Laurence Naden

(1906-1979). Evangelist, radio speaker. Born in Rotorua, New Zealand, and educated at New Zealand Missionary College (now Longburn Adventist College), he served as a pastor/evangelist. He was a pioneer of religious broadcasting in Australia and in 1937 became speaker of the Advent Radio Network based in Sydney. He served as president of South New Zealand Conference from 1939-1941 and of West Australian Conference from 1941 to 1943. He headed the radio ministry of the church in the South Pacific Division (then Australasian Division) until 1954, when he was appointed secretary of the division. Beginning in 1962, he served as president of the division until 1970.

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

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