1874 - 1950 Person Name: Charles W. Naylor Hymnal Title: Calvin Hymnary Project Author of "Der Arge wird ihn nicht antasten" Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life.
Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet.
--John W.V. Smith, DNAH Archives
See also: Neidert, David L. (1985). Reformation's Song: A History of Church of God Music. Anderson, Ind.: the author.
C. W. Naylor