Institute Of Los Angeles
"Our Bible Institute was conceived in prayer, founded by faith, and established through sacrifice " Lyman
R. A. Torrey , world-renowned evangelist, Bible teacher, and author, became Dean of the Bible In stitute of Los Angeles in 1912. In 1915, v. hen the Church of the Open Door was organized, Dr. Torrey became its first pastor. He served in this twofold capacity until his resignation in 1924.
R. A. TO RREY
T. C. Horton, one of the founders of BIOLA, held the off ice of Superintendent until 1925. He was the first editor of Th e King 's Business, and the organizer cf the Fishermen Clubs. The various home missionary activities of the Institute were largely the outgrowth of his intense missionary zeal.
T. C. HO RTON
Lyman Stewart, cofounder with Mr. Horton of BIOLA, became its first President, holding that office until his death in 1923. He gave largely and sacrificially of his means, not only to BIOLA, but to many other worthy enterprises. The Bible Institute in Changsha, Hunan , China, was founded largely through his interest and gifts .
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