Jack Wyrtzen

Jack Wyrtzen
Short Name: Jack Wyrtzen
Full Name: Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-1996
Birth Year: 1913
Death Year: 1996

Wikipedia Biography

John Von Casper "Jack" Wyrtzen (22 April 1913 – 17 April 1996) was an American youth evangelist and founder of Word of Life ministries, which operates Christian camps, conference centers and Bible institutes. Wyrtzen produced the Word of Life radio program, heard by a nationwide audience. He led the organization for fifty years until his retirement in 1991. Wyrtzen spoke in many churches and venues, holding meetings from the streets to stadiums; he is credited with influencing Billy Graham, George Verwer and other evangelistic leaders.

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