1924 — Eric and Lucile Booth-Clibborn and daughter, Phyllis—one of the first missionary families in Burkina Faso. Two weeks after their arrival, Eric died of dysentery and malaria.
1930s — Missionary Beulah Buchwalter (third from left) at a building site for a new church in Ghana.
1931 — An early Assemblies of God church in Sierra Leone.
1938 — AG General Secretary J. Roswell Flower (back row, left) and missionary Joseph Nilsen (back row, right) with Pygmies in Gombari, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1938 — Missionaries gathered at Tamale, Ghana. Left to right: Lloyd and Margaret Shirer, Homer and Thelma Goodwin and son, Elmer and Irene Schwalbe and son, Roy and Pauline Davidson, Beulah Buchwalter, and Florence Blossom.
1938 — Missionary Roy Davidson demonstrating one form of local transportation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1940 — Missionary J.W. Nilsen loads his vehicle for a river crossing in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1941 — Missionaries Everett and Dorothy Phillips and their son, Don, with the AG Mission vehicle in Nigeria.
1950 — Missionary H.B. Garlock stops for lunch in the Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1950 — Left to right: Missionaries Edgar and Mabel Pettenger and H.B. Garlock at the entrance of one of 80 mines in South Africa where the AG ministered.
1950 — Missionary Pearl Johnson singing at a prison service in Ghana.
1951 — Missionary H.B. Garlock riding a camel in Timbuktu, Mali.
1954 — Baptismal service in South Africa.
1955 — Missionaries Ken Godbey (left) and Ralph Cimino (right) head to a village church in Nigeria.
1955 — Kitchen crew at a Bible school in South Africa.
1958 — Missionary Ebba Nilsen weighs a baby at a health clinic in Betongwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1958 — Missionaries traveling a typical bush trail in Benin.
1959 — Missionary Bill Lasley (left) prepares to hold the first baptismal service in Tambocounda, Senegal.
1959 — Missionary Florence Steidel with Liberian dignitaries at New Hope Clinic, a home for lepers in Newaka, Liberia.
1959 — Missionary Wesley Hurst awarding diplomas at a Bible school graduation in Tanzania.
1959 — Missionary Hilda Olson (right) and a national believer prepare to distribute literature at a bus terminal
1960 — Missionary Harold Jones, director of the AG publishing house and bookstore in Burkina Faso.
1961 — Missionary Morris Williams (inside truck) prepares to take Bible school students to an outstation work.
1961 — Gathering for a church dedication in Arusha, Tanzania.
1961 — Young believers training to teach Sunday School in Togo.
1962 — Evangelizing by bicycle in Togo.
1963 — Gathering for a crusade in South Africa.
1964 — Missionary J.W. Tucker leaving for his fifth and final term in the Congo. Tucker was killed by Congolese rebels in 1964.
1965 — Gathering for a tent service in Lesotho.
1965 — Waiting for a church service to begin in Tanzania.
1965 — Missionary Katherine Zents (right) explains the use of Sunday School materials to believers in
1966 — Missionary Vernon Pettenger with a Speed the Light car in South Africa.
1966 — Missionary Talmadge Butler conducts a service in the bush country of Senegal.
1967 — Missionary Martha Pettenger (second row, left) with a national pastor and a group of Missionettes in South Africa. Daughters Dawn (front row, left) and Glenda (front row, second from right) were part of the group. Glenda Pettenger Evans now serves as a missionary to Africa.
1968 — Missionary Del Kingsriter teaching at a Bible school in Malawi.
1970 — A worship service in Limba, Sierra Leone.
1970s — Missionary Peggy Anderson (fourth from left) with Women’s Ministries leaders in Lesotho.
1970 — People gathered for a crusade in Zimbabwe.
1971 — Crusade service in Nigeria.
1971 — Missionary Angeline Tucker is honored at the dedication of Tucker Memorial Church in Isiro, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mrs. Tucker’s husband, J.W., was killed by rebels seven years earlier.
1971 — Missionary Ben Tipton (right) with a tribal chief who accepted Christ in Benin.
1972 — Baptismal service at a village outside Kinshasa.
1972 — Missionary Bobby Herndon talking to children in Senegal.
1973 — Missionary Jimmy Beggs leads in prayer at a seminar for church leaders in Kenya.
1973 — Preparing food for a women’s retreat in Tanzania.
1973 — Breaking ground for Nairobi Christian Center (missionary Del Kingsriter, right).
1974 — Baptismal service in Lesotho.
1990 — Believers in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. (Missionaries Carrol and Gayle Deal and Lois and Frank Mayes, front row, center.)
1992 — Missionary Alice Lear assists at a children’s service in Mali.
1995 — Missionary Duane Stewart (right) in a Bible school class in Ethiopia.
1999 — Missionary Manuel Prabhudas teaches a Bible school class in Madagascar.
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Powerful missions narratives from the past
100 years inspire faith to believe for marvels
and miracles today as the gospel continues to
be shared throughout the world until our
Lord returns to gather His church.
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