Alonzo Wearner

(1892-1964). Missionary, teacher, author. He was born in Colorado and took nurse’s training at St. Helena Sanitarium and Hospital, graduating in 1914. For 10 years he served as a missionary in China, becoming president of the Hupeh Mission. Because of ill health, the family returned to the United States, where he was chaplain of the St. Helena Sanitarium and pastor of the Sanitarium church. He finished graduate work at Pacific Union College in 1942 and was called to the Bible Department at Southwestern Junior College. From 1946 to 1953 he was head of the Bible Department at Union College. He is the author of two textbooks, Fundamentals of Bible Doctrines and The Art of Personal Evangelism.

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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