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Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
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.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Harold D. and Helen M. Hayward, describes the Haywards' overland travel as China Inland Mission workers with a description of the countryside and cities enroute to Xining, their assigned station, near the Tibetan border.
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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains one promotional card announcing revival meetings held at the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Iowa, led by Rev. Frank Mathis with Harry P. Armstrong and Mrs. Armstrong as musicians.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Anthony Comstock to Rev. H.C. Hovey, in which Comstock describes the burden and revival of ministry with The N.Y. Society for Suppression of Vice and biographical notes for The Cyclopedia of American Biography completed by Comstock in 1915.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from J. T. Hough to Rev. John A. Murray, Secretary of the Western Agency of the American Home Missionary Society, describing Hough's financial difficulties in his Port Byron, New York, pastorate and spiritual progress of the congregation.
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).
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters from James Hudson Taylor to a Mr. Sloane written while traveling, discussing China Inland Mission affairs, including financial contributions, conferences, and concerns for friends and co-workers.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from John R. Mott to F.H. Green in which he describes the importance of moral and religious character as the most important qualification for teaching. The letter is signed by Mott and dated 1914.
Scope and Contents This collection contains two minute books of the American Marathi Mission in India, which utilized missionaries from the United Church Board for World Ministries. The minute boks include records of committee deliberations and finances and were submitted to the Church Board for World Ministries as field reports.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a postcard announcing revival services being held at the People's Pentecostal Church in Everett, Massachusetts by Rev. Fred St. Clair.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-volume, hand-written diary of 222 pages written by an unnamed clergyman, desribing his travels to attend the London Missionary Society Convention in 1850. The diaries describe travel to and from the British Isles, outlines sermons heard in churches in England and Scotland, comments on reports delivered to the Society, and reports contacts with British and American clergyman, including Henry Ward Beecher. Includes descriptions of his visits to London, Paris, and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from George Franklin Tibbetts to Campbell Thompson forgiving Thompson for past opposition and agreeing to accept him on staff at Park-of-the-Palms Camp in Florida, but warning him that he will be dismissed if there are any recoccurances in the future. The Camp-of-the-Woods, a similar camp in the Adirondacks, is promoted on the back of the letter. The collection also includes a mailing envelope from Park-of-the-Palms Camp.
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine letters and one annual report from members of the American Bible Society addressed to Rev. J.C. Brigham (Secretary), and Joseph Hyde (General Agent and Assistant Treasurer). Letters contain information on finances, orders, reports on sales of Bibles, notices of obituaries of members, and other information relating to the Society.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from abolitionist leader Birney to S. Silsbee (?) in which Birney gives his opinion on the question whether it was ethical for a missionary to work for a board supported by slaveholders.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Belgian Gospel Mission directors Edith and Ralph Norton and a BGM newsletter. The personal letter describes the continuing effects of World War I on the country, the activities of various missionaries, perceived opposition to the mission from the Roman Catholic hierarchy and the testimonies of new converts.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brochure, circa 1950, advertising an AAJM film entitled Three Minutes to Twelve. The movie addresses the place of the Jewish people in New Testament prophecy and the creation of the nation of Israel as part of the fulfillment of that prophecy.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a pamphlet created by the Gospel Fellowship Club of Chicago, describing the Club's purpose of providing fellowship for businessmen working in downtown Chicago.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbill for a concert by pianist J.W. Boone with photos of Boone and his associates, and a brief biography of Boone.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brochure advertising a volume containing addresses given at the 1918 Conference on the Return of the Lord. The brochure gives some background information on the meeting as well as listing the speakers and their topics.
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed transcripts of thirty-one messages based on the book of Revelation which were given over the radio by Charles L. Feinberg.
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
Scope and Contents This collection contains several brief handwritten evangelistic homilies on various Bible texts relating to the Christian life and the nature of God. They were apparently written by Anna D. Hocfield, but it is also possible she was simply copying all or some of them from books or magazines. The collection also includes the start of a letter, probably by Hocfield, to a F.L. Rowe, who apparently was the editor of a religious periodical abbreviated as "L+W" (Life and Works?) and a pamphlet...
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, lists and other materials relating to Cory's participation in the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade as a member of the Laymen's Committee. The materials also contain information about the naming of Decision Magazine, the opposition of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) to the Chicago crusade, and a critique from Harold Warren to Charlie Riggs of the BGEA's policy of working with Roman Catholic and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the curriculum kit produced by World Vision for use with children. The kit was adapted from a radio script by Bob Pierce, describing how missionary Hubert Mitchell first presented the Christian gospel to a group of the Kubu people in Sumatra in 1937.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of photocopies assembled by Ray Smith and a photocopy of a manuscript copied from a typed manuscript attributed to William Wallace Simpson. The booklet contains a narrative by Smith about the life and death of William E. Wallace and copies of many documents, articles and excerpts from books. The documents are mainly concerned with the investigation into the death of the two men, while the articles and excerpts also deal to some extent with Simpson's work as...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a mimeographed booklet, titled Blessings from Beth-Hanan. The booklet is a transcript of the diary kept by Katherine R. Beard and Ruth A. Grant describing their beginning of their work as NIEM workers among the Dineh (Navajo) people in the Sand Springs region, southwest of Oraibi, Arizona. The transcript covers the period from May 11 through October 30th, 1937.
Identifier: CN 064-067
Scope and Contents Correspondents include U.S. presidents and other political figures, writers, social activists and others, including: William Jennings Bryan, Herbert Hoover, Henry Robinson Luce, Upton Sinclair, William Allen White, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, James Gillespie Blaine, William Booth, Phillips Brooks, William Cullen Bryant, Dorthea Dix, Mary Baker Eddy, James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Julia Ward Howe, James Whitcomb Riley, Harriet Beecher...
- Repository: Billy Graham Center Archives X
- Evangelistic work 434
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 259
- Missionaries 218
- Conversion. 188
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 163
- Evangelistic work -- United States. 162
- Church and state 133
- Women 133
- Women -- Religious life. 131
- Women in missionary work. 124
- Missions 122
- Christian education 114
- Evangelicalism 114
- Christian life. 113
- Bible 108
- Language in missionary work. 105
- Indigenous church administration 100
- Missionaries -- Training of 100
- Catholic Church. 83
- Evangelicalism -- United States. 83
- Christian leadership. 80
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 77
- Christianity and culture. 74
- Children of missionaries. 73
- Church and social problems 72
- Religious institutions. 69
- Medical care 68
- Communism 66
- Conversion 64
- Evangelistic work -- China. 63
- Persecution 62
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 59
- Christian literature 59
- Tribes 59
- World War, 1939-1945. 59
- Family. 58
- Education 57
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 56
- Sermons, American. 56
- Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 55
- Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 53
- African Americans 52
- Evangelistic sermons. 51
- Theology 49
- Communism -- China. 48
- Missions, Medical 48
- Bible colleges 45
- Children of missionaries 45
- College students 45
- Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 44
- Church and social problems -- United States. 44
- Radio in religion 44
- Church work with youth 43
- Muslims 43
- Sex role 43
- Evangelistic work -- China 42
- Pentecostalism 42
- Animism 41
- Christian literature -- Publication and distribution 41
- Mass media in religion 41
- Rural missions 41
- Church growth 40
- City missions 40
- Evangelistic invitations. 40
- Preaching. 40
- Youth 40
- Fundamentalism 38
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History 37
- Fundamentalism -- United States. 37
- Prayer. 37
- Revivals 37
- Bible -- Study and teaching. 36
- Children. 36
- Missions -- China. 36
- Radio in missionary work. 36
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 35
- Church and social problems. 35
- Great Britain 35
- Worship. 35
- Bible -- Translating. 34
- Culture shock. 34
- Racism 34
- Radio in religion. 34
- African Americans -- Social conditions. 33
- Evangelicalism. 33
- Mass media in religion -- United States. 33
- Radio in religion -- United States. 33
- African Americans -- Religious life. 32
- China. 32
- Christian education -- United States. 32
- Church and state -- United States. 32
- Church development, New. 32
- Missions -- Educational work. 31
- Race relations. 31
- Baptists 30
- Christianity and culture 30
- Fund raising. 30
- Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 30
- Theological seminaries 30
- Boarding schools 29 ∧ less
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 147
- Graham, Billy, 97
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 61
- China Inland Mission. 49
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 46
- Moody Bible Institute. 46
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 42
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 33
- Sunday, Billy, 32
- Africa Inland Mission. 27
- Islam 27
- Rader, Paul, 27
- Youth for Christ International. 27
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 24
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 22
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 21
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 21
- National Association of Evangelicals. 21
- Moody Bible Institute 20
- Sudan Interior Mission. 20
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 19
- Henry, Carl F. H. 19
- Perkins, John, 19
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 19
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 18
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 18
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 18
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 17
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 17
- Jones, Clarence W. 17
- Armerding, Hudson T. 16
- Catholic Church 16
- McIntire, Carl, 16
- Taylor, Clyde W. 16
- World Council of Churches. 16
- Elliot, Jim, 15
- Latin America Mission. 15
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 15
- Ockenga, Harold John, 15
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 15
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 15
- Bright, Bill. 14
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 14
- Stam, John Cornelius, 14
- Africa Inland Church. 13
- Blanchard, Charles A. 13
- Crawford, Percy B. 13
- Ford, Leighton. 13
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 13
- Howard, David M. 13
- Ironside, H. A. 13
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 13
- Jones, Bob, 13
- Plymouth Brethren. 13
- Smith, Oswald J. 13
- Colson, Charles W. 12
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 12
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 12
- Smith, Gipsy, 12
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 12
- Barrows, Cliff. 11
- Dain, Arthur John, 11
- Dunlop, Merrill. 11
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 11
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 11
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 11
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 11
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 11
- Jesus Christ 11
- Padilla, C. Rene. 11
- Palau, Luis, 11
- Skinner, Tom, 11
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 11
- Wright, J. Elwin. 11
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 10
- Assemblies of God. 10
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 10
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 10
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
- Glasser, Arthur F. 10
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 10
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 10
- Nixon, Richard M. 10
- Torrey, R. A. 10
- Trotman, Dawson E. 10
- Coggins, Wade T. 9
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 9
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 9
- Fleming, Peter, 9
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 9
- McPherson, Aimee Semple, 9
- National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 9
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 9
- Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 9
- Taylor, James Hudson, 9
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 9
- Weary, Dolphus, 9
- Woods, C. Stacey, 9
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 8
- Bryan, William Jennings. 8 ∧ less