Interview with Armstrong Cheggeh, April 4, 2017

Project: African Immigrants in the Bluegrass Oral History Project

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Armstrong Cheggeh was born in the Kikuyu village of Mbau-ini in Central Kenya in 1956 and walked between 12 and 15 miles each day to attend primary and secondary school. He attended Scott Theological College for two years before coming to the U.S. where he obtained his B.A. and M.A. before returning to Kenya. He served in the Kenya Assembly of God Church before forming in 1998 the Fountain of Life Church International which has grown to over 300 congregations in six countries. He returned to the U.S. to get his Doctor of Ministry from Asbury Seminary in 2004 and has remained in Kentucky. As the presiding bishop of his church, he travels frequently to Africa and hopes to build a pastoral leadership center in Kenya.

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2017oh033_aitb036

Interviewee Name

Armstrong Cheggeh

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Jack Wilson

Interview Date

2017-04-04

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Cheggeh, Armstrong Interview by Jack Wilson. 04 Apr. 2017. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cheggeh, A. (2017, April 04). Interview by J. Wilson. African Immigrants in the Bluegrass Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cheggeh, Armstrong, interview by Jack Wilson. April 04, 2017, African Immigrants in the Bluegrass Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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