Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-

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Dates:
Birth 1913-04-22
Death 1996-04-17

Biographical notes:

Evangelist, founder of Word of Life ministry; born John von Casper Wyrtzen on April 22, 1913; honorary degree from Hawthorne Evening Bible School; organized Word of Life Fellowship, 1940; founded Word of Life Bible School, 1942; purchased Schroon Lake for Word of Life camp, ca 1946; opened camps in other cities in U.S. and in countries around the world; traveled as an evangelist; died April 17, 1996.

From the description of Papers of Jack Wyrtzen, 1991. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 44121712

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Subjects:

  • Evangelistic work
  • Church work with youth
  • Conversion
  • Christian leadership
  • Youth--Religious life
  • Christian education, Outdoor
  • Radio in religion

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Places:

  • Europe (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)