J. E. L. Moore

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John Edgar Littleton Moore (born 5 September 1883 at Lewisport, Kentucky; died 26 January 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana) was an ordained minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church and later the Church of the Nazarene,[1] who served as president of the Central Nazarene College (1911–1918), the Eastern Nazarene College (1918–1919), and Olivet University (1919–1922).[2][3][4][5] Converted in July 1904, he received his education at Kentucky State University and Asbury College (graduating from the latter in 1907), then did graduate work for a master's degree at Boston University while principal of the Pentecostal Collegiate Institute.[6] He was also an evangelist and served on the General Board of Foreign Missions for the Church of the Nazarene.[7][8]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Edwin Jones, The Wesleyan Holiness Movement: A Comprehensive Guide (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005):1386.
  2. ^ The Handbook of Texas ONLINE: Central Nazarene College
  3. ^ Cameron, James R. (1968). Eastern Nazarene College—The First Fifty Years, 1900-1950. Kansas City: Nazarene Publishing House. 
  4. ^ Carroll, H. K. (1916). Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada. p. 143. 
  5. ^ Watson, E. O. (1922). Yearbook of the Churches, 1921-1922. Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. p. 58. 
  6. ^ THE NAZARENE PULPIT: A Collection Of 24 Sermons From Well-Known Preachers. Kansas City: Nazarene Publishing House. 1925. 
  7. ^ The Worldwide Mission of the Church
  8. ^ Manual of the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene: 1915-1919
Academic offices
Preceded by
New position
President of the
Eastern Nazarene College

1918–1919
Succeeded by
Fred J. Shields