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Jesse Moren Bader, American church official. Member central committee World Council of Churches; member National Evangelistic Association; Member Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Theta Ze.; Mason.


Bader, Jesse Moren was born on April 15, 1886 in Bader, Illinois, United States. Son of William Pearson and Jennie Eppert Bader.


Student of University of Kansas, 1905-1907. Bachelor of Arts, Drake U., 1911, Doctor of Divinity, 1930.


Student pastor Disciples of Christ, 1905-1911. Pastor at Atchison, Kansas, 1911-1918. Young Men’s Christian Association secretary overseas, 13 months, 1918-1919.

Pastor Kansas City, Missoury, 1919-1920. Secretary of evangelism, Disciples of Christ, 1920-1931. Executive secretary of department of evangelism Federal Council Churches, 1932-1950.

General secretary World Convention of Churches of Christ (Disciples), since 1930, president, 1930. Executive director joint department of evangelism National Council Churches of Christ in United States of America, 1950-1953. Consultant General Assembly National Council of Churches, Boston, 1954.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Evangelism In A Changing America, 1957. Contributor to Christian Evangelist, World Call, National Council Outlook, etc.


Member central committee World Council of Churches. Member National Evangelistic Association. Member Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Theta Ze.


Married Golda Maude Elam, August 31, 1910.

William Pearson

Jennie Eppert Bader

Golda Maude Elam