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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

Collection 627 Papers of Harold E. Renfrow

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Identifier: CN 627
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, forms, minutes, memos, budgets, incorporation papers relating to Harold E. Renfrow's work as executive secretary of the 1974 Cruzada Evangelística Billy Graham Grande-Rio, held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Arrangement: Alphabetical by title. The titles of all of...
Dates: Created: 1972-1979

Collection 630 Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 630
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Arthur Malcom Barnett, in which he describes his parents’ work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) among the Maasai people in Kenya, the development of Christianity in East Africa; traditional Maasai culture, his experiences aboard the Zamzam in 1941, and different aspects of medical missions. Other topics discussed include different AIM missionaries, including the Stauffachers, Davises, and Collins; the effect of World War II, leprosy treatment...
Dates: 2006

Collection 632 Papers of William H. Nowack

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Identifier: CN 632
Scope and Contents

Prayer letters, publications, sermons notes of Nowack documenting William H. Nowack’s work as an independent Christian missionary in the United States (Tennessee) and China (Honan) over a period of four decades.

Dates: Created: 1903-1980

Collection 634 Papers of Theodore B. Wallin

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Identifier: CN 634
Scope and Contents Paper records relating to the missionary work of Theodore B. Wallin in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) from 1927-1936 with the Evangelical Free Church of America. Documents include unpublished dictionaries, word lists, and manuscripts about the culture of the Ngbaka people of the Congo; translations of portions of the New Testament in Ngbaka, and autobiographical notes. Materials in the collection reflect the research Wallin did in preparation for Bible translation into...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

Collection 635 Oral History Interviews with Theodore W. Mole

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Identifier: CN 635
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mole, a missionary and church planter with CB International and Interact Ministries in the Ukraine and Siberia. Topics covered in the interview include the development of his faith in college, involvement with InterVarsity; work as an engineer with DuPont; study at Denver Theological Seminary; churching planting among Russian immigrants in Denver; teaching missions at Donetsk Christian University in Ukraine; Svet Evanglia, a Ukrainian mission agency; working in...
Dates: 2007-2008

Collection 637 - Donn G. Ziebell Papers

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Identifier: CN-637
Brief Description Oral history interviews, correspondence, reports, e-mails, memos, budgets, strategic plans, audio and video recordings, and photographs relating to activities of Ziebell, a retired American businessman, as a senior executive at Slavic Gospel Association and other ministries. The material in the collection documents the work of SGA in the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and other countries; the reorganization of SGA in the late 1980s and early 1990s; Christianity in Russia during the same time...
Dates: 1981-2008

Collection 640 Records of International Fellowship of Evangelical Students

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Identifier: CN 640
Brief Description Predominantly correspondence and reports of the international Evangelical organization, most extensively between 1971 and 1998. IFES aims to provide staff leadership and coordinate with national staff of member movements to: witness, train and disciple students on university campuses, where student-led evangelism will have an impact on those institutions, churches, and society. The records document in detail the activities and influence of the global IFES student movement at both country and...
Dates: 1934-2000

Collection 641 Oral History Interviews with David Kirwa Tarus

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Identifier: CN 641
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Kirwa Tarus, a Kenyan pastor and theologian. Tarus describes the ministry of his parents; growing up in Kenya; his conversion; spiritual development; Scott Theological College; the Africa Inland Church in Kenya; Scott’s satellite campus in Eldoret; the general condition of Christianity in Kenya; his impressions of the United States and Wheaton Graduate School; the 2008 election of Barak Obama. The interview covers the time period 1979-2008.David...
Dates: 2008

Collection 642 Oral History Interviews with Susan Nivens

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Identifier: CN 642
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Susan Nivens, in which she discusses her childhood in Michigan, development of her Christian faith, education at Bethany Bible College, joining the Summer Institute of Linguistics/Wycliffe Bible Translators, the relationship between the two; her marriage; work in Indonesia among the Tarangan people; raising a family in the field; the processes of Bible translation; Indonesian village life; Muslim/Christian relations; experiences during a jihad, helping to create...
Dates: 2009

Collection 646 Records of the Evangelical Committee on Latin America (ECLA)

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Identifier: CN 646
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.

Dates: Created: 1966-1976

Collection 647 Oral History Interview with Loren D. Cunningham

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Identifier: CN 647
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Loren D. Cunningham, in which he describes his early life, family and influence of his mother and evangelist father, the Assemblies of God church and evangelistic mission, role of prayer in their family, other influences on his spiritual life, accounts of growing in his faith and learning to hear God speaking, call to worldwide mission as a young teenager, education, early mission trips, moving beyond Assemblies of God circles, meeting his wife Darlene, dream to...
Dates: Created: 2009

Collection 649 Records of SIM International

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Identifier: CN 649
Scope and Contents Microfilm of official documents, publications, and private papers relating to the work of the Sudan Interior Mission in  Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sudan, Benin, Niger, Upper Volta, and Ivory Coast.  This collection consist of a copy negative of microfilm of the records of Sudan Interior Mission. The film was given to the BGC Archives by the SIM International Archives to make these resources for the history of the church in Africa more widely available. The documents are solely from Sudan Interior...
Dates: Created: 1887-1987

Collection 650 Records of Say Yes, Chicago

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Identifier: CN 650
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings, lists, financial records, questionnaires and training videos other materials of the Say Yes Chicago committee, a group of Protestant Christian leaders that incorporated to sponsor Say Yes Chicago, a 1996 city-wide evangelistic effort led by evangelist Luis Palau. These files contain significant information about the planning and organizing of the campaign, with some material on the actual events of the campaign, the results, and the...
Dates: Created: 1973-1997

Collection 651 Oral History Interviews with Mary J. Hawthorne

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Identifier: CN 651
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mary J. Hawthorne in which she describes her experiences working in community development, education, evangelism, and medical missions among the Quechua people in Bolivia with SIM International for over 20 years, beginning in 1989. Topics discussed include her family background and spiritual development; education at Wheaton College; impressions of various mission agencies; including SIM, Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and the Moravians; challenges of...
Dates: 2009-2010

Collection 653 Ephemera of Ruth Paxson

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Identifier: CN 653
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, photograph and pamphlets related to Ruth Paxson’s work as a missionary in China, Europe and the United States and career as an author of pamphlets and books on the Christian life.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means "Box 2, Folder 5"]Series: PhotographsThe following items are located in the ...
Dates: Created: 1908-1958

Collection 656 Oral History Interviews with Cynthia L. Judge

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Identifier: CN 656
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Cynthia L. Judge, a volunteer leader in the Short-Term Missions movement (STM). Topics discussed: Judge’s childhood in Rockford, Illinois; development of her Christian faith; attendance at Moody Bible Institute; Chicago in 1968 after the assassination of Martin Luther King; work as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ in Tennessee and West Virginia; marriage to James Judge; short-term mission trips to Ecuador and Kenya; Africa Inland Mission and Africa...
Dates: 2010

Collection 658 Papers of Samuel D. Faircloth

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Identifier: CN 658
Scope and Contents

Prayer letters and an oral history interviews which document Samuel Douglas Faircloth’s childhood, conversion, education at Wheaton College and elsewhere, and his work as a United States Army chaplain in Italy immediately after World War II, as a church planter in Portugal, and a seminary professor at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands.

Dates: Created: 1949-2011

Collection 659 Papers of Roy W. Gustafson

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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...
Dates: Created: 1908-2002

Collection 662: Oral History Interviews with Marcus Figueiredo

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Identifier: CN 662
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews of Brazilian minister and missionary Marcus Figueiredo. Topics covered included his family background; membership in a spiritualist church, conversion; education at Seminario Biblico Palavra da Vida (Word of Life Seminary); his battle with cancer; pastoral duties at the Igreja Presbiteriana 12 de Agosto (August 12 Presbyterian Church); Evangelicalism in Brazil; Pioneer Missions; mission work in Kyrgyzstan as a teacher of English; Muslim attitudes towards Jesus; the...
Dates: 2011

Collection 666 Papers of Arvilla E. Garner

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Identifier: CN 666
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, prayer letters, sermon transcripts, and photographs relating to the career of Arvilla E. Garner, personal secretary to H. A. Ironside. Correspondence and photographs in this collection is from Helen Mae Doderlein, a friend of Garner and a missionary with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Also includes transcripts of sermons by Ironside, preached at The Moody Church of Chicago.

Dates: Created: 1922-1940, undated

Collection 667 Oral History Interviews with Johanna Defoy

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Identifier: CN 667
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Johanna Defoy (1981- ), French missionary and church planter working in France from 2009 to 2011. Topics discussed include Defoy’s early life in France, parents, spiritual interest, conversion and growing faith, evangelism experiences, church involvement, professional experience, influence of a woman missionary, Christian university group and outreach, Groupes Bibliques Universitaires or GBU Christian university group (International Fellowship of Evangelical...
Dates: 2011

Collection 669 Oral History Interviews with Samuel Boateng

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Identifier: CN 669
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with Samuel Boateng in which he describes his family and growing up in an impoverished part of Accra, Ghana; journey to faith as a Christian; personal witness and devotional practices; starting a youth group in his Pentecostal church; education in Ghana, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States; leadership in Ghana Fellowship of Evangelical Students at the University of Cape Coast; church planting ministry, influential mentors including Gottfried and...
Dates: 2013

Collection 670 Papers of Kathryn Deering

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Identifier: CN 670
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, newsletters, photos, digital copies of journals, and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Elisabeth Elliot as they were gathered by Kathryn Deering, employee of Servant Publications who edited Elliot’s newsletter and several of her books.

Dates: Created: 1979-2012

Collection 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen.

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Identifier: CN 672
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeanne Bourland Blumhagen in which she describes her family background; effects of the Great Depression; conversion and spiritual development; education at Whitworth University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois; World War II; medical missionary service in Afghanistan with the American Embassy in Kabul, Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship (BMMF), Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and later Interserve, and serving on the Wheaton College Board...
Dates: 2013-2017

Collection 677 Papers of Beatrice Sutherland

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Identifier: CN 677
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection include correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, photographs, and a church directory relating to the ministry of Beatrice Sutherland, a missionary to China with the China Inland Mission beginning in 1938 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The materials also span her later activities as a Christian worker living in California after her retirement from full-time missionary service in 1976.

Dates: Created: 1938-2006

Collection 678 Oral History Interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox

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Identifier: CN 678
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox (1921-2019), missionary in China from 1947-1951 and Northern Thailand 1953-1973 with China Inland Mission (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Topics discussed include Cox's childhood experiences and early faith in the Church of the Brethren; call to missionary work; education at Columbia Bible College and Wheaton College; teaching Bible in Virginia public schools; attending Missionary Medical Institute and Wycliffe’s Summer Institute of...
Dates: 2014

Collection 679: Oral History Interviews with John and Virginia Casto

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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...
Dates: 2015-2016

Collection 680 Papers of the Almond Family

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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

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Evangelistic work. 325
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Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 194
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Women missionaries. 133
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Missionaries -- Training of. 130
Women -- Religious life. 127
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Church and state. 117
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Children of missionaries. 109
Christian education. 107
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Language in missionary work. 107
Missions -- China. 104
Evangelicalism. 100
Christianity and culture. 99
Missions -- Educational work. 97
Bible. 91
Church and social problems. 82
Missions, Medical. 78
Catholic Church. 75
Evangelistic work -- China. 75
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 75
Christian leadership. 72
Family. 71
Communism. 68
Medical care 67
Evangelicalism -- United States. 66
Missions -- Finance. 66
Tribes. 65
Religious institutions. 64
World War, 1939-1945. 63
China -- History. 62
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 60
Persecution. 56
Sex role. 56
Education 55
Pentecostalism. 54
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 52
Animism. 51
Christian literature. 51
Communism -- China. 51
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches. 50
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 50
Radio in religion. 48
Church development, New. 47
City missions. 46
Missions -- India. 45
Missions to Muslims. 45
African Americans. 44
Missions -- Africa. 44
Rural missions. 44
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 43
Fund raising. 43
Church growth. 42
Conversion -- Personal narratives. 42
Prayer. 42
Worship. 42
Bible colleges 41
Mass media in religion. 40
Missions -- Congresses. 40
Bible -- Translating. 39
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 39
Muslims. 39
Evangelistic work -- Congresses 38
College students. 37
Bible -- Study and teaching. 36
College students in missionary work. 36
Culture shock. 36
Fundamentalism. 36
Interdenominational cooperation. 35
Children. 34
Church and social problems -- United States. 34
Great Britain 34
Missions -- Study and teaching. 34
Radio in missionary work. 34
China. 33
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 33
Missionaries' spouses. 33
Presbyterians. 33
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 32
Church work with youth. 32
Intercultural communication. 32
Organizational change. 32
Cities and towns. 31
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. 31
Marriage. 31
Racism. 31
Revivals. 31
Theological seminaries. 31
Theology 31
Church work with women. 30
Boarding schools. 29
Church work with students. 29
Missionaries, Resignation of. 29
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 147
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 73
China Inland Mission. 51
Moody Bible Institute. 49
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OMF International. 40
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 37
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 35
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 30
Zhongguo guo min dang. 28
Youth for Christ International. 26
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 23
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 22
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 22
Sudan Interior Mission. 21
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 21
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 20
Campus Crusade for Christ. 19
Africa Inland Church. 18
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 18
World Evangelical Fellowship. 18
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 17
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 17
Latin America Mission. 17
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 17
Assemblies of God. 16
Catholic Church. 16
Howard, David M. 16
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 16
Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. 16
Armerding, Hudson T. 15
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 15
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 15
National Association of Evangelicals. 15
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 15
Taylor, Clyde W. (Clyde Willis), 1904-1988. 15
World Council of Churches. 15
Padilla, C. René. 14
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 14
Bright, Bill. 13
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 13
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 13
Perkins, John, 1930- 13
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 13
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 12
Dain, Arthur John, 1912- 12
Ironside, H. A. (Henry Allan), 1876-1951. 12
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 12
Jones, Clarence W. 12
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 11
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 11
Elliot, Elisabeth. 11
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 11
Ford, Leighton. 11
Hurlburt, Charles E. 11
McCully, Theodore Edward, 1927-1956. 11
Mission Aviation Fellowship. 11
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 11
Saint, Nathaniel, 1923-1956. 11
Skinner, Tom, 1942- 11
Troutman, Charles Henry, 1914- 11
Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School. 11
Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.) 10
Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990. 10
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Palau, Luis, 1934- 10
Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955. 10
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. 10
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 10
World Vision International. 10
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 9
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 9
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 9
Coggins, Wade T. 9
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 9
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 9
Frizen, E. L. 9
Fuller Theological Seminary. 9
Graham, Ruth Bell. 9
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 9
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 9
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 9
Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 9
Smith, Oswald J. 9
Straw, Darien A. 9
Winter, Ralph D. 9
Wright, J. Elwin. 9
Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-1996. 9
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 8
Church of England. 8
Davis, Ralph T. 8
Escobar, Samuel E., 1934- 8
Far East Broadcasting Company. 8
Kuhn, John Becker. 8
Little, Paul E. 8
Navigators (Religious organization) 8
Norton, Hugo Wilbert. 8
Operation Mobilisation. 8
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