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Collection 052 Oral History Interview with Esther Salzman

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Identifier: CN-052
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978.

Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL.
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 055 Papers of Otto F. Schoerner

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Identifier: CN 055
Scope and Contents Papers of Otto Frederick Schoerner a Wheaton College alumnus and missionary with China Inland Mission in Sinkiang, Honan, and Kangsu Provinces of China from 1931-1951. Collection includes an oral history interview, correspondence, autobiography, and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1949-2006

Collection 057 Papers of Susan Bartel

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Identifier: CN-057
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, negatives, and photographs relating to Susan Bartel's service with the China Mennonite Mission Society for over 20 years in the Shantung Province of China. Topics covered by the interviews include: Bartel's youth, conversion to Christianity, education, marriage to Loyal Bartel, and mission work in China; World War II; Japanese occupation of China; arrest and imprisonment of Loyal; life under the Chinese communists after World War II, Loyal’s imprisonment and Susan’s...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

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Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and other...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

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Identifier: CN 080
Scope and Contents Collection contians a manuscript of I Get Your Message, Father, written by Miriam J. Dunn relating her missionary experiences in China and Southeast Asia with China Inland Mission (CIM) (319 pp.) Topics include her childhood in China, nurses training in England, language school in China, marriage, work with Christian Witness Press in Hong Kong, and missionary work in Malaysia. The manuscript is typed on 319 pages, 8" x 11" size bond paper and contains...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

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Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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Identifier: CN-088
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.
Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 164 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Small

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Identifier: CN 164
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Stair Small in which she describes her missionary experiences in China between the earliest communist revolutions; includes customs, evangelizing methods, assistance of Chinese Christians in areas of central China; post-war pastoring in the U.S. The time period covered by the interviews is 1904-1980.

Elizabeth Small was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 28, 1980 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

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Identifier: CN 169
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Harold Paul Adolph, in which he discusses his boyhood in China as the son of missionaries with China Inland Mission, conditions in China, his education at Wheaton College, medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, decision to become a missionary, and his ministry in Ethiopia as a medical missionary in African with Sudan Interior Mission; American missions in Ethiopia; family life on the mission field, and work with the Christian Medical Society. The time...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

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Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 189 Papers of Mary Goforth Moynan

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Identifier: CN 189
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers, an autobiography, oral history interviews and color slides relating to the ministry of Mary Goforth Moynan. Topics covered include Moynan's memories of the personalities and work of her parents, Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth; evangelistic work in China before World War II; her own career in Christian work; and her trips in 1979 to Taiwan and in 1980 to the People's Republic of China.
Dates: Created: 1918-1994

Collection 202 Papers of Berea St. John Feiner

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Identifier: CN 202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham.  Topics covered include missions in...
Dates: Created: 1834-1973

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

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Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans in...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's decision...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 293 Oral History Interview with Melvin D. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 293
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin David Suttie (1912-2006) in which he discusses his childhood, Christian growth, education at Wheaton College and Biblical Seminary in New York and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission (1940-1950), work among university students, persecution, evangelistic work among the Chinese population and Nationalist troops, his wife Mary's work among women, their children, church and state relations in China, the impact of the...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School covers...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

Collection 299 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 299
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth M. Thomas about her family and religious background, conversion, recollections of Billy Sunday's campaign in Scranton, PA in 1914, her education at Wheaton College, call to foreign missions, work as a missionary nurse wiht the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in a rehabilitation program of a leper colony in southwestern China along the Burmese border among the Tai-Lu people, language study, worship and use of music, an anti-opium campaign, and a...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 314 Oral History Interview with Martha H. Philips

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Identifier: CN 314
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Martha H. Philips (1905-1996) in which she describes her childhood, education, missionary work in China with China Inland Mission at Chefoo School as a teacher of missionary children, her internment by the Japanese at Temple Hill and Wei Xian camps, repatriation, working with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians in southern Mexico, and traveling throughout the world representing the mission. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 394 Oral History Interview with Ruth W. Adeney

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Identifier: CN 394
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Winifred Temple Adeney (1912-1911) in which she describes her youth; spiritual growth; education at Northwestern Schools; call to missionary work with China Inland Mission; her missionary experience; her husband, David Adeney; her work with with China Inland Mission in rural areas of Henan Province (1934-1941); and her husband's work with university students in Nanking (1946-1948) and Shanghai (1949- 1950). Other topics discussed include the impact of war and...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 417 Papers of Dick Springer

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Identifier: CN 417
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one prayer letter relating to the ministry of Charles Oliver “Dick” Springer, missionary with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Japan from 1937-1996.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Dick Springer in which he describes his family and their missionary interest and involvement, conversion, education (at Whitman College, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Moody Bible Institute), his involvement in...
Dates: Created: 1937-1989

Collection 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

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Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998

Collection 453 Oral History Interviews with Paul H. Bartel

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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 464 Oral History Interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn

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Identifier: CN 464
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...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 470 Oral History Interview with Sadie Custer

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Identifier: CN 470
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sadie Custer (1911-2007) in which she discusses her childhood, conversion, education at Moody Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, arrival in China in 1936, the Chinese language, work in Shensi province, Bible teaching, transition from missionary to Chinese leadership, the Three Self Movement, the Communist revolution in China and its effect on missions, the Sino-Japanese Conflict, work in Malaysia among Chinese, living in an area in Malaysia contested...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 471 Papers of W. Arthur Saunders

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Identifier: CN 471
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and a manuscript translated by W. Arthur Saunders, relating to Saunder’s missionary service in China with China Inland Mission and Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1930 to 1987. The interview describes his childhood in England, emigration to New Zealand, training at the New Zealand Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, going to China in 1930, evangelistic work in south Gansu province, the work of Chinese evangelists, worship services in Gansu churches,...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 472 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Contento

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Identifier: CN 472
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul A. Contento in which he discusses his childhood, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, going to China in 1928 as a China Inland Mission worker, evangelistic work in Ningxia province (Inner Mongolia) and work among university students in southwest and northwest China, founding of the Inter-Varsity student movements in China, Singapore and Vietnam; Calvin Chao; the Sino-Japanese war; the communist takeover in China; founding of Singapore Bible College;...
Dates: Created: 19992

Collection 534 Papers of Henry and Marguerite Owen

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Identifier: CN 534
Scope and Contents Articles, audio tapes, booklets, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscript, newspaper clippings, outlines of lectures, photo albums, photographs, prayer letters, reports, research notes, scrapbooks, and travel brochures documenting the missionary service of Marguerite (Goodner) Owen and her husband Henry "Harry", missionaries to China with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship), 1933-1941, 1947-1951. Includes information on the Harry's work as OMF representative and later...
Dates: Created: 1929-2002

Small Collection 079 Papers of Charles Thomson

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Identifier: SCN 079
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929

Small Collection 091 Ephemera of Theodore Fischbacher

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Identifier: SCN 091
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims.  Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947

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Evangelistic work -- China. 23
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Women in missionary work. 18
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 17
Conversion. 16
Missionaries -- Training of 15
Women 15
Women -- Religious life. 15
Language in missionary work. 14
Church and state 13
Persecution 13
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 12
Indigenous church administration 12
Persecution -- China. 11
Church and state -- China. 10
Medical care 10
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 10
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 10
World War, 1939-1945. 10
Children of missionaries. 9
Christian life. 9
Evangelistic work -- United States. 9
Indigenous church administration -- China. 9
Medical care -- China. 9
Rural missions 9
Bible 8
Christian education 8
Catholic Church. 7
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 7
Culture shock. 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1949- 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- Religion. 7
Missionaries -- Training of. 7
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- Description and travel. 6
Missionaries' spouses. 6
Missions, Medical 6
Refugees 6
Refugees -- China. 6
Tribes 6
Buddhists. 5
Buddhists. -- China. 5
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Chinese 5
Chinese -- Missions. 5
Christian martyrs 5
Christianity and culture. 5
Church and social problems 5
College students 5
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 5
Missions to Buddhists 5
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 5
Missions, Medical -- China. 5
Prayer. 5
Boarding schools 4
Catholic Church. -- China. 4
Children of missionaries 4
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 4
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Singapore. 4
Christian education -- China. 4
Christian martyrs -- China. 4
Church and social problems -- China. 4
Economic and social conditions 4
Family. 4
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 4
Rural missions -- China. 4
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945. 4
Animism 3
Bible -- Study and teaching. 3
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Bible colleges 3
Boarding schools -- China. 3
Children of missionaries -- China. 3
Children. -- Conversion to Christianity. 3
Children. -- Religious life. 3
China. 3
Chinese language. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Taiwan. 3
Christian leadership. 3
Church development, New. 3
Church work with women 3
Church work with women -- China. 3
College students -- United States 3
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 3
College students in missionary work. 3
Economic and social conditions -- China. 3
Education 3
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1912-1937. 3
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901. 3
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Missionaries, Resignation of. 3
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China Inland Mission. 16
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 11
Wheaton College (Ill.) 11
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 9
Moody Bible Institute. 9
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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 8
Stam, John Cornelius, 8
Buswell, J. Oliver. 6
Kane, J. Herbert. 5
Taylor, James Hudson, 5
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance 3
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 3
Glover, Robert Hall, 3
Houghton, Frank, 3
Moody Bible Institute 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Zhongguo guo min dang. 3
Bartel, Loyal. 2
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 2
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 2
Feng, Yu-hsiang, 2
Frame, Helen. 2
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 2
Kuhn, Isobel. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Liddell, Eric, 2
Page, Isaac. 2
Salvation Army. 2
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 2
Singapore Bible College. 2
Smith, Oswald J. 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
Thomas, Howard E., 2
Thomas, Ruth Hatcher, 2
Trotman, Dawson E. 2
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 2
Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
Woods, C. Stacey, 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adeney, Ruth W. 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Sunday-School Union. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Back to Jerusalem Evangelistic Band (China) 1
Baptist Female Missionary Society. 1
Bartel, Henry Cornelius. 1
Bartel, Nellie Schmidt. 1
Bartel, Paul Henry. 1
Bartel, Susan Schultz. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Booth-Clibborn, Catherine. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Cameron, Allen Noah. 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 1
Chefoo School (Malaysia) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
China Mennonite Mission Society. 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Contento, Maida. 1
Contento, Paul A. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Curtis, Pierson. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Day, Samuel Stearns, 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
Dunn, Marvin. 1
Dunn, Miriam. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America. 1
Evangelical Mennonite Brethren 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Feiner, Berea St. John, 1
Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Singapore). 1
Finney, Charles Grandison, 1
Fischbacher, Theodore. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Franson, Fredrik, 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1
Fuller Theological Seminary. 1
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