Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

Memorials: John Howard Orme

Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

Memorials: John Howard Orme

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John Howard Orme was born on October 7, 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA, to Glenn Howard and Dorothy (Smith) Orme. He was reared in Pittsburgh then saved after high school at a Percy Crawford camp meeting at Pinebrook, PA. He had never heard the gospel before that time. He spent a brief time in the U.S. Air Force reserves, attaining flying status, but was headed for ministry. John attended Philadelphia College of Bible, and there fell in love with Janet Truax of Wilmington, DE, in early 1958. They were married on August 6, 1960 in Wilmington. John received his B.S. from PCB in 1961, followed by his Th.M. and Th.D. degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1965 and 1975 respectively. John was a member of the Evangelical Theological Society for 35 years, from 1973-2008.

John and Janet served in Costa Rica and Guatemala with the Central America Mission, now CAM International, from 1965-79. John was a professor of theology at the Central American Theological Seminary in Guatemala City, plus did personal evangelism, home Bible studies, and short term Bible institute ministries with rural pastors. Returning to the United States in 1979, John became Professor and Department Chair of Cross Cultural Studies at William Tyndale College in Farmington Hills, MI (1979-84), and part time pastor to singles at Highland Park Baptist Church of Detroit, MI (1979-84), then full time associate pastor at Highland Park (1984-90). …

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