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Collection 561 Oral History Interviews with Charles C. Kay

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Identifier: CN 561
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Charles Conrad Kay in which he describes his family background, interest in music, conversion at the age of 24, first steps in the Christian faith, his early ministry in Europe on a short-term program with Greater Europe Mission, marriage, education at Moody Bible Institute, ministry at Cook County Jail, joining the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), raising support, and the Kays’ first term as missionaries in France from 1994 to 1999. The events described in...
Dates: Created: 1998

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

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Identifier: CN 562
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...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993

Collection 563 Papers of Robert Coleman

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Identifier: CN 563
Brief Description Correspondence, manuscripts, oral history interviews, class lecture notes, meeting files and other materials relating to Coleman's ministry as an evangelist, scholar and church leader. Besides Coleman's own life and ministry, the collection contains voluminous material on the theology of evangelism and Christian discipleship, American 20th century Evangelicalism; the growth of Christianity in Africa, Asia and Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries, particularly in regard to the...
Dates: 1936-2019

Collection 564 Papers of Felix Onwukanjo Erondu

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Identifier: CN 564
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photograph, videos related to the ministry of Reverend Felix Erondu, Nigerian evangelist and founder of Traveling Light Ministries.Series: Oral History InterviewsTwo oral history interviews with Felix Erondu, in which he decribes his family background in Aba, Nigeria; upbringing in the Anglican church; education; training as a teacher; participation in the Biafran civil war; work as a teacher and principal;...
Dates: Created: 1995, 1999

Collection 565 Ephemera of J. Elwin Wright

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Identifier: CN 565
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photo albums, photographs, films, reports, clippings, minutes, slides and other materials relating to J. Elwin Wright's activities as leader of the New England Fellowship and a founder and leader of the National Association of Evangelicals and the World Evangelical Fellowship.The bulk of the collection documents several overseas trips Wright took for the NAE and WEF between 1945 and 1955.

Dates: Created: 1897-1986

Collection 566 Oral History Interview with P. Paul Snezek

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Identifier: CN 566
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with P. Paul Snezek, in which he describes his time as a student at the King's College in Briarcliff, New York, his memories of evangelist Percy Crawford, and his experiences singing as part of the ensemble on Crawford's television program, Youth on the March. The time period covered by the interview is 1956-1960.Paul Snezek was interviewed by Bob Shuster on January 12, 2000 in Snezek’s office in Buswell Library on the campus...
Dates: Created: 2000

Collection 567 Papers of H. Wilbert Norton

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Identifier: CN 567
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...
Dates: Created: 1950-2000

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 571 Oral History Interviews with Shura Facanha

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Identifier: CN 571
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;...
Dates: Created: 2000-2001

Collection 572 Papers of Philip E. Armstrong

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Identifier: CN 572
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, articles, clippings, correspondence, diplomas, manuscripts, ordination certificate, photographs, planning schedules, prayer letters, publications, reports, memos, school newspapers and yearbooks related to Philip Edward Armstrong's involvement as co-founder and general director of Far Eastern Gospel Crusade (now SEND International). Includes Armstrong's correspondence with FEGC colleagues and Evangelical figures, personal correspondence with his family, documents related to his...
Dates: Created: 1920-1985

Collection 573 Records of Detroit's Afro-American Mission

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Identifier: CN 573
Scope and Contents

Minutes, budgets, proposals, pamphlets, reports, video cassettes, and other material showing the origins of Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc., and its activities including Bible clubs for children and adults, special ministries to singles, vacation Bible schools and camps, and the Institute for Biblical Research.

Dates: Created: 1964-1994

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 577 Papers of Vergil Gerber

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Identifier: CN 577
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, reports and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Vergil Gerber, a Conservative Baptist minister and missionary to Central and South America. The collection documents Gerber's work as a teacher, writer, and leader in church growth studies and Evangelical global missions, especially in Latin America.

Dates: Created: 1966-1984

Collection 579 Records of the Asia-South Pacific Congress on Evangelism

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Identifier: CN 579
Scope and Contents

Audio and paper copies of speeches, and newspaper coverage of the Asia-South Pacific Congress on Evangelism, which was a regional meeting following up on the 1966 World Congress on Evangelism, sponsored by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Dates: Created: 1968

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 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 584 Papers of Thomas F. Zimmerman

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Identifier: CN 584
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, phonograph records, photographs, correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, speeches, and other materials related toThomas F. Zimmerman's leadership in a number of conservative American Protestant organizations and evangelistic efforts. The bulk of the collection relates to his involvement in the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization both internationally and in the United States, but there is also information on his work with the 1985 American Festival of Evangelism...
Dates: Created: 1955-1990

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 586 Papers of William A. Deans

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Identifier: CN 586
Scope and Contents

Photographs, maps, articles, clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, and tracts relating to the ministry of William Alexander Deans, missionary and translator with Christian Mission in Many Lands. Materials document his work in northeast Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), especially his publication of Christian literature into African languages.The bulk of the materials cover the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: Created: 1930-1979

Collection 588 Oral History Interview with Richard C. Rung

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Identifier: CN 588
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview wtih Richard C. Rung, in which he describes his memories of Percy Crawford and King's College during Rung's tenure on the faculty at King's College. The time period covered by the interview is 1955-1963.

Richard Rung was interviewed by Robert Shuster on August 14, 2003.

Dates: Created: 2003

Collection 590 Papers of John R. W. Stott

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Identifier: CN 590
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, brochures and other materials relating to John R. W. Stott’s involvement in the 1974 Lausanne Congress and the Lausanne movement that developed out of it. The collection is particularly strong in material relating to the membership of Stott on the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its executive committee; his contribution to drafting several of the major statements of the movement; his chairmanship of the...
Dates: Created: 1974-2000

Collection 591 Papers of Gregory M. Davis

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Identifier: CN 591
Brief Description Prayer letters and oral history interview related to the ministry of Gregory and Lori Davis, missionaries and church planters with LIFE ministries (now Asian Access) in Japan.Series: Audio TapesTwo oral history interviews with Gregory Davis in which discusses his family background; spiritual development; children names in Japan; the 1972 Billy Graham Cleveland crusade; his conversion and transformation of his life; choosing LIFE ministries;...
Dates: Created: 1987-2008

Collection 593 Papers of Lillian R. Dickson

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Identifier: CN 593
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, newsletters, audio tapes, clippings, photo albums, photographs, prayer calendars, and video tapes all related to the life and ministry of Lillian Dickson, missionary to Taiwan under the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church of Canada along with her husband James and founder of the small independent mission Mustard Seed, Inc. The collection documents as well the mission’s founding and development over the years and in its activities in...
Dates: Created: 1926-1983

Collection 594 Papers of Joseph D. Blinco

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Identifier: CN 594
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of crusade, conference, and radio messages by Joseph D. Blinco. Crusade locations include Australia, England, and the United States. Some of the conference messages were given at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. The radio messages were broadcasted on the Faith For Today radio program.*****Series: Audio TapesArrangement: The archivist arranged the...
Dates: Created: 1959-1967

Collection 595 Records of Congress '88

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Identifier: CN 595
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress '88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.Series: Audio tape recordingsArrangement: Tapes were received in vinyl cases each already numbered. The archivist kept the same order and labeled the tape sequentially.Date Range: 1988-1988Volume: 161 cassette tapes (0.91 cubic feet)Type of documents: Recordings of the plenary and workshop sessions of Congress...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 597 Papers of Clyde W. Taylor

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Identifier: CN 597
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, minutes, lists and other materials mainly relating to a series of Protestant Evangelical international evangelism congresses which Clyde Taylor helped plan and organize between 1966 and 1974. There is also some material about his leadership in the World Evangelical Fellowship.

Dates: Created: 1950-1980

Collection 598 Records of Wheaton '83 Conference

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Identifier: CN 598
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers, case studies, minutes, participant evaluations, and other documents relating to the planning, holding and follow-up of Wheaton '83, an international, evangelical conference exploring the nature and mission of the global church. The meeting was sponsored by the World Evangelical Fellowship and other organizations. It consisted of three simultaneous consultations which dealt with the local church, evangelism across frontiers, and Christian response to human need.

Dates: Created: 1975-1984, undated

Collection 599 Ephemera of the "Auca" Incident

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Identifier: CN 599
Scope and Contents

Audio tapes, comic book, film, filmstrips, oversize materials, phonograph records, postage stamps, and video tapes documenting the martyrdom of five American missionaries in Ecuador by the Waorani (Huaorani) Indians in 1956. Documents describe the deaths of the missionary, the response by Protestant evangelical Christians in the United States, and later missionary work with the Indians by Rachel Saint and Elisabeth Elliot.

Dates: Created: 1956-1993, undated

Collection 601 Ephemera of Milan B. Williams

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Identifier: CN 601
Scope and Contents

Clippings, correspondence, miscellaneous documents, and photographs which document the life and ministry of Milan B. Williams. The materials cover his life as a state legislator in Kansas and his evangelistic work.

Dates: Created: 1874-1941; Majority of material found in 1892-1941

Collection 602 Oral History Interview with Esther L. Filkin

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Identifier: CN 602
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Esther L. (Wyzenbeek) Filkin (1911-2007) in which she describes childhood memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, especially its efforts in evangelism, its music program and radio ministry; and memories of her father, Andrew Wyzenbeek. Other figures discussed include Clarence Jones, Torrey Johnson, Peter Deyneka, and Ralph and Luke Rader. The time period covered by the interview is 1911 to 1984.Esther L. Filkin was interviewed by Bob...
Dates: Created: 2004

Collection 603 Papers of Wayne W. and Ruth K. Courtney

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Identifier: CN 603
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, oral history interviews, and photographs which document the Courtneys' courtship and marriage, Ruth Courtney's ministry in China as a single missionary with China Inland Mission, their brief work together in China after their marriage (1949-1951), and later work for the mission in the Philippines and in the United States.

Dates: Created: 1940-2006

Collection 604 Oral History Interview with Dan D. Crawford

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Identifier: CN 604
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...
Dates: Created: 2004

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 606 Papers of Winifred Rand

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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

Collection 607 Oral History Interviews with Herbert and Frieda Atkinson

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Identifier: CN 607
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...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 609 Oral History Interview with Frederick G. Ferris

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Identifier: CN 609
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frederick George Ferris (1911-1998) a Baptist pastor, officer with World Evangelical Fellowship (WEF) and the National Association of Evangelicals, and missionary to Liberia, West Africa. Topics discussed include Ferris’s family background; conversion to Christianity; various church pastorates; church planting; foreign mission work in Liberia with the LeTourneau Foundation; medical and educational work in Liberia; description of traditional tribal religious...
Dates: Created: 1988

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 611 Oral History Interview with Mary Ann Miller

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Identifier: CN 611
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...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 612 Oral History Interview with Brenda Stevens

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Identifier: CN 612
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Brenda (Gatlin) Stevens, an agricultural missionary with Mission to the World in Uganda. Topics discussed include Stevens's family background; conversion to Christianity; involvement with Campus Crusade for Christ; reflections on Ugandan culture and the state of the Christian church in Uganda; challenges for western missionaries in a second culture; agricultural work in Uganda; and specific medical concerns for Ugandans. The time period covered by the interview is...
Dates: Created: 1988

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 614 Records of the Trinary Consultation

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Identifier: CN 614
Scope and Contents

Papers, recordings of meeting sessions, planning materials and other documents from the Trinary 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.

Dates: Created: 1985-1986

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 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 620 Oral History Interview with Lynn Charter

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Identifier: CN 620
Scope and Contents An oral history interview with Lynfred T. Charter (1921-2009) in which he describes his childhood, parents, conversion, baptism in the Spirit and speaking in tongues, early days in the Foursquare Church, activities of LIFE Bible College, impression of Aimee Semple McPherson and her work in Los Angeles, Angelus Temple, evangelistic tour of the Far East, changes in the Foursquare Church during his lifetime, and Rolf Mc Pherson. The time period covered by the interview is 1921 to 1987....
Dates: Created: 2005

Collection 621 Oral History Interview with Sid Couchey

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Identifier: CN 621
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sid Couchey in which he decsribes his conversion to Christianity; his experience as a cartoonist; his participation in the 1957 New York City Crusade, including the preparation; artwork he created for the crusade; counseling; and the aftermath. Ruth Couchey, his wife, also makes brief comments about her experiences during the crusade. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929-1957.Mr. Couchey was interviewed by Bob Shuster on October 11, 2005,...
Dates: Created: 2005

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 624 Ephemera of the ZamZam Incident

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Identifier: CN 624
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Diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, oral history interviews, correspondence, photos, and other materials relating to the passengers, mainly American missionaries, who were aboard the ship Zamzam, sunk in the south Atlantic Ocean in 1941 by a German warship. Materials describe the sinking, the subsequent experiences of the passengers as German prisoners and the internment of some for the duration of the war, and reunions held in later years by the survivors and their families.

Dates: Created: 1941-2012

Collection 625 Papers of Lois Gregory

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Identifier: CN 625
Scope and Contents

Class papers and notes, correspondence, hymns, manuscript, post cards, sermon notes, and thesis documenting the ministry of Lois Vashti Gregory, American Methodist evangelist and teacher of Christian values to young people. Her ministry not only included preaching to adults but also teaching young people, especially children, in Christian ethics and living a morally pure life. Gregory was particularly active in the northeast region of the United States.

Dates: Created: 1887-1961; Majority of material found in 1902-1961

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

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Evangelistic work. 426
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Christian life. 140
Women missionaries. 136
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Catholic Church. 83
Family. 80
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 80
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Communism. 75
Radio in religion. 73
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World War, 1939-1945. 72
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China -- History. 61
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African Americans. 56
Christian literature. 56
Education 56
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Church and social problems -- United States. 51
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Church development, New. 47
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City missions. 45
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Children. 44
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Missions to Muslims. 44
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Muslims. 42
Revivals. 42
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Belief and doubt. 41
Missions -- Africa. 41
Racism. 41
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 41
Bible -- Translating. 40
Evangelistic invitations. 40
Interdenominational cooperation. 39
Missions -- Congresses. 39
Youth 39
African Americans -- Social conditions. 38
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 38
Presbyterians. 38
Radio in missionary work. 38
Culture shock. 37
Church work with students. 36
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College students in missionary work. 36
Salvation. 36
Theological seminaries. 36
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Africa Inland Mission. 46
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 44
OMF International. 40
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 39
Youth for Christ International. 35
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 33
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 28
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 27
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 27
Zhongguo guo min dang. 27
Campus Crusade for Christ. 26
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 24
Bright, Bill. 22
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 22
National Association of Evangelicals. 22
Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) 21
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 21
Sudan Interior Mission. 21
World Evangelical Fellowship. 21
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 20
Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955. 20
Ford, Leighton. 19
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 19
Jones, Clarence W. 19
Latin America Mission. 19
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 19
Perkins, John, 1930- 19
Africa Inland Church. 18
Armerding, Hudson T. 18
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 18
Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-1996. 18
Barrows, Cliff. 17
Catholic Church. 17
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 17
Graham, Ruth Bell. 17
Howard, David M. 17
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 17
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 17
Taylor, Clyde W. (Clyde Willis), 1904-1988. 17
World Council of Churches. 17
Assemblies of God. 16
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 16
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 16
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 16
Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. 16
Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School. 16
Crawford, Percy B. (Percy Bartimus) 15
Ironside, H. A. (Henry Allan), 1876-1951. 15
Padilla, C. René. 15
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 15
Fuller Theological Seminary. 14
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 14
Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 1909- 14
Palau, Luis, 1934- 14
Shea, George Beverly, 1909-2013. 14
Skinner, Tom, 1942- 14
Smith, Oswald J. 14
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 14
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 13
Colson, Charles W. 13
Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.) 13
Dain, Arthur John, 1912- 13
Elliot, Elisabeth. 13
Mission Aviation Fellowship. 13
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. 13
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 13
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 13
World Vision International. 13
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 12
Dunlop, Merrill. 12
Hurlburt, Charles E. 12
McCully, Theodore Edward, 1927-1956. 12
Saint, Nathaniel, 1923-1956. 12
Smith, Gipsy, 1860-1947. 12
Stott, John R. W. 12
Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 1868-1957. 12
Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 12
Wright, J. Elwin. 12
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 11
Navigators (Religious organization) 11
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 11
Pierce, Bob, 1914-1978. 11
Taylor, Herbert John, 1893-1978. 11
Ten Boom, Corrie. 11
Trotman, Dawson E. 11
Troutman, Charles Henry, 1914- 11
Youth for Christ/USA. 11
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 10
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 10
Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011. 10
McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990. 10
McPherson, Aimee Semple, 1890-1944. 10
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 10
National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 10
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