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Identifier: CN 462
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Adrian Ban in which he describes his family background, the revival in his Baptist church in Oradea, Romania; his own conversion; attempts by the government to intimidate Christians; influence of Christians such as Joseph Tson, Liviu Olah, and Aurel Tosa; his involvement in music ministry in Romania; the 1989 revolution in Romania; conditions for the church since the revolution; impressions of the church in the United States and Romania; the Romanian Missionary...
Dates: Created: 1992
Identifier: CN 467
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Doris Gould Schneider (1922-2009) in which she describes her family background; conversion to Christianity; preaching of John R. Rice; education at Moody Bible Institute; marriage; missionary work in Morocco; the role of women in Muslim society; raising children on the mission field; overthrow of the French protectorate; the family's move to Spain; cultural difference between Arabs and Berbers; public health in Morocco; return to the United States in 1982; views on...
Dates: Created: 1989
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
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
Identifier: CN 484
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 Evangelization; and...
Dates: Created: 1968-1993
Identifier: CN 488
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.
Dates: Created: 1926-2003
Identifier: CN 522
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Joel Martínez Hernandez in which he discusses his early childhood in Jaruco, Cuba; conversion to Christianity; being son of missionaries; bi-culturalism; Toccoa Falls boarding school and college; effect of service in the United States Navy on spiritual development; reasons for not being TEAM missionary; missionary work in Barcelona and then Madrid, Spain with Christian & Missionary Alliance; traditional church models versus cell-group based models; education at...
Dates: Created: 1995
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
Identifier: CN 536
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Valeria Borisovna Sorokina, in which she describes her childhood in Russia, her conversion to Christianity while a university student, the work of Campus Crusade for Christ and Mission Europe in Russia, the Mission Volga project, and her time as a graduate student at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interview is 1971-1996.Valeria Sorokina was interviewed by Bob Shuster on November 18, 1996 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton...
Dates: Created: 1996
Identifier: CN 540
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the ministry of William E. Blackstone, evangelist, Christian Zionist, and first superintendent of the Chicago Hebrew Mission. These materials include correspondence, organizational reports, miscellaneous mission organization reports, book orders, financial statements involving home and foreign missionaries as well as indigenous Christian workers, people and organizations who received support from the Milton Stewart Evangelistic Fund of which Blackstone was sole trustee,...
Dates: Created: 1891-1979
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers, case studies, minutes, participant evaluations, and other documents relating to the planning, holding and follow-up of the conference.
Dates: Created: 1975-1984, n.d.
Identifier: CN 606
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, articles, questionnaires, and biographical information related to the missionary service of Winifred Rand with China Inland Mission. Topics covered by the material include: Rand’s teaching ambitions as a young girl; reason for move to missions; Portland Bible Institute; Christian and Missionary Alliance missions policy toward single women on the mission field; China Inland Mission training; Chinese language school; doing rural work with Chinese Bible woman in Shansi,...
Dates: Created: 1936-2004
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....
Identifier: CN 659
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to Gustafson’s education and life’s work as a minister, evangelist, Bible teacher, and staff member of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Particularly well documented are the tours of the Holy Land (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt) he led and lectured to for several decades, his participation in ministries in Africa and Asia, and his active involvement in the worldwide activities of Samaritan’s Purse.
Dates: Created: 1908-2002
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 Lancaster,...
Identifier: CN 680
Scope and Contents Diaries and oral history interviews documenting the work of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) workers Louis Almond, his first wife Stella and his second wife Helen in China (1949-1951), Thailand and the United States. Helen’s interview also describes the activities of the United States office of OMF, where she worked for many years.
Dates: 1949-1951, 2015-2016
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;...
Identifier: SCN 075
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future. Includes 4 pages...
Dates: Created: 1928
Identifier: SCN 086
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 24
- China Inland Mission. 12
- Graham, Billy, 12
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 12
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 12
- Islam 11
- Moody Bible Institute. 10
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 8
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 6
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 6
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 6
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 6
- Stam, John Cornelius, 6
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 6
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 5
- Moody Bible Institute 5
- Sudan Interior Mission. 5
- Armerding, Hudson T. 4
- Assemblies of God 4
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 4
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 4
- Coggins, Wade T. 4
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 4
- Latin America Mission. 4
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 4
- Perkins, John, 4
- Woods, C. Stacey, 4
- World Council of Churches. 4
- Adeney, David H. 3
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 3
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 3
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 3
- Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 3
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 3
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 3
- Glover, Robert Hall, 3
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
- Haile Selassie 3
- Houghton, Frank, 3
- Howard, David M. 3
- Kane, J. Herbert. 3
- National Association of Evangelicals. 3
- Orthodox Eastern Church 3
- Padilla, C. Rene. 3
- Princeton Theological Seminary. 3
- Straw, Darien A. 3
- Taylor, Clyde W. 3
- Taylor, James Hudson, 3
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 3
- Torrey, Edith C. 3
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 3
- Winter, Ralph D. 3
- Wright, J. Elwin. 3
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 3
- Youth for Christ International. 3
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 2
- American Bible Society. 2
- Assemblies of God. 2
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 2
- Barrows, Cliff. 2
- Bingham, Rowland V., 2
- Biserica Ortodoxa Romana. 2
- Buck, Pearl S. 2
- Bunta, Vasile. 2
- Central American Mission. 2
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 2
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 2
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 2
- Coptic Church. 2
- Davis, Ila. 2
- Doulos (Ship) 2
- Evangelical Alliance. 2
- Evangelical Fellowship of India. 2
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 2
- Evans, Robert P. 2
- Fenton, Horace L. 2
- Fowler, Ernie. 2
- Frame, Helen. 2
- Frizen, E. L. 2
- Frost, Henry Weston, 2
- Glasser, Arthur F. 2
- Gospel Missionary Union. 2
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
- Gray, James M. 2
- Henry, Carl F. H. 2
- Houghton, Will H. 2
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 2
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. 2
- Jones, Clarence W. 2
- Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 2
- Kuhn, John Becker. 2
- Larson, Reuben. 2
- Lutheran Church 2
- McIntire, Carl, 2
- McPherson, Aimee Semple, 2
- Mendenhall Ministries (Miss.) 2
- Methodist Church 2
- Mortenson, Vernon. 2
- Nee, Watchman. 2
- Nicholls, Bruce. 2 ∧ less