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Collection 256 Oral History Interviews with Malcolm and Helen Sawyer

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Identifier: CN 256
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Malcolm Maurice Sawyer (1919-2007) and with Helen Irvin Sawyer, in which the Sawyers discuss their childhood, education, and working for the Christian and Missionary Alliance in China, 1948-1950 and in Laos, 1950-1975. Mission activities in Laos include church planting, training of pastors, and medical assistance to the Khamu and Hmong peoples, language study, Vietnam, Thailand and Tibet, transfer to Laos, cultural differences, political situation in Vietnam,...

Collection 274 Records of Prison Fellowship Ministries

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Identifier: CN-274
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings and other documents describing the founding and development of Prison Fellowship.Among the subjects covered in the files are the part played in the organization by Charles Colson, the realities of prison ministry, the conditions of prisons in the United States, relations between organizations involved in prison ministries, the testimonies of inmates, and the relationship between PFM and its constituents.  Persons featured included...

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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Identifier: CN-302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of William...

Collection 309 Records of National Religious Broadcasters

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Identifier: CN-309
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, clippings, recordings and programs of conventions, photographs and other materials of the NRB, which served as a professional association for persons or organizations involved in Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasting.The collection documents the NRB's efforts to provide information on training for its members on a wide range of technical and broadcasting issues and is especially strong on Federal Communication Commission policies effecting...

Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

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Identifier: CN-362
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to VOCM's evangelistic ministry in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities.The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational and training program...

Collection 367 Papers of John Perkins

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Identifier: CN 367
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with John PerkinsInterview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its history,...

Collection 368 Oral History Interview with Vera Mae Perkins

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Identifier: CN 368
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vera Mae Buckley Perkins in which she discusses her family background, her education, the importance of her Christian faith, marriage to John Perkins, racial conditions in Mississippi and involvement in Civil Rights demonstration, and racial conditions in that state. Other topics discussed include her work as a migrant laborer and participation in Civil Rights protests that resulted in the integration of the school system in Mendenhall, Mississippi. The time period...

Collection 374 Oral History Interviews with Artis Fletcher

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Identifier: CN 374
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Artis Edwards Fletcher in which he discusses his childhood, education, and work as pastor of the Mendenhall Bible Church. Also discussed are John Perkins, Voice of Calvary Ministries, the black church in the United States, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interviews is 1944-1987.

Artis Fletcher was interviewed in by Paul Ericksen at office at the Mendenhall Bible Church, Mendenhall, MS on June 26, 1987.

Collection 375 Oral History Interview with Suzanne Griggins

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Identifier: CN-375
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Suzanne Elizabeth Griggins (T3-T4) in which she describes her work as a lawyer at the Mendenhall Ministries Law Office, including examples of cases. Other topics discussed include: Griggins’ conversion and spiritual growth; political, legal, educational, racial and social conditions in rural Mississippi; voter registration; pastor Artis Fletcher; the Ku Klux Klan; and the church's response to injustice. The collection also includes an orientation session (T1-T2) that...

Collection 382 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Freed

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Identifier: CN-382
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Ernest Freed (1918-1996) in which he describes the founding of Trans World Radio in 1952, the history of the development of its administrative policies and work from that time to 1981, and about the use of radio in missionary work. Other topics discussed include: Freed's childhood as the son of Christian and Missionary Alliance workers in Syria, his education in Jerusalem and at Wheaton College, the business he started to help pay his way through college during...

Collection 437 Oral History Interview with Dexter B. Gordon

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Identifier: CN-437
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dexter B. Gordon in which he describes growing up in Jamaica, his family, social conditions on the island, the role of Sunday school, in his life and the community, his conversion, spiritual mentor Amy Lord, his participation in sports, his and his parents involvement in politics, love for oratory and preaching, Jamaican worship, work in Youth for Christ, evangelism among young people, his work as an air-traffic controller, the role and influence of the church and...

Collection 459 Records of Fellowship Foundation

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Identifier: CN-459
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...

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 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.

Collection 628 Papers of Carl F. H. Henry

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Identifier: CN-628
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...

David O. Moberg Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-065
Scope and Contents The David Moberg papers are organized into five major manuscript series: Biographical, Correspondence, Activities, Media and Secondary Publications. The largest portion of the collection is found in the Activities series which is divided into sub-series that straddle personal biographical and non-teaching professional and teaching files. These include: Officer Candidate School, Minnesota Boys Town, American Scientific Affiliation, Committee on Social Agencies of Welfare, St. Paul Conference on...

Francis and Edith Schaeffer Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-062
Scope and Contents The Francis and Edith Schaeffer papers are organized into two major series, one for each individual. One sub-series that is found under each author is Book Manuscripts. Lectures is a sub-series under Francis Schaeffer, as is Media and Publications. Secondary Material is a third series in the collection.  The manuscripts sections of both major series contain the holographic and typescript versions of three books, Hidden Art, True Spirituality, and a book on Ecology. The lectures of Francis...

Jim Wallis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-109
Scope and Contents The Jim Wallis Papers are composed of book manuscripts, journal articles and book reviews by/about the author, correspondence, press clippings, photographs and audio cassettes (with transcripts). (see also Sojourners Records)

Mark A. Noll Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-116
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals (ISAE) Conference notes, book manuscripts, and articles. The ISAE Conference notes include information from conferences from the early 1980s through the early 1990s and include letters of correspondence, conference schedules, and papers written by conference participants. The books and manuscripts includes works written from as early as 1983 and into the early 1990s. Many include correspondence,...

Sojourners Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-023
Scope and Contents The Sojourners Collection contains the archival papers of the Christian social concern and community group known by that name.  Sojourners traces its origin to a group of seven students at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, (see Jim Wallis) who called for a new and rigorous application of Biblical ethics to American Culture.  Believing that the church was losing the current generation, they...

Wesley G. Pippert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-056
Scope and Contents The Wesley G. Pippert collection is composed of materials related to the life and work of this lay pastor, journalist/author, and professor. The collection is arranged in seven series--biographical information, publications, speeches/sermons, reporting research on projects, individuals and special collections, and secondary information about Pippert dating from 1950 to the present. The bulk of the material resides in the three reporting research series which include both research information...

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Graham, Billy, 2
Griggins, Suzanne. 2
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