Nearer and dearer to me

Author: Wendell P. Loveless

WENDELL P. LOVELESS (1892-1987) was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois, and was first engaged in business in Chicago. In 1914, he was chosen as a member of an entertainment group that toured the United States for six seasons, giving him experience and training in voice, piano, dramatics, and master-of-ceremonies duties, which he used later in Christian ministry. He was an officer in the Marine Corps during World War I, was converted as a result of reading the Bible at home, and became director of the radio department (WMBI) at Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, 1926-1947. He later pastored churches in Wheaton, Illinois; Boca Raton, Florida; and Honolulu, Hawaii, continuing his radio ministry in the last two locations. In 1960, he assigned al… Go to person page >

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First Line: I wandered far in sin's dark maze
Title: Nearer and dearer to me
Author: Wendell P. Loveless
Refrain First Line: Jesus hath saved me



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