid-American Keswick. The collection documents Norton’s childhood, education, and career as professor of missions...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Shura Facanha in which she discusses her family; family ministry and involvement at church; the Assemblies of God church in Ecuador; foreign missionaries in Ecuador; Operation Mobilization ships; translation work; growing in Christian life on board the OM Doulos; evangelistic work in Philippines, Papau New Guinea, Australia; attack in the Philippines; working in the former Yugoslavia; beginning home office in Ecuador; deliberating between career and missions;...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dan Duvall Crawford in which he discusses his parents, Percy and Ruth (Duvall) Crawford; Percy Crawford’s evangelistic ministry at meetings, through radio and television programming; and the camps his father founded. Other topics discussed include Crawford’s experiences at Pine Brook Camp as a child; Pine Brook Praises and Young People’s Church of the Air; Percy Crawford’s relationship with Billy...
Scope and Contents Oral History Interviews with Dr. Herbert Andrew Atkinson (1931-2009) and his wife, Frieda Elizabeth (Paul) Atkinson (1930- ), missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo. Dr. Atkinson discusses his family background, conversion, Wheaton College, influence of his roommate Bill Kornfield and Dr. V. Raymond Edman, God's provision for his entering medical school, ministry in Oicha, obstacles in communication with the Congolese, lessons learned on the mission field. Frieda...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Ann (Shook) Miller a missionary with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) to the Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the Central African Republic. Topics discussed include her family background; conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Urbana Conference; call to the mission field; history of AIM; preparation for the mission field; language training; descriptions of her first mission station; traditional tribal...
Scope and Contents Papers, recordings of meeting sessions, planning materials and other documents from the consultation, which examined how Christians in the late twentieth century should present the Christian gospel in large urban settings. The meeting was co-sponsored by Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Wheaton College.
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, notes, minutes, and manuscripts related to theologian and author Carl Henry, documenting his work with the Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, but which also touch on a few other aspects of his life, including his association with Wheaton College and with the magazine Christianity Today.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means...
Scope and Contents Prayer letters and an oral history interviews which document Faircloth’s childhood, conversion, education at Wheaton College and elsewhere, and his work as a United States Army chaplain in Italy immediately after World War II, church planter in Portugal and a seminary professor at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “Folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]...
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...
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Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Green papers contain material relating to the life and career of Elizabeth and Albert Green, father and daughter. It comprises fifteen series and includes Articles, Biographical, Correspondence, Business Correspondence, Music Education, Programs, Travel, Books, Manuscripts, Music Scores, Personal Journals, Lectures, Media and Photographs.
Scope and Contents The papers of Enock C. Dyrness contains one folder containing biographical material; however, the bulk of the collection deals primarily with his professional interests, including correspondence with Henry C. Thiessen, and later Thiessen's estate. Secondary material includes pamphlets and surveys about Wheaton College and various mission agencies. The collection occupies .42 linear ft.
Scope and Contents Jill Peláez Baumgaertner Papers are organized into four series: Essays/Reviews, Poetry, Biographical, and Correspondence.Essays/Reviews contain material over three decades from 1972-2003. Poetry (published and unpublished) is organized by year and contains manuscripts from 1983 to 2012. Biographical contains letters written by Chaplain Martin Baumgaertner (USAF) during WWII and Korean War, as well as, media and photographs. Correspondence (personal) covers over fifty years from...
- Names: Wheaton College (Ill.) X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 147
- Special Collections, Buswell Library 13
- Evangelistic work 122
- Missionaries 94
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 89
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 83
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 78
- Conversion. 64
- Church and state 57
- Women 55
- Women in missionary work. 55
- Women -- Religious life. 54
- Christian education 53
- Language in missionary work. 53
- Missionaries -- Training of 50
- Indigenous church administration 49
- Catholic Church. 45
- Children of missionaries. 39
- Christianity and culture. 39
- Evangelicalism 39
- Evangelistic work -- United States. 38
- Medical care 37
- Christian life. 33
- Missions 33
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 30
- Education 30
- Tribes 30
- Bible 29
- World War, 1939-1945. 29
- Evangelicalism -- United States. 28
- College students 27
- Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 26
- Religious institutions. 26
- Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 25
- Missions, Medical 25
- Communism 24
- Children of missionaries 23
- Christian leadership. 23
- Family. 23
- Church and social problems 22
- Culture shock. 22
- Persecution 22
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Religious life and customs. 22
- Christian literature 21
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Faculty. 20
- Animism 19
- Muslims 19
- Sex role 19
- Church development, New. 17
- Evangelistic work -- China. 17
- Missionaries' spouses. 17
- Pentecostalism 17
- Revivals 17
- Children of missionaries -- Education. 16
- Christian education -- United States. 16
- Christian literature -- Publication and distribution 16
- Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 16
- Rural missions 16
- Worship. 16
- Bible colleges 15
- Children. 15
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 15
- Church growth 15
- College students -- United States 15
- College students -- United States -- Religious life. 15
- College students in missionary work. 15
- Theology 15
- Youth 15
- Church work with youth 14
- Communism -- China. 14
- Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 14
- Islam -- Christianity. 14
- Missionaries, Resignation of. 14
- Boarding schools 13
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 13
- Christianity and culture 13
- Church and social problems. 13
- Evangelistic work -- China 13
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History 13
- Fundamentalism 13
- Radio in missionary work. 13
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Employees. 13
- Worship (Christian) 13
- Evangelistic work -- Congresses. 12
- Fundamentalism -- United States. 12
- Mass media in religion 12
- Presbyterians. 12
- Sex role. 12
- Social change. 12
- Bible -- Study and teaching. 11
- Church work with women 11
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 11
- Fund raising. 11
- Liberalism (Religion) 11
- Missions, Medical. 11
- Theological seminaries 11
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Social life and customs. 11
- Bible -- Translating. 10
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 10
- Church and social problems -- United States. 10
- Church work with students 10
- Correspondence 10 ∧ less