Monday, February 27, 2017

Died: H. Wilbert Norton, Who Taught Christian Colleges to Care About Missions

The late Congo missionary and TEDS, Wheaton, and RTS educator helped organize the first Urbana conference. H. Wilbert Norton, whose lifelong leadership brought a missions focus to Christian higher education, died last Monday, less than a week after celebrating his 102nd birthday. Norton served at more than a half-dozen Christian schools prior to his retirement in 2003, expanded theological education in Africa as an Evangelical Free Church missionary, and helped organize InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s earliest student mission conference. “Norton’s widespread impact as a church and denominational leader, educator, and missionary has left an amazing legacy,” said Trinity International University president David S. Dockery, who gaveRead More →

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