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Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, personnel files, manuscripts, pamphlets, audits and other records which document the work of the mission, which provided support to priests who wished to leave the Roman Catholic Church. The mission also sponsored lectures, conferences and publications on perceived errors in Catholic theology and the influence of the Catholic Church in American society.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation...
Dates: Created: 1894-1984
Identifier: CN 460
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...
Dates: Created: 1992
Identifier: CN 464
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...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994
Identifier: CN 476
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Trent Sheppard in which he discusses the influence of his parents and the International Prayer Ministry, the development of his own Christian faith, the influence on him of Loren Cunningham, Corrie ten Boom, and J. Edwin Orr, among others; the purpose and methods of Youth with a Mission (YWAM); his activities in England with The Fellowship, a Christian community; and his hopes for a worldwide Christian renewal movement among young people. The time period covered by...
Dates: Created: 2002
Identifier: CN 488
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, letters, newspaper clipping, a booklet and other materials, relating mainly to John E. Phillips' work as a missionary with the Sudan Interior Mission among the Kambatta people of Ethiopia (1932-1937) and among the Dinka people of Sudan (1938-1949). There is also some information on his involvement in other ministries, such as Ambassadors for Christ and the Allentown Rescue Mission.
Dates: Created: 1926-2003
Identifier: CN 508
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...
Dates: Created: 1995
Identifier: CN 509
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Evelyn Mildred Camp (1915-1999), missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1944 to 1961. Topics discussed include Camp's experience as a child of missionaries, her missionary work in schools for boys and girls at Oicha and Blukwa AIM stations, her family's economic hardships, furloughs, the social life of missionary children, education at Rethy Academy, call to missionary work, training at Columbia...
Dates: Created: 1995
Identifier: CN 510
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Erik Stanley Barnett (1910-2006) in which he describes his childhood in Kenya as the son of missionary parents; his own work in that country as pastor, church planter, educator and administrator with Africa Inland Mission (AIM); the internal developments of AIM and of the Africa Inland Church in Kenya during the twentieth century. Other topics discussed include: his parents’ missionary service in Kenya among the Maasai people; changes in AIM missionary training over...
Dates: Created: 1995
Identifier: CN 515
Scope and Contents This collection contains an oral history interview with Ernest "Ernie" Wilson in which he describes his parents, his childhood in Panama, the evangelistic work of his father, his conversion as a young man, the experience of preaching, and his education at the Philadelphia Bible Institute and the Reformed Episcopal Seminary. Rev. Wilson was interviewed by Bob Shuster on March 22, 1995, at Wilson’s home in Philadelphia. The events described in the interview cover the time period 1911-1995....
Dates: Created: 1947-1995
Identifier: CN 517
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...
Dates: Created: 1995-1997
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Duarte-Gomez, a Chilean staffworker with Grupo Biblico Universitario de Chile (GBU, InterVarsity sister movement). Duarte describes her childhood and youth, education, religious background, conversion and spiritual development, the church in Chile, training with Youth With A Mission (YWAM), ministry among students, GBU and its connection to International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), the country's political climate and its impact on the church,...
Dates: Created: 1961-1995
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jarbas Da Silva in which he discusses his childhood in San Paulo, Brazil; conversion to Christianity; Baptist Bible College; Russell Shedd; joining the Africa Inland Mission as a missionary to Mozambique; strengths and weaknesses of the church in Brazil; first impressions of Mozambique; the development of Sofala Bible Institute Beira City, Mozambique; strengths and weaknesses of the church in Mozambique; aftermath of the civil war; his perspective on the need for...
Dates: Created: 1958-1994
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...
Dates: Created: 1945-1996
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jose Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez, in which he describes his family, childhood in Spain, Protestant Evangelicalism in a predominantly Catholic country, his conversion and spiritual development, training for ministry, work with Decisión, theological education by extension in Spain, American missionaries and their impact in Spain, attempts to unify Spanish Protestants, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Global Mission (of which he was the director in Madrid), his...
Dates: Created: 1957-1995
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Valeria Borisovna Sorokina, in which she describes her childhood in Russia, her conversion to Christianity while a university student, the work of Campus Crusade for Christ and Mission Europe in Russia, the Mission Volga project, and her time as a graduate student at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interview is 1971-1996.Valeria Sorokina was interviewed by Bob Shuster on November 18, 1996 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton...
Dates: Created: 1971-1996
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lawrence Temfwe in which he discusses his childhood and early manhood in Zambia, his prison term, conversion while in prison, and first steps in his Christian life, his education at the Theological College of Central Africa, his work with Prison Fellowship, the development and programs of Prison Fellowship in Zambia, his participation in the Billy Graham Association's Mission World, impressions of John Stott and Charles Colson, work as a Christian newspaper...
Dates: Created: 1955-1997
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...
Dates: Created: 1997
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rev. Willie Richardson in which he describes his childhood in South Carolina and Pennsylvania, conversion and call to ministry, education at the Philadelphia School of the Bible, founding the Christian Stronghold Baptist Church in Philadelphia; the importance of developing training programs on evangelism, preaching, and family dynamics; the condition of the African American Evangelical community in the city; relations between black and white ministries and churches;...
Dates: Created: 1998
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Lloyd C. Blue, in which he describes the turmoil in his early history, alcoholism, racial attitudes, military service, conversion, attending Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Los Angeles, E.V. Hill, working with Campus Crusade, impact of Bill Bright’s “Being Filled With the Holy Spirit” sermon, developing church-based program to disciple men, pastoral work, philosophy of evangelism/discipleship, discipling pastors, E.K. Bailey, Church Growth Unlimited to develop pastors,...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Charles Conrad Kay in which he describes his family background, interest in music, conversion at the age of 24, first steps in the Christian faith, his early ministry in Europe on a short-term program with Greater Europe Mission, marriage, education at Moody Bible Institute, ministry at Cook County Jail, joining the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), raising support, and the Kays’ first term as missionaries in France from 1994 to 1999. The events described in the...
Dates: Created: 1977-1998
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photograph, videos related to the ministry of Reverend Felix Erondu, Nigerian evangelist and founder of Traveling Light Ministries.Series: Oral History InterviewsTwo oral history interviews with Felix Erondu, in which he decribes his family background in Aba, Nigeria; upbringing in the Anglican church; education; training as a teacher; participation in the Biafran civil war; work as a teacher and principal; committing...
Dates: Created: 1995, 1999
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with P. Paul Snezek, in which he describes his time as a student at the King's College in Briarcliff, New York, his memories of evangelist Percy Crawford, and his experiences singing as part of the ensemble on Crawford's television program, Youth on the March. The time period covered by the interview is 1956-1960.Paul Snezek was interviewed by Bob Shuster on January 12, 2000 in Snezek’s office in Buswell Library on the campus of...
Dates: Created: 1956-1960
Identifier: CN 569
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donna Sue Wasson, a missionary of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) working in Taiwan starting in 1985. Topics discussed include her childhood and early spiritual seeking, conversion while in college, membership in Moody Church in Chicago and education at Moody Bible Institute, acceptance as a missionary by Overseas Missionary Fellowship, orientation in Singapore, her evangelistic ministry in Taiwan among factory workers, including teaching English classes;...
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.
Dates: Created: 1964-1994
Identifier: CN 576
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Attawia. Topics discussed include his family background and childhood in Sierra Leone, his spiritual seeking as a teenager, conversion through the ministry of the Christians in Action Mission; his involvement in various positions of leadership in the Christians in Action church in the country, including National Superintendent; the civil war in Sierra Leone and its impact on the church; the Evangelical churches in the country in 2002, his attendance at...
Identifier: CN 581
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stoyka Todorova Krasteva-Meyer, in which she describes her childhood in Bulgaria, the Communist culture in that country, her conversion to Christianity, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's work in the country, the beginnings of a an indigenous campus ministry in the country, her attendance at International Fellowship of Evangelical Leaders conferences in Germany, Korea and Bulgaria; impressions of evangelical leaders, such as Samuel Escobar and John Stott; and a...
Identifier: CN 582
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Michael A. Cassidy, South African evangelist and founder of African Enterprise, in which he describes his family background and childhood in Basutoland, apartheid, his friendship with Patrick Baker Duncan, the development of his faith and prayer life, leading up to his conversion while attending Cambridge University; the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate College Union (CICCU); comparison of his education at Cambridge and Fuller Theological Seminary; the influence on his...
Dates: Created: 2002
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,...
Dates: Created: 1969-2001
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"]...
Dates: Created: 1940-2006
Identifier: CN 617
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Soong-Chan Rah in which he describes his family background, experiences as an immigrant to the United States in the early 1970s from South Korea, his spiritual development, experiences as a church-planter, and ministry with IVCF. Topics discussed include: parents’ influence; spiritual development; immigration to the United States at the age of six; conversion experience and church background; education at Columbia University; involvement in InterVarsity Christian...
Identifier: CN 620
Scope and Contents An oral history interview with Lynfred T. Charter (1921-2009) in which he describes his childhood, parents, conversion, baptism in the Spirit and speaking in tongues, early days in the Foursquare Church, activities of LIFE Bible College, impression of Aimee Semple McPherson and her work in Los Angeles, Angelus Temple, evangelistic tour of the Far East, changes in the Foursquare Church during his lifetime, and Rolf Mc Pherson. The time period covered by the interview is 1921 to 1987....
Dates: Created: 2005
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sid Couchey in which he decsribes his conversion to Christianity; his experience as a cartoonist; his participation in the 1957 New York City Crusade, including the preparation; artwork he created for the crusade; counseling; and the aftermath. Ruth Couchey, his wife, also makes brief comments about her experiences during the crusade. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929-1957.Mr. Couchey was interviewed by Bob Shuster on October 11, 2005, at...
Dates: Created: 1929-1957
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 Bob...
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.
Dates: Created: 1941-2006
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.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 1-5" means “Box 1, Folder 5"]Series: Paper RecordsArrangement: Alphabetical...
Dates: Created: 1903-1980
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...
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...
Dates: Created: 1973-1997
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...
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
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
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Cedar about his upbringing as the son of a Presbyterian minister, his conversion at a Youth for Christ rally, his call to ministry at a young age, his work as a summer evanelist in Pennsylvania, his education at Northern State College in South Dakota, and his first pastorate during which he started a YFC club. Events described in the interview cover the time period 1938-1960.Paul Cedar was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on June 9, 2011 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1938-1960
Identifier: CN 688
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and articles by Paul Borthwick, a minister, and leader in the Short-Term Mission (STM) and in development ministry. In the interview Borthwick discusses his childhood in Massachusetts, involvement with Grace Chapel, his conversion and growth in Christian faith, his own early involvement with the Short Term Missions movement (STM), the development of STM in the United States and other countries; evaluation of the movement. The collection also contains dozens of articles...
Dates: 1980-2015; Majority of material found in 1980-2012
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...
Dates: Created: 1950-2001
- Subject: Conversion -- Personal narratives X
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 9
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 6
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 6
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 5
- Catholic Church 4
- Graham, Billy, 4
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 4
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 3
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 3
- Moody Bible Institute. 3
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 3
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 3
- Stott, John R. W. 3
- Africa Inland Church. 2
- Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) 2
- Barnett, Albert E. 2
- Barnett, Elma. 2
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
- Colson, Charles W. 2
- Crawford, Percy B. 2
- Dorsett, Lyle W. 2
- Evangelical Free Church of America 2
- Frame, Raymond William. 2
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 2
- Glasser, Arthur F. 2
- Graham, Billy 2
- Graham, Franklin 2
- Houghton, Will H. 2
- Islam 2
- Maier, Walter Arthur, 2
- Moody Bible Institute 2
- Ockenga, Harold John, 2
- Orthodox Eastern Church, Russian. 2
- Parker, Matthew, 2
- Promise Keepers (Organization) 2
- Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 2
- SIM (Organization) 2
- Torrey, Edith C. 2
- Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. 2
- Trotman, Dawson E. 2
- Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
- Africa Inland Church Missionary College (Eldoret, Kenya) 1
- Africa Inland Mission 1
- Africa Inland Mission (AIM). 1
- Africa Inland Mission. 1
- African Enterprise 1
- Allentown Rescue Mission and Home Association. 1
- Ambassadors for Christ. 1
- Amin, Idi, 1
- Anderson, Dick. 1
- Anderson, Eleanor, 1
- Anderson, Mark. 1
- Angelus Temple (Calif.) 1
- Anoor Sanatorium (Mafraq, Jordan) 1
- Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, Ky.) 1
- Ashcroft, John D. 1
- Asia-South Pacific Congress on Evangelism 1
- Assemblies of God. 1
- Association of Evangelicals in Africa. 1
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
- Atkinson, Basil Ferris Campbell 1
- Attawia, Raymond 1
- BGEA: Cambridge and Oxford Missions (1955) 1
- Bailey, E. K 1
- Bailey, E. K. 1
- Bangura, Zainab 1
- Barnett, Emily. 1
- Barnett, Erik S. 1
- Barnett, Margaret. 1
- Barnett, Ted W. 1
- Barnhouse, Donald Grey, 1
- Barrows, Cliff 1
- Barrows, Cliff. 1
- Beam, Mary S. 1
- Becker, Carl K. 1
- Becker, Carl K. Jr. (Dr). 1
- Beecher, Leonard James. 1
- Bible Christian Union 1
- Bible Memory Association (BMA) 1
- Biblical Seminary in New York. 1
- Big November Crusade Ministries. 1
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Asspciation. 1
- Billy Graham Training Center (Asheville, N.C.) 1
- Bingham, Rowland V., 1
- Birech, Ezekiel. 1
- Blake, John, 1
- Blanchard, Charles A. 1
- Blue, Lloyd C. 1
- Borthwick, Paul , 1954- 1
- Brand, Owen. 1
- Brethren in Christ Church 1
- Bright, Bill. 1
- Bromiley, Geoffrey William. 1
- Brooks, Roe, 1928- 1
- Buswell, James Oliver, 1
- Buyse, Daphne. 1
- Buyse, Leonard. 1
- Byrd, Harry Flood, 1
- Camp Champion 1 ∧ less