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Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vasile Bunta in which he decsribes his family background, the Baptist church in Romania, relations between church and state, his conversion and education, Billy Graham's visit to the country in 1985, the Christian revival of the 1970s in Romania, the effect of the 1989 revolution on the church, evangelistic work among the Romani people, and the current state of the Church. The time period covered by the interviews is 1960 to 1991.Vasile Bunta was...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, photos, audio tapes, reports, testimonies and other materials which relate to the work of evangelist Bill Glass and his associates in city-wide evangelistic meetings around the United States and, especially, in prison ministry. The collection also contains information on other athletes involved in evangelism and many sermons. (Champions for Life was previous named Bill Glass Ministries.)
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, reference files, clippings, newsletters and other material related to the work of the Foundation (also known as International Christian leadership) which involved developing small group prayer fellowships, especially among government, business and academic leaders.There is a great deal of information on the United States and other countries. Also documented is the group's involvement in various community development, patriotic, and...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Phyllis Evelyn Taylor in which she discusses her childhood and conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; her experiences as a Christian and Missionary Alliance teacher and evangelist among the Bantu people in the Belgian Congo from 1952-1966; her work in Taiwan from 1968 as an independent missionary; and teaching English as a means of evangelism. Other topics discussed include attending Nyack Missionary Training Institute; memories of the 1950...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John David Ellison (1925-1998) in which he talks about his parents' work as missionaries for the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) in French Indochina (now Vietnam) between 1924 and 1940; his own missionary training at Nyack Institute; his and his wife's work in Thailand among Cambodians from 1950 through 1980; and his work in the United States among Cambodian refugees. Other topics discussed include internment by the Japanese in December 1941; methods of...
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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former Kuomintang...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Merry Dalton Long (1925-2010) in which she describes her childhood; education at Wheaton College; marriage; missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and Brazil; the 1960 Congo Rebellion; raising and educating children on the mission field. Other topics discussed include: Long’s medical training as a nurse during WWII; impressions of Africa; medical care available on the mission field; observations about Congolese animism; missionary...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with 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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Scope and Contents Oral history 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...
Scope and Contents Oral historyinterviews with Clayton L. Berg, known as "Mike," former missionary, educator and president of Latin America Mission. Topics discussed include Berg's youth, family, conversion, education (including Wheaton Grad School), youth pastorate at Western Springs church, marriage and family, language training at Spanish Language Institute, Hogar Biblico, teaching and administration at the Latin America Biblical Seminary iin Costa Rica, administration of LAM's Education Division, training...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William Adam Stier (1912-2004), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Tanzania from 1938 to 1978. Topics covered in the two sessions include his youth and conversion, marriage, Bible school education, call to missions, his work with the Sakuma and Tuzu peoples, his ministry as a teacher of African pastors; the transition from mission to indigenous church control in Tanzania, the policies and personnel of AIM, Emil Sywulka, political changes in Tanzania, polygamy...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Francis Sunderaraj in which he describes committing his life to Christ as a teenager in India; the development of his faith; the institutions and leadership of Evangelical Protestantism in India; Methodist churches in India and Malaysia; Sunderaraj's education at the Union Biblical Seminary in Yeotmal, India, Princeton Seminary, and Wheaton College; the development of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. The time period covered by the interviews is ca. 1942-1993....
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Barbara Lynn (Miner) Collins in which she describes her childhood; family's religious background; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development in college and young professional life; acceptance as a missionary by Africa Inland Mission (AIM); arrival on the mission field in Kenya; work among the Rendile and Kikuyu peoples; raising children on the mission field; development of women's program at Africa Inland Church Missionary College; work among women refugees in...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dr. Erwin Jephthah Cummins, Jr. (1918-1997), SIM International medical missionary to Nigeria from 1952 to 1983. Topics discussed include Cummins's Christian background and education; early medical training and practice in Chicago, involvement in Christian Medical and Dental Society; transition to the mission field in Nigeria; medical work building and directing leprosaria in the Nigerian interior; indigenous church administration; Evangelical Church of West Africa...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Leonard Hendrik F. Sumule in which he describes his family, childhood in Indonesia, conversion and spiritual development, being a Christian in a predominantly Muslim nation, his experience at Wheaton College's Honey Rock Camp, comparison of Honey Rock with Christian camps in Indonesia, the 1995 revival at Wheaton College, his goals for ministry in Indonesia, involvement in youth ministry, camping and Christian education in the country, and education and church...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Catherine Elizabeth Jeter in which she discusses her childhood; conversion to Christianity through a neighborhood Bible club; education; marriage to Joseph Jeter; the start of their ministry (Have Christ Will Travel Ministries); work with inner-city children of Philadelphia and summer camp ministry in Nova Scotia, Canada; and the 1961 Billy Graham crusade in Philadelphia. Other topics discussed include: Jeter’s education at Philadelphia College of the Bible; Short...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, audio and videotapes, participants lists, schedules, financial records, evaluations, clippings of media coverage, etc., documenting the 1984 and 1986 Summits.The records of each of these meetings document not only the planning for the events and the actual proceedings, but also the network of Black Christian leaders thinking and planning together to address the needs of their own churches and communities, the role of the Black...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sharelle May Eland in which she describes her childhood growing up in Papua New Guinea where her parents were missionaries, her return to Australia and adjustment to life there, affinity for primitive culture, Christian life and spiritual development, desire to become a missionary, education to become a teacher and at Capernwray Bible Colleges in Great Britain and Germany, ministry among Australian young people and aborigines, missions to aborigines and their...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, audio and videotapes, participant lists, schedules, financial records, evaluations, clippings of media coverage, etc., documenting the 1988 event.The records document not only the planning for the Congress and actual proceedings, but also the network of Black Christian leaders working together to address the spiritual and social needs of their churches and communities, and the role of the Black church in evangelism and...
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Scope and Contents 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.
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 School,...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, lists and other materials mainly relating to a series of Protestant Evangelical international evangelism congresses which Taylor helped plan and organize between 1966 and 1974. There is also some material about his leadership in the World Evangelical Fellowship.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]The materials in this collection document Taylor...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dan Duvall Crawford in which he discusses his parents, Percy and Ruth (Duvall) Crawford; Percy Crawford’s evangelistic ministry at meetings, through radio and television programming; and the camps his father founded. Other topics discussed include Crawford’s experiences at Pine Brook Camp as a child; Pine Brook Praises and Young People’s Church of the Air; Percy Crawford’s relationship with Billy...
Scope and Contents 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.[Note:...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, notes, minutes, and manuscripts related to theologian and author Carl Henry, documenting his work with the Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, but which also touch on a few other aspects of his life, including his association with Wheaton College and with the magazine Christianity Today.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means...
Scope and Contents Financial records, correspondence, reports, committee memos, minutes, articles and newsletters related to the work of the Evangelical Committee on Latin America especially pertaining to its visits to and consultations with Latin and South American organizations. Also contains many advisory reports given to the Board of ECLA.
Scope and Contents Letters, articles, audio recordings, photographs, and other material collected by Kenneth Fleming relating to the death of five American missionaries in Ecuador in 1956, including his brother Peter Fleming. Other topics include the growth of the church among the Waorani people.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Series: Audio Tapes...
Scope and Contents Correspondence and photographs of Bert and Colleen Elliot, Plymouth Brethren missionaries to Peru from 1949 to 2012. Correspondence is by and large written by Colleen Elliot to her parents and sister. Topics covered include reflections on cultural and spiritual differences between the United States and Peru, the challenges of missionary life and language divides, interactions with missionaries from different denominations, medical work in rural areas, evangelism, and the spiritual development...
Scope and Contents Newsletters, oral history transcripts, manuscripts, correspondence, slides, photographs, audio recordings, and films relating to Jim Vaus’ youth ministry work in East Harlem, NY and later youth camp ministries in New York and California and internationally with the Missionary Communication Service. The collection also contains material on Jim Vaus’ work as a wiretapper for the Los Angeles mob prior to his conversion to Christianity at the 1949 Los Angeles Billy Graham Crusade, and the 1955 film...
Collection — Container: Books
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The CCCU collection at Wheaton College comprises an array of materials concerning the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities in general, with particular focus on the various activities the organization has undertaken over the years to encourage the development of faculty and administrators (primarily through meetings, conferences, etc.) or students (through the Council's various study programs). The collection contains items dating from the mid-70s up to the late 90s, though the vast...
Scope and Contents This collection contains engraved certificates for contributions, biography of missionary of Harriet Newell, historical sketch of mission work in Micronesia, Sunday school exercise on Africa (1917), letter from John and Margaret Miller (missionaries in India), Congregational Home Missionary Society 75th anniversary program booklet, and letter regarding 1848 ABCFM meeting in Boston.
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...
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents This collection serves as a sampling of evangelical Christian Sunday School curriculum throughout many of the decades of the twentieth century, particularly after the Fundamentalist and Evangelical divisions occured within Protestant Christian denominations in the United States.
- Subject: Christian education X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 134
- Special Collections, Buswell Library 5
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 55
- Graham, Billy, 26
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 22
- China Inland Mission. 18
- Moody Bible Institute. 17
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 14
- Islam 13
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 12
- Africa Inland Mission. 11
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 11
- Sudan Interior Mission. 11
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 10
- Moody Bible Institute 10
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 9
- Rader, Paul, 9
- Youth for Christ International. 9
- Crawford, Percy B. 8
- McIntire, Carl, 8
- Sunday, Billy, 8
- Wright, J. Elwin. 8
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 8
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 7
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 7
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 7
- National Association of Evangelicals. 7
- Perkins, John, 7
- World Council of Churches. 7
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 7
- Blanchard, Charles A. 6
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 6
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 6
- Straw, Darien A. 6
- Taylor, Clyde W. 6
- Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 5
- Africa Inland Church. 5
- Catholic Church 5
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 5
- Coggins, Wade T. 5
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 5
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 5
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 5
- Ironside, H. A. 5
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 5
- Jones, Bob, 5
- Kuhn, Isobel. 5
- Weary, Dolphus, 5
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 5
- Armerding, Hudson T. 4
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 4
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 4
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 4
- Davis, Ralph T. 4
- Dodds, Gilbert, 4
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 4
- Elliot, Jim, 4
- Frizen, E. L. 4
- Howard, David M. 4
- Latham, Lance Breton, 4
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 4
- LeBar, Lois E. 4
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 4
- Palau, Luis, 4
- Parker, Matthew, 4
- Pinebrook Bible Conference. 4
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 4
- Stam, John Cornelius, 4
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 4
- Trotman, Dawson E. 4
- Tucker, Lem. 4
- Word of Life, Inc. 4
- American Sunday-School Union. 3
- Anderson, Helen. 3
- Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
- Arctic Missions, Inc. 3
- Armstrong, Philip E. 3
- Assemblies of God. 3
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 3
- Awana Clubs International. 3
- Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
- Billy Graham Center. 3
- Coptic Church. 3
- Coray, Edward A. 3
- Cross, Haman. 3
- Crossett, Margaret E. 3
- Dain, Arthur John, 3
- Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 3
- Evangelical Fellowship of India. 3
- Evangelical Literature Overseas. 3
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 3
- Evans, Elizabeth, 3
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 3
- Fenton, Horace L. 3
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 3
- Gospel Missionary Union. 3
- Gospel Recordings, Inc. 3
- Hillis, Dick. 3
- Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
- Houghton, Frank, 3
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 3
- Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 3 ∧ less