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Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mary Majella Cagney in which she describes her childhood, family, spiritual development, conversion and Christian life, Irish Catholicism, education, interaction between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland, Irish Evangelicalism, charismatics, Evangelical agencies working in the country, women's role in church, Leanne Payne's Pastoral Care Ministries conferences, Wheaton College Graduate School, strengths and weaknesses of the Evangelical church in Ireland,...
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 Articles, audio tapes, booklets, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscript, newspaper clippings, outlines of lectures, photo albums, photographs, prayer letters, reports, research notes, scrapbooks, and travel brochures documenting the missionary service of Marguerite (Goodner) Owen and her husband Henry "Harry", missionaries to China with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship), 1933-1941, 1947-1951. Includes information on the Harry's work as OMF representative and...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mona Miller Joyce (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood and youth, conversion and spiritual development, call to missionary work, family, work in China with China Inland Mission, husband Raymond Joyce, the Communist period in China and CIM's expulsion from the country, co-workers Dr. Jessie McDonald and Mabel Soltau, Pentecostalism, relations among missionaries, her role as a woman missionary, outreach to Muslims, their work in the Persian Gulf with TEAM...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diary, and articles related to the ministry of Sarah Alice, missionary with China Inland Mission. The materials in the collection document her preparation and her evangelism activities in Shanxi Province, China, where she worked from 1896 until 1900, when she and her husband John were killed during the Boxer Rebellion.Her papers contain many descriptions of missionary work, the lives and testimonies of individual Christians and Chinese society and culture. Complete...
Scope and Contents One oral history interview, one videotape, one radio interview, one photograph, and prayer letters related to the ministry of Jacqueline Huggins, missionary and Bible translator with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Kagayanen people of the Philippines.The recordings, comprising the majority of the collection, consist of an oral history with Huggins (see detailed description which follows) and of the radio program Family Portraits segment hosted by...
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 Two oral history interviews with Dixie Chirwa, in which she describes growing up in Lesotho, her conversion to Christian faith and development in Christian life, training as a Campus Crusade for Christ staff worker, work with the Hospital Christian Fellowship, attendance at 1986 International Conference for Itinerant Evangelists (Amsterdam 86), work as a CCC staff member on the campuses of universities in Lesotho, education at Theological College of Central Africa, helping to train church...
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers of Raymond and Lillian Braun, missionaries with Baptist Mid-Missions in the Central African Republic between 1926 and 1972; also includes photographs, manuscripts, reports, etc., a few papers of Lillian's brother Paul Young, letters from fellow missionaries in Africa and a friend in India, and some material on missions in South America, particularly Ecuador, where Paul worked. Correspondence predominates, much of it describing the Brauns' everyday life and...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Alex Atempo Sackey-Ansah in which he describes his family, conversion and spiritual development, education, joining PioneersAfrica, distinctives and programs of the mission, his responsibilities, PioneersAfrica director Solomon Aryeetey, Church of Pentecost, the church in Ghana, missions in Africa, African missionaries, church planting philosophy and process, conflict resolution in Africa, American perceptions of Africa and the African church, establishing a...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Curitis Cole. Topics covered include: Cole’s family background, the development of his Christian faith, his experiences as a missionary kid in Ivory Coast in the 1970s, descriptions of the Christian community in Ivory Coast and the Ivory Coast Academy; Ivorian worship services; his education at Michigan State University, his business career in Denver and his ministry as a youth pastor there, his and his wife's call to missions, his work in Ecuador as an broadcaster...
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 Oral history interviews with Shura Facanha in which she discusses her family; family ministry and involvement at church; the Assemblies of God church in Ecuador; foreign missionaries in Ecuador; Operation Mobilization ships; translation work; growing in Christian life on board the OM Doulos; evangelistic work in Philippines, Papau New Guinea, Australia; attack in the Philippines; working in the former Yugoslavia; beginning home office in Ecuador; deliberating between career and missions;...
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 Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, reports and other materials relating to the Vergil Gerber's work as teacher, writer, and leader in church growth studies and Evangelical missions. The collection also contains information on Evangelical missions in the 1970s, especially in Latin America.*****Series 1: Audio TapesTape 1. (28 minutes)....
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, development and activities in church planting,...
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress 88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.
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.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]...
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,...
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...
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. The...
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, oral history interviews, correspondence, diary, photos, scrapbooks and other materials relating to the passengers, mainly American missionaries, who were aboard the ship ZamZam, sunk in the south Atlantic Ocean in 1941 by a German warship.
Materials describe the sinking, the subsequent experiences of the passengers as German prisoners, their later lives and reunions of the survivors and their families.
Materials describe the sinking, the subsequent experiences of the passengers as German prisoners, their later lives and reunions of the survivors and their families.
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 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...
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 ...
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.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder...
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...
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.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Arrangement: Alphabetically by folder title, titles in...
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...
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 70
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 32
- China Inland Mission. 25
- Moody Bible Institute. 24
- Graham, Billy, 22
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 22
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 16
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 16
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 12
- Sudan Interior Mission. 12
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 11
- Moody Bible Institute 11
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 11
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 11
- Islam 10
- Stam, John Cornelius, 10
- Sunday, Billy, 10
- Africa Inland Mission. 9
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 9
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 8
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 8
- Rader, Paul, 8
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 7
- Howard, David M. 7
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 7
- Youth for Christ International. 7
- Armerding, Hudson T. 6
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 6
- Elliot, Jim, 6
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 6
- Kuhn, Isobel. 6
- McIntire, Carl, 6
- Torrey, R. A. 6
- World Council of Churches. 6
- Africa Inland Church. 5
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 5
- Blanchard, Charles A. 5
- Catholic Church 5
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 5
- Jones, Bob, 5
- Kane, J. Herbert. 5
- National Association of Evangelicals. 5
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 5
- Perkins, John, 5
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 5
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 5
- Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 5
- Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 5
- Smith, Wilbur Moorehead, 5
- Straw, Darien A. 5
- Taylor, Clyde W. 5
- Taylor, James Hudson, 5
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 5
- Wright, J. Elwin. 5
- Asher, Virginia Healey, 4
- Biederwolf, William E. 4
- Bingham, Rowland V., 4
- Bright, Bill. 4
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 4
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 4
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 4
- Christianity Today, Inc. 4
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 4
- Crossett, Margaret E. 4
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 4
- Glasser, Arthur F. 4
- Houghton, Frank, 4
- Kuhn, John Becker. 4
- Latin America Mission. 4
- LeBar, Lois E. 4
- McGavran, Donald A. 4
- Mixter, Russell Lowell, 4
- National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 4
- Navigators. 4
- Ockenga, Harold John, 4
- Operation Mobilization. 4
- Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 4
- Schaeffer, Francis A. 4
- Smith, Oswald J. 4
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 4
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 3
- Anderson, Helen. 3
- Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
- Assemblies of God 3
- Bell, L. Nelson 3
- Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 3
- Carlson, Robert Dean. 3
- Central American Mission. 3
- Christian Service Brigade. 3
- Coggins, Wade T. 3
- Colson, Charles W. 3
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 3
- Crosby, Fanny, 3
- Crossett, Vincent L. 3
- Dain, Arthur John, 3
- Dallas Theological Seminary. 3
- Davis, Ralph T. 3
- Evangelical Fellowship of India. 3
- Ford, Leighton. 3
- Frame, Helen. 3 ∧ less