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Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.The contents of this collection to a small degree illustrate Mrs. Tenney's active participation as an officer in a number of...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, prayer letters, audio tapes, films, and other materials documenting the work of the Slavic Gospel Association. Records deal with the early career of Peter Deyneka Sr.; work of individual missionaries; long range planning for the mission; radio ministry; literature publication and distribution; and evangelism in Europe, North America and South America. Collection contains significant information about the church in eastern Europe. Most of the documents in the collection...
Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...
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...
Identifier: CN 311
Scope and Contents Water color paintings and oral history interviews with Charles J. Guth, relating to Guth’s missionary work in Africa with the Sudan Interior Mission. Topics covered by the interviews include: Guth’s education at Wheaton College, preparation for the mission field as a worker with Sudan Interior Mission, his life, work, and contacts as a missionary among the Koma and Maban people of the Sudan; the culture of these peoples; the effect of Sudan's independence on the church in the Sudan, linguistics...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church. Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Peter Simon Deyneka, Jr. (1931-2000) in which he describes his father, Peter Deyneka Sr; his own education at Wheaton College; and his early Christian work in Alaska, South America and Korea. Other topics discussed include: Deyneka's childhood in Chicago as the child of Russian immigrants, spiritual life on Wheaton College campus, decision to go into full-time ministry with the Slavic Gospel Association, working among the Aleut people in Alaska, refugee camps in...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with T. Michael Flowers (1920-2015) in which he describes growing up in the Bahamas, the influence on his life of W. H. Farrington, his conversion, his evangelistic work in the Bahamas, his education in Scotland, a brief description of Billy Graham in Scotland in 1946, and the beginning of his evangelistic work in the United States. The second interview covers Flowers' ministry in Canada, Whitfield and B. M. Nottage, the Plymouth Brethren church and its church planting,...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Scott Jeffrey Harbert in which he discusses his family, growing up, meeting his father as an adult, influences on his childhood and adolescence, contacts with Shintoism in Japan, problem with marijuana, conversion to Christianity and influence of Richard Foster, college education and participation in Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, work as a staff member at the IVCF headquarters, marriage to Barbara Gration, the development of Concerts of Prayer, short-term...
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 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 history interview and a manuscript translated by W. Arthur Saunders, relating to Saunder’s missionary service in China with China Inland Mission and Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1930 to 1987. The interview describes his childhood in England, emigration to New Zealand, training at the New Zealand Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, going to China in 1930, evangelistic work in south Gansu province, the work of Chinese evangelists, worship services in Gansu churches,...
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, correspondence, and a scrapbook relating to Mabel Easton Buyse’s missionary service with Africa Inland Mission among the Dungu and Bafuka people groups in Belgian Congo (later, Zaire) before her marriage and later service in Aru and Kasengu, Belgian Congo; Goli, Uganda; and Opari, Sudan. Buyse was involved with setting up, operating, and teaching in schools in each place she worked. The scrapbook deals with the 1941 sinking of the Zamzam, in which her brother-in-law,...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, questionnaires, reports, and other materials relating to spontaneous revivals on Wheaton College campus in the twentieth century. There are restrictions on some material in this collection. The collection primarily documents the March 1995 revival at the College, largely through oral history interviews conducted during or shortly after the event; also included are thirteen follow-up interviews conducted two years after the revival....
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and photographs relating to the ministry of Armin R. Gesswein in which he discusses his childhood as the son of a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod pastor, the characteristics of that denomination, his education, his conversion, the influence of Paul Rader upon him, his work at Concordia Seminary, his work with Walter Maier, his first pastorate and first experience of revival, his involvement in revival in Norway 1937-1938, friendship with Billy Graham, Charles Fuller, and...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Joseph C. Aldrich and Terry Dirks, leaders of International Renewal Ministries, in which they describe their personal backgrounds and the origins, purpose, and impact of the prayer summits for pastors sponsored by IRM. They also both talked about the revival on the campus of Multnomah Bible School that occurred on April 14, 1995. The time period covered by the interviews is 1940 to 1995.Terry Dirks and Joseph Aldrich were interviewed by Bob Shuster on...
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 much information about the planning and organizing of the campaign, with some material on the actual events of the campaign, the results and the...
- Subject: Prayer groups X
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 6
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 5
- Graham, Billy, 4
- Africa Inland Mission. 3
- China Inland Mission. 3
- Colson, Charles W. 3
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 3
- Rader, Paul, 3
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 2
- Bright, Bill. 2
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 2
- Dallas Theological Seminary. 2
- Deyneka, Peter, 1931- 2
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 2
- Hughes, Harold E. 2
- Moody Bible Institute. 2
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
- Multnomah School of the Bible (Portland, Ore.) 2
- National Association of Evangelicals. 2
- Nixon, Richard M. 2
- Ockenga, Harold John, 2
- Orr, J. Edwin 2
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
- PTL (Organization) 2
- Perkins, John, 2
- Pike, Kenneth Lee, 2
- Plymouth Brethren. 2
- Prison Fellowship. 2
- Redpath, Alan. 2
- Schaeffer, Francis A. 2
- Skinner, Tom, 2
- Slavic Gospel Association. 2
- Sudan Interior Mission. 2
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
- Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
- Adeney, David H. 1
- Africa Inland Church. 1
- Aldrich, Doris Coffin. 1
- Aldrich, Joseph C., 1
- Aldrich, William Maxwell. 1
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
- American Leprosy Missions. 1
- Anderson, Mark. 1
- Andrew, 1
- Appelman, Hyman Jedidiah, 1
- Armerding, Carl, 1
- Armerding, Hudson T. 1
- Armstrong, John H. 1
- Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) 1
- Ashcroft, John D. 1
- Bell, James F. 1
- Beougher, Timothy K. 1
- Berry, Helen E. 1
- Bingham, Rowland V., 1
- Blanchard, Charles A. 1
- Blanchard, Julia. 1
- Borden, William, 1
- Bowman, Robert H. 1
- Bright, Vonette Z. 1
- Bryant, David. 1
- Bush, George, 1
- Buyse, John. 1
- Buyse, Leonard. 1
- Buyse, Mabel. 1
- Cairns, Earle Edwin. 1
- Capra, Frank. 1
- Carlson, Frank. 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Central American Mission. 1
- Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
- Child Evangelism Fellowship. 1
- Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
- Chinese Christian Union Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
- Christianity Today, Inc. 1
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang 1
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
- Church of the Resurrection of Illinois. 1
- City Chapel (Seattle, Wash.) 1
- Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
- Coe, Douglas E. 1
- Coleman, Robert Emerson, 1
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
- Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
- Cornerstone College. 1
- Custer, Sadie. 1
- Dellenback, John R. 1
- Deyneka, Anita 1
- Dirks, Terry D. 1
- Dixon, A. C. 1
- Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
- Dorsett, Lyle W. 1
- Dorsett, Mary. 1
- Downing, Kenneth L., 1
- Eastern European Mission. 1
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. 1
- Elliot, Jim, 1
- Engel, Kevin W. 1 ∧ less